Brothers and Sisters,
In an effort to keep the membership of 5890 more informed, your Grievance Committee would like you know that in the past 6 months the Local has filed almost 140 grievances with the company. In fact, since ratification there has been over 520 grievances filed. We have seen an increase in both Terminations and Drug and Alcohol testing since a new Director of Human Resources Canada was hired. Focusing on the last 6 months here is a breakdown.
* 8 Post Incident Drug and Alcohol Tests
*1 Reasonable Suspicion Test
*15 Indefinite Suspensions
*7 Grievances for suspensions over 4 days
*17 Grievances filed for 3 day suspensions
*3 Grievances filed for 2 day suspensions
*15 Grievances filed for 1 day suspensions
*10 Grievances filed for written warnings.
*18 Grievances for Line of Progression/ Overtime violations
*9 Grievances filed for the Company not following Timelines as outlined in the C.B.A
That is 106 suspension days filed in the past 6 months not including the Terminations.