The collective agreement may have specific rules, in which case such provisions answer the question. For example, many agreements assume that a worker absent for more than three days without leave has terminated his or her job. The erection can also be very important when it comes to determining who should be fired. Usually in collective agreements, a rule is that if a layoff is necessary, employees are chosen in the reverse order of seniority. The last employees are therefore the most likely to be laid off. It`s a “last-in, first out” rule. The length of seniority is approximately the length of service an employee has. However, certain periods cannot be attributed to an employee`s seniority, although they are included in the time of service. Yes, for example. B, an employee is promoted to a management position and then returns to the bargaining unit, some or all of the management period cannot be attributed to the employee`s seniority, although it is part of the employee`s period of service.

A fifth right, which is included in most collective agreements, generally provides for 9 to 13 days of leave per year. The agreement stipulates that the worker must be entitled to benefits in order to receive leave pay. Qualifications vary considerably from agreement to agreement, but they often include the rule that workers must actually work on the scheduled work day before and after leave, unless they are on scheduled leave. In the event of leave, the rule may require that the worker actually worked one day in the two weeks prior to the leave. Collective agreements are very different as to whether a worker should take a leave of absence, when to be taken and how it is intended. At least most agreements require employees to take at least two weeks off per year. Many rights in a collective agreement are based on the seniority of an employee. The seniority rule can be applied either on a bargaining unit-wide basis, or on a departmental or classification basis.

The right not to be disciplined without fair reason during certain trading periods will be enforceable through an arbitration of appeals. For more information on collective agreements, visit the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development website. For federal affairs, see the Government of Canada`s public sector collective agreements website. If, in a given department or job, there is a surplus of workers that requires the dismissal of a service, that manager may indeed have the oldest rights that allow him to work a young employee, even if he works in another department.