Your ACCEX is happy to announce that counsel has advised us that we were successful in our arbitration of Rouge Policy Grievance CHQ-rouge-16-17 – Vacation Entitlement. Arbitrator Gedalof ruled in favour of the Union. His decision and award can be read HERE.Arbitrator Gedalof settled a dispite over section L55.10.02 of the collective agreement on vacation entitlement, declaring:
I declare that third step in the vacation grid begins with 3 completed years of service and the fourth step in the vacation grid begins with 12 completed years of service. I further order that the Employer credit employees who were not allocated vacation in accordance with this interpretation with 5 days of vacation.