We consulted on the STAT (statutory holiday) that fall on the Monday for July on June 27th.
We agreed to a single schedule for the remaining STAT Mondays of the year in July, August, September, October and November. That is what our minutes says.
We had a deal where everyone can have 3 days in a row.
Sadly, they renege on that agreement and dishonourably changed August. They want to do it again for September. This is what’s called consulting in bad faith.
Those that are on Shift 3 Distribution and R&D will NOT enjoy a long weekend due to this act.
They want you to have 2 days off, come in and work a day, then a day off, then back to regular schedule. Yet everyone else, will enjoy a long weekend, but not you. Does that seem fair to you?
We are not agreeing to them messing with your weekend!!
The employer boasts on their website in large bold fonts: “Doing right by our people” and “Building alignment with our bargaining agents”.
See for yourself HERE.
The Article states ‘Our goal is to create an inclusive and caring workplace where everyone is welcome, heard and has equal opportunity.’
They do a lot of talking the talk, but we haven’t seen any of the walking the walk. What happened to everyone having an equal opportunity to spend time with their families and or friends on a long weekend? What about getting the kids ready for school? What of work-life balance?
Those of you affected by not having a long weekend, please file a grievance fact sheet HERE so we can compile a group complaint and ask for the maximum at Arbitration, because we feel you deserve it.