BRITISH COLUMBIA
LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD
COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ARBITRATION BUREAU

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

Section 104
1997/Jan/01 to 1997/Dec/31

Type of Grievance
All Sectors Private Sector Public Sector
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Benefits Entitlement 47 7% 37 8% 10 7%
Class Size 7 1% 0 0% 7 5%
Classification/Pay Rate 25 4% 18 4% 7 5%
Contract Interpretation 3 0% 3 1% 0 0%
Discipline/Suspension 46 7% 41 8% 5 3%
Dismissal 185 29% 160 33% 25 17%
Hours of Work 28 4% 22 5% 6 4%
Job Posting/Selection 76 12% 30 6% 46 30%
Lay-Off 31 5% 22 5% 9 6%
Non-Payment of Dues 45 7% 42 9% 3 2%
Other 54 9% 37 8% 17 11%
Wages (Payment Of) 35 6% 28 6% 7 5%
Work Jurisdiction 52 8% 43 9% 9 6%
Total: 634 100% 483 100% 151 100%

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