COMM 392 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING RIGHTS

Certification process regulated by labour relations

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Unformatted text preview: is certified (in CB agreement) the employer has an obligation to negotiation with the union to attempt to reach a collective agreement. Certification establishes the union as the exclusive bargaining agent for all employees in the bargaining unit and changes in the terms of employment must be negotiated with the union. Certification Process (regulated by labour relations legislation) 1. Union files application 2. Employer is notified 3. Employer is allowed to reply or challenge the action 4. Labour relations board determines the appropriate bargaining unit 5. Board determines sufficient support for certification on the basis of membership cards or holding a vote 6. A hearing is then held by the board For a union to be...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2014 for the course COMM 392 taught by Professor Carson during the Fall '09 term at The University of British Columbia.

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