BRITISH COLUMBIA
LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD
COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ARBITRATION BUREAU

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

Section 104
1999/Jan/01 to 1999/Dec/31

Type of Grievance
All Sectors Private Sector Public Sector
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Benefits Entitlement 50 8% 28 7% 22 9%
Classification/Pay Rate 21 3% 12 3% 9 4%
Contract Interpretation 10 2% 6 2% 4 2%
Discipline/Suspension 73 11% 50 13% 23 10%
Dismissal 135 21% 116 29% 19 8%
Harassment/Discrimination 31 5% 2 1% 29 12%
Hours of Work/Scheduling 36 6% 18 5% 18 7%
Job Posting/Selection 68 11% 35 9% 33 14%
Management Rights 44 7% 28 7% 16 7%
Non-Payment of Dues/Benefits 37 6% 33 8% 4 2%
Other 14 2% 3 1% 11 5%
Seniority/Lay-Off/Recall 33 5% 19 5% 14 6%
Wages (Payment Of) 62 10% 33 8% 29 12%
Work Jurisdiction 24 4% 15 4% 9 4%
Total: 638 100% 398 100% 240 100%

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