CANADIAN RAILWAY OFFICE OF ARBITRATION
CASE NO. 2784
Heard in Calgary, Tuesday, 12 November 1996
Canadian Pacific railway company
Canadian Council of Railway Operating Unions [United Transportation Union]
An alleged violation of article 37(f)(2).
JOINT STATEMENT OF ISSUE:
On November 4, 1994, Trainperson G. Nelson attempted to hold himself in for spare running as provided for under article 37(f)(2) of the collective agreement. His request was denied.
The Council contends that Mr. Nelson should have been permitted to take the service as a conductor as he desired.
The Company has declined the Councils request.
FOR THE Council: FOR THE COMPANY:
(SGD.) L. O. Schillaci (SGD.) S. Seeney
General Chairman for: District General Manager, B.C. District
There appeared on behalf of the Company:
M. E. Keiran Manager, Labour Relations, Calgary
R. E. Wilson Director, Labour Relations, Calgary
S. Seeney Manager, Labour Relations, Calgary
R. V. Hampel Labour Relations Officer, Calgary
R. M. Smith Labour Relations Officer, Calgary
J. C. Copping Labour Relations Officer, Calgary
And on behalf of the Council:
J. K. Jeffries Vice-General Chairman, Cranbrook
L. O. Schillaci General Chairman, Calgary
B. McLafferty Vice-General Chairman, Moose Jaw
D. H. Finnson Secretary, Saskatoon
AWARD OF THE ARBITRATOR
At the request of the parties, the hearing of the grievance was adjourned sine die.
November 16, 1996 (signed) MICHEL G. PICHER