Category: Arbitration

Union members must grieve vaccination policies, court rules, declining to intervene in UHN vaccination policy

The Superior Court of Justice for Ontario, in a decision issued today, refused to accept the request from employees of the University Health Network to strike down the hospital’s mandatory vaccination policy.
CUPE intervened in this hearing and specifically asked that the part of the policy that allows the hospital to fire employees be struck down. This was also denied.
Employees must rely on the grievance procedure and not the courts in order to resolve these matters, the court ruled.

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Legal Update – January 11

This is an update on the central grievances and arbitrations this past year. Due to the current pandemic our focus has somewhat shifted to different types of cases, including but not limited to: personal protective equipment grievances and Bill 195 (emergency powers).

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