Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Regulations (SOR/2005-79)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2017-06-19. Previous Versions

PART 2Grievances (continued)

Adjudication (continued)

Marginal note:Filing with the Board

 An employer or deputy head or, in the case of a policy grievance, the party that did not refer the grievance to adjudication must, no later than 30 days after the day on which that party was provided with a copy of the notice of the reference to adjudication, file with the Board a copy of the decision that was made in respect of the grievance at each level of the applicable grievance process.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 28

Marginal note:Documentation

  •  (1) If a grievance relates to the interpretation or application of a provision of a collective agreement or an arbitral award, the party referring the grievance to adjudication must, before or at the hearing, provide a copy of the collective agreement or the arbitral award to the adjudicator or the Board, as the case may be, to the other party or its representative, if any, to the intervenors and, if notice to the Canadian Human Rights Commission is given under subsection 210(1), 217(1) or 222(1) of the Act, to the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

  • Marginal note:Bilingualism

    (2) The document shall be filed in both official languages, if it exists in both languages.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 29
  •  (1) [Repealed, SOR/2014-251, s. 30]

  • Marginal note:Consolidation by adjudicator

    (2) To ensure the expeditious resolution of proceedings, an adjudicator may direct that any proceedings before the adjudicator be consolidated with any other proceeding before the adjudicator and may issue directions in respect of the conduct of the consolidated proceeding.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 30

Marginal note:Addition of party or intervenor

  •  (1) Any person with a substantial interest in a grievance may apply to the Board or the adjudicator, as the case may be, to be added as a party or an intervenor.

  • Marginal note:Representations

    (2) The Board or the adjudicator may, after giving the parties the opportunity to make representations in respect of the application, add the person as a party or an intervenor.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 31

Marginal note:Insufficient information

  •  (1) The Board or an adjudicator may, on their own initiative or at the request of a party or an intervenor, in a proceeding before the Board or the adjudicator, as the case may be, request that information contained in any document filed by any other party or any other intervenor be made more complete or specific.

  • Marginal note:Striking out information

    (2) The Board or an adjudicator may, after giving the party or intervenor to whom the request was made the opportunity to reply to the request, strike from the document the information that is incomplete or insufficiently specific.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 31

Marginal note:Notice of pre-hearing conference

 Unless the matter is urgent, the Board must provide the parties and intervenors with notice of a pre-hearing conference at least three days before the day that is fixed for it.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 31

Marginal note:Notice of hearing

  •  (1) Unless the matter is urgent, the Board must provide the parties, intervenors and, if notice to the Canadian Human Rights Commission is given under subsection 210(1), 217(1) or 222(1) of the Act, the Canadian Human Rights Commission with a notice of a hearing at least seven days before the day that is fixed for it.

  • Marginal note:Failure to attend

    (2) If a person who is provided with a notice of hearing fails to attend the hearing or any continuance of it, the Board or the adjudicator, as the case may be, may proceed with the hearing and dispose of the matter without further notice to that person.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 31

Marginal note:Contents of summons application

 The Board or an adjudicator, if necessary for the fair and expeditious resolution of the proceedings before the Board or adjudicator, as the case may be, may require that an application for a summons contain the name and address of the witness to be summoned and a statement of the evidence that the witness is expected to give at the hearing.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 31

Marginal note:Document adduced as evidence

  •  (1) Any document adduced as evidence must be filed at the hearing with a copy for the Board or the adjudicator, as the case may be, for each party, for each intervenor and, if notice to the Canadian Human Rights Commission was given under subsection 210(1), 217(1) or 222(1) of the Act, for the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

  • Marginal note:Bilingualism

    (2) The document shall be filed in both official languages, if it exists in both languages.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 32

Marginal note:Adjournment of hearings

 The Board or adjudicator may adjourn a hearing before the Board or adjudicator, as the case may be, and specify the day, time, place and terms of its continuance.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 33

Marginal note:Withdrawal from a group grievance

 A bargaining agent who receives a notice of withdrawal from a group grievance referred to in section 218 of the Act after the grievance has been referred to adjudication must provide a copy of the notice to the Board.

  • SOR/2014-251, s. 33

PART 3Transitional Provision, Repeal and Coming into Force

Transitional

Marginal note:Transitional

 The P.S.S.R.B Regulations and Rules of Procedure, 1993 continue to apply after the coming into force of section 108 in respect of all proceedings to which the Public Service Staff Relations Act, chapter P-35 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, continues to apply as provided under Part 5 of the Public Service Modernization Act, chapter 22 of the Statutes of Canada, 2003.

Repeal

Marginal note:Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 12 of Part 1 of the Public Service Modernization Act, chapter 22 of the Statutes of Canada, 2003, comes into force.

 
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