Collective Bargaining Series

THE ONLY RESOURCE OF ITS KIND!

Lancaster House presents your new bargaining companion!

Introducing a paperback series on collective bargaining. These convenient texts will answer all of your questions pertaining to workplace law and contract language.

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

Plus added feature: 1,700 clauses with commentary from over 600 collective agreements

Call (416) 977-6618 for special multiple volume pricing or for discounts on the entire series. Also available in online format.

Sample: Collective Bargaining Series — Volume 1, Chapter 1
Sample: Collective Bargaining Series — Volume 2, Chapter 4

Series Include:

The topics addressed in Bargaining: Human Rights, Discrimination, Accommodation, Privacy include:

  • prohibited grounds of discrimination
  • harassment complaints and investigations
  • the duty to accommodate, undue hardship, and bona fide occupational requirements
  • accommodation of disabilities
  • absenteeism and attendance management
  • disability-related misconduct
  • last-chance agreements
  • medical information and examinations
  • pay equity and employment equity
  • rights of LGBTQ employees
  • electronic surveillance
  • drug and alcohol testing

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

The topics addressed in Bargaining: Service and Seniority, Vacancies and Job Posting, Transfers and Promotions include:

  • the definition of service and seniority
  • the calculation and termination of seniority
  • seniority rights and accommodation of disabilities
  • seniority and benefits for part-time employees
  • promotion clauses and selection criteria
  • trial and training periods
  • rights of employees on layoff
  • promotional tests and interviews
  • performance appraisals and personnel records
  • job sharing

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

The topics addressed in Bargaining: Occupational Health and Safety include:

  • statutory obligations of employers and employees
  • work refusals
  • stop-work procedures
  • workplace violence and harassment
  • criminal liability for safety violations
  • safety equipment and protective clothing
  • health and safety training
  • joint health and safety committees
  • investigations and inspections
  • rights of pregnant employees

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

The topics addressed in Bargaining: Discharge and Discipline, Grievance Arbitration include:

  • the just cause standard
  • disciplinary procedure and union representation
  • time limits
  • progressive discipline and modification of penalty
  • prior record and sunset clauses
  • deemed termination
  • last-chance agreements
  • probationary employees
  • grievances and grievance procedure
  • pre-hearing orders and interim relief
  • arbitrator’s jurisdiction and powers
  • expedited arbitration
  • grievance mediation

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

The topics addressed in Bargaining: Job Security, Layoff and Recall, Contracting Out, Downsizing include:

  • notice of layoff
  • seniority rights, bumping and recall
  • supplemental unemployment benefits (SUB)
  • bargaining unit work, excluded personnel and outside contractors
  • technological change
  • restructuring, merger and sale of operations
  • job and income protection
  • termination and severance pay
  • bankruptcy and business closure
  • relocation, retraining and early retirement incentives
  • professional responsibility and workload

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

The topics addressed in Bargaining: Workplace Governance, Management Rights, Union Rights include:

  • bargaining unit description and scope clauses
  • union security and dues check-off
  • union representation
  • union activity in the workplace
  • Charter of Rights and freedom of expression
  • management rights
  • workplace rules and policies
  • “work now, grieve later” rule
  • labour-management committees
  • personnel records and employee privacy

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

The topics addressed in Bargaining: Wages and Hours include:

  • job descriptions and classifications
  • pay for work in another classification
  • job evaluation procedures
  • wages, bonuses and monetary allowances
  • cost of living adjustments
  • hours of work and rest periods
  • scheduling and shifts
  • overtime work and overtime rates
  • call-in, standby and other premiums
  • telework and flexible work arrangements

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

The topics addressed in Bargaining: Benefits include:

  • holidays and holiday pay
  • vacations and vacation pay
  • health and welfare plans
  • administration and arbitration of insured benefits
  • workers’ compensation supplements
  • severance and termination pay
  • pension and retirement benefits
  • indemnification for legal expenses
  • training, education and apprenticeship
  • childcare
  • employee assistance programs
  • prepaid legal services

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

The topics addressed in Bargaining: Benefits include:

  • holidays and holiday pay
  • vacations and vacation pay
  • health and welfare plans
  • administration and arbitration of insured benefits
  • workers’ compensation supplements
  • severance and termination pay
  • pension and retirement benefits
  • indemnification for legal expenses
  • training, education and apprenticeship
  • childcare
  • employee assistance programs
  • prepaid legal services

Designed for on-the-go negotiators, each of these ten handy texts is:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law
The topics addressed in Bargaining: Essentials of Collective Bargaining Law include:

  • A concise, informative paperback you can transport with ease
  • An indispensable resource at the bargaining table
  • A comprehensive guide to all major bargaining issues
  • An easy-to-access source of commentary on applicable legislation and case law

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