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Thursday June 14 2018

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Friday September 28 2018
[CUPW Translation] - 1. INTRODUCTION - [1] In the present case, I issued my first arbitration award on May 31, 2018. I then ruled on several issues in dispute, including the comparator group for rural and suburban mail carriers ("RSMCs") and permanent relief employees ("PREs"), namely the letter carrier group. It was also decided that these jobs are of equal value.[1]
Thursday June 14 2018
ARBITRATION TRIBUNAL - CANADA - PROVINCE OF ONTARIO - Date: May 31, 2018 ADJUDICATOR: MAUREEN FLYNN CANADA POST CORPORATION Hereinafter: “the Corporation” or “CPC” AND CANADIAN UNION OF POSTAL WORKERS - Hereinafter: “the Union” or “CUPW” Collective Agreement: Collective Agreement for Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers between Canada Post Corporation and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers – Expires December 31, 2017 (the “collective agreement”) AWARD OF THE ARBITRATOR (In the matter of a pay equity review process for the Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers)
Monday June 4 2018
In her 176 page decision, Arbitrator Flynn accepted the “derived hourly rate” methodology proposed by CUPW and rejected the point of call approach proposed by Canada Post Corporation. She stated: “the Tribunal comes to the conclusion that the Corporation’s methodology must be rejected. It is not reasonably accurate nor is it reliable. Rather, it is fundamentally flawed and , consequently, produces so-called compensation results that do not correspond to the employees’ respective realities in light of all the evidence that was adduced in this case.”

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