Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act
Marginal note:Hearing of grievance
228 (1) If a grievance is referred to adjudication, the adjudicator must give both parties to the grievance an opportunity to be heard.
Marginal note:Decision on grievance
(2) After considering the grievance, the adjudicator must render a decision and make the order that he or she considers appropriate in the circumstances. The adjudicator must then
(a) send a copy of the order and, if there are written reasons for the decision, a copy of the reasons, to each party, to the representative of each party and to the bargaining agent, if any, for the bargaining unit to which the employee whose grievance it is belongs; and
(b) deposit a copy of the order and, if there are written reasons for the decision, a copy of the reasons, with the Executive Director of the Board.
Marginal note:Decision of board of adjudication
(3) In the case of a board of adjudication, a decision of a majority of the members on a grievance is deemed to be a decision of the board in respect of the grievance, and the decision must be signed by the chairperson of the board.
Marginal note:Decision where majority cannot agree
(4) If a majority of members of the board of adjudication cannot agree on the making of a decision, the decision of the chairperson of the board is deemed to be the decision of the board.
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