Table of Contents

Context
Timelines
Criterion for Review
Representations to the Committee
Conduct of the Review/Hearing
Role of the Chairperson
Role of Committee Secretary (Committee Advisor)
Role of Committee Members
Role of Representatives
Mediation/Voluntary Resolution
Recommendation and Report
Subsequent Steps
Confidentiality

Context

paragraph 15.1.5 (c) of the NJC By-Laws

subsection 15.1.4

subsection 15.1.10

subsections 15.1.19 and 15.1.20

subsection 15.1.11

Timeliness

Criterion for Review

subsection 15.1.12

subsection 15.2.1

Representations to the Committee

subsection 15.1.18

Conduct of the Review / Hearing

(i)  The chairperson introduces all attendees, outlines the purpose of the meeting and the procedure to be followed, and determines any preliminary issues.

(ii)  The representative of the grievor distributes his/her written case summary and makes an oral presentation.  Committee members pose questions of clarification.

(iii)  The representative of the employer distributes his/her written case summary and makes an oral presentation.  Committee members pose questions of clarification.

(iv)  The representative of the employer is offered an opportunity to comment on the grievor's case.

(v)  The representative of the grievor is offered an opportunity to comment on the employer's case.

(vi)  Committee members pose final questions of clarification.

Role of the Chairperson

Role of Committee Secretary (Committee Advisor)

subsection 6.3.1

Role of Committee Members

Role of Representatives

Mediation/Voluntary Resolution

Recommendation and Report

  1. A statement of the conclusion reached by the committee (i.e., that the grievor was or was not treated within the intent of the directive, in whole or in part);
  2. The reasons why the committee reached this conclusion, including specific identification of the relevant provisions of the directive on which the conclusion was based, and the committee's determination with respect to the intent of these provisions;

    and
  3. A clear statement of the recommended corrective action, if any, including an effective date as appropriate. (Should corrective action already have been taken, this corrective action should be identified and the committee should recommend whether or not this action be considered sufficient.)

Subsequent Steps

subsection 15.1.13

subsections 15.1.14 and 15.1.15

subsection 15.1.16

subsection 15.1.17

Confidentiality