Holiday pay and collective agreements

Arbitrator overrules language in collective agreement about qualifying days for holiday pay
|Canadian Employment Law Today

A recent arbitrator’s decision is of interest to organizations on two fronts — first, it provides a good example of a situation where holiday pay can be withheld because of the actions of an employee. Second, it highlights the importance of ensuring the collective agreement an employer signs reflects the wording of what was negotiated.

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Dresden Industrial v. U.F.C.W., Local 175