Court settles confusion over holiday pay entitlement in collective agreement

Union and employer had different interpretations of new clause on holiday pay for part-timers
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 07/29/2009

On July 19, 2001, the Canadian Union of Public Employees signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Marianhill, a long-term and chronic care facility in Pembroke, Ont. The MOA stated it would include the terms of the previous collective agreement, which was set to expire, with an amendment to the guaranteed hours section.