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181-2-483 (2001 PSSRB 74)
Federal Government Dockyards, Trades and Labour Council (Esquimalt, B.C.) v. Treasury Board
Before: Y. Tarte
Appearances: Decided without an oral hearing
Decision rendered: July 18, 2001
Designation of positions having safety or security duties – Subsection 78.1(6) of the Public Service Staff Relations Act (PSSRA) – Ship Repair-West Group – pursuant to subsection 78.1(4) of the PSSRA, the parties met to review each position in the bargaining unit to determine whether any of them had safety or security duties as specified in subsection 78(1) of the PSSRA – in due course, pursuant to subsection 78.1(5) of the PSSRA, the employer provided the Board with a statement of the positions that the parties had determined do not have safety or security duties – in addition, pursuant to subsection 78.1(7) of the PSSRA, the employer advised the Board that the parties had been unable to agree on whether a number of positions have safety or security duties and the employer was therefore referring those positions to a designation review panel – a designation review panel was duly established – subsequently, the Board was informed that the parties had reached an agreement on the positions which have safety or security duties – the Board therefore designated, pursuant to subsection 78.1(6) of the PSSRA, all these positions – pursuant to section 78.5 of the PSSRA, the Board authorized the employer to inform of the designation the employees occupying those additional positions – the Board directed the employer to inform of the designation the employees occupying those additional positions within the time limit and pursuant to the procedure specified in section 60 of the P.S.S.R.B. Regulations and Rules of Procedure, 1993 – the Board further directed the employer to so notify future incumbents of those additional positions within 30 days of the date on which they occupy those positions.