13. The Board’s mandate is to provide adjudication services, mediation services and compensation analysis and research services in accordance with this Act.
Marginal note:Adjudication services
14. The adjudication services to be provided by the Board consist of the hearing of applications and complaints made under this Part, the referral of grievances to adjudication in accordance with Part 2 and the hearing of matters brought before the Board under Part 3.
Marginal note:Mediation services
15. The mediation services to be provided by the Board consist of
(a) assisting parties in the negotiation of collective agreements and their renewal;
(b) assisting parties in the management of the relations resulting from the implementation of collective agreements;
(c) mediating in relation to grievances; and
(d) assisting the Chairperson in discharging his or her responsibilities under this Act.
Marginal note:Compensation analysis and research services
16. (1) The compensation analysis and research services to be provided by the Board include conducting compensation surveys, compiling information relating to compensation, analyzing that information and making it, and the analysis, available to the parties and to the public, and conducting any research relating to compensation that the Chairperson may direct.
Marginal note:Restriction on disclosure
(2) In making information or analysis available under subsection (1), no member and no person employed by or acting under the direction of the Board shall disclose or knowingly cause to be disclosed, by any means, any information that makes it possible to relate the information or analysis to any identifiable individual person, business or organization.
(3) Subsection (2) does not apply if the person, business or organization concerned has consented in writing to the information being disclosed.
Marginal note:National Joint Council
17. The Board’s mandate includes the provision of facilities and administrative support to the National Joint Council.
Appointment of Members
18. (1) To be eligible to hold office as a member, a person must
(b) not hold any other office or employment under the employer;
(c) not be a member of or hold an office or employment under an employee organization certified as a bargaining agent;
(d) not carry on any activity inconsistent with the person’s functions; and
(e) have knowledge of or experience in labour relations.
(2) Despite paragraph (1)(b), a person is not ineligible to hold office as a member by reason only of holding office as a member of any board that may be constituted by the Commissioner in Council of the Northwest Territories or the Legislature of Yukon or the Legislature for Nunavut with powers and functions similar to those of the Board.
- 2003, c. 22, ss. 2 “18”, 273.
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