Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Regulations
77 (1) Subject to subsection (2), but notwithstanding any other provision of these Regulations, the Board may decide to dismiss a grievance on the ground that it is not a grievance that may be referred to adjudication pursuant to paragraph 63(1)(a), (b) or (c) of the Act.
(2) Before dismissing a grievance pursuant to subsection (1), in order to determine whether or not a grievance may be referred to adjudication, the Board shall
(a) invite the parties to submit written arguments within the time and in the manner specified by the Board; or
(b) hold a hearing.
(3) Where the Board dismisses a grievance pursuant to subsection (1), the Board shall state in a written decision its reasons therefor and serve a copy thereof on the parties to the grievance.
(4) An aggrieved employee may, within 25 days after being served with a decision pursuant to subsection (1), file with the Executive Director a request that the Board review its decision.
(5) A request for review filed pursuant to subsection (4) shall contain a concise statement of the facts and grounds on which the aggrieved employee relies.
(6) Where a request for review is filed with the Executive Director, the Board shall
(a) rescind its decision and direct that the grievance be proceeded with in the manner set forth in sections 67 to 76;
(b) serve the aggrieved employee and any other person who, in the opinion of the Board, may be affected by the grievance with a notice of hearing in Form 16 to show cause why the grievance should be heard; or
(c) confirm in writing its decision dismissing the grievance.
- SOR/2005-80, s. 7
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