BRITISH COLUMBIA
LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD
COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ARBITRATION BUREAU

Number of requests for appointment, by type of grievance by industry sector

Section 104
1996/Jan/01 to 1996/Dec/31

Type of Grievance
All Sectors Private Sector Public Sector
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Benefits Entitlement 51 9% 34 9% 17 10%
Class Size 8 1% 0 0% 8 4%
Classification/Pay Rate 41 8% 15 4% 26 15%
Contract Interpretation 3 1% 3 1% 0 0%
Discipline/Suspension 41 8% 36 10% 5 3%
Dismissal 151 28% 113 31% 38 21%
Hours of Work 23 4% 18 5% 5 3%
Job Posting/Selection 69 13% 32 9% 37 21%
Lay-Off 26 5% 16 4% 10 6%
Management Rights 6 1% 3 1% 3 2%
Non-Payment of Dues 26 5% 24 7% 2 1%
Other 32 6% 22 6% 10 6%
Wages (Payment Of) 31 6% 25 7% 6 3%
Work Jurisdiction 32 6% 21 6% 11 6%
Total: 540 100% 362 100% 178 100%

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