Union alleges senior custodian overlooked during hiring process

Worker 'able to perform job' as required in agreement: CUPE
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 06/11/2018

A school custodian at the New Maryland Elementary School in New Maryland, N.B., had worked as a custodian 1 and a school bus driver when she applied for an open custodian 2 position.

Olivia Grass worked for the employer, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, since 2014 and submitted her name for consideration when the position came open at the Harvey Elementary School in April 2017.

The job classification specification listed three years’ experience under the heading of qualifications.