BRITISH COLUMBIA
LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD
COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ARBITRATION BUREAU

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

Section 104
1998/Jan/01 to 1998/Dec/31

Type of Grievance
All Sectors Private Sector Public Sector
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Benefits Entitlement 57 9% 32 7% 25 15%
Class Size 3 0% 0 0% 3 2%
Classification/Pay Rate 28 5% 16 4% 12 7%
Contract Interpretation 5 1% 4 1% 1 1%
Discipline/Suspension 47 8% 31 7% 16 9%
Dismissal 177 29% 139 31% 38 22%
Harassment/Discrimination 5 1% 1 0% 4 2%
Hours of Work/Scheduling 37 6% 31 7% 6 4%
Job Posting/Selection 71 12% 37 8% 34 20%
Management Rights 9 1% 7 2% 2 1%
Non-Payment of Dues/Benefits 39 6% 38 9% 1 1%
Other 49 8% 41 9% 8 5%
Seniority/Lay-Off/Recall 31 5% 24 5% 7 4%
Wages (Payment Of) 17 3% 15 3% 2 1%
Work Jurisdiction 41 7% 31 7% 10 6%
Total: 616 100% 447 100% 169 100%

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