CANADIAN RAILWAY OFFICE OF ARBITRATION
& DISPUTE RESOLUTION
CASE NO. 3707
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY COMPANY
The dismissal of Conductor D.P. Knorr,
COMPANY’S STATEMENT OF ISSUE:
The contract included random testing for drugs and alcohol.
The results of the testing were reported to Mr. Knorr’s supervisor who in turn initiated a formal investigation into the matter. Following the investigation the grievor was discharged for “failure to comply with terms of your continuing employment contract dated May 24th, 2007.”
FOR THE COMPANY:
(SGD.) K. MORRIS
FOR: VICE-PRESIDENT, LABOUR RELATIONS
There appeared on behalf of the Company [among others]:
D. Crossan – Manager, Labour Relations, Prince George
J. Cavé –
J. Orr – General Manager, Prairie Subdivision
There appeared on behalf of the
M. Church –
B. R. Boechler –
D. Knorr – Grievor
AWARD OF THE ARBITRATOR
At the hearing the issue was resolved between the parties. The
settlement agreement signed by the Company,
Re: CROA 3707 Mediated Settlement with Arbitrator John Moreau
This letter confirms the terms of settlement agreed to among the parties in the matter of the grievance hearing of Mr. Davin Knorr.
The parties agree to the following terms and conditions:
9. The hearing is adjourned sine die and the Arbitrator remains seized of the grievance and implementation of this agreement.
(signed) JOHN M. MOREAU, Q.C.