Duty of Fair Representation

Individual officers may not bring grievances against a Police Services Board. However, arbitral jurisprudence to date has allowed individual officers to bring a “duty of fair representation” (DFR) grievance against a Police Association.

Query Results
Classification Award # Award Date Arbitrator Municipality
Duty of Fair Representation   ARBITRATION HEARING - Conduct of hearing - Duty of fair representation complaint - Applicant brought motion for recusal - Particulars of alleged bias reviewed against judicial test for bias - Arbitrator’s decisions concerning procedural matters were made with proper regard to procedural fairness for both parties - No justification for recusal of arbitrator on the grounds of bias - Motion dismissed - Preliminary award.
See Also: Associations, Duty of Fair Representation
Download PDF file 17-001 02/22/2017 Marcotte, W Ottawa
Duty of Fair Representation   Complainant alleging association breached its duty of fair representation in the manner it dealt with his complaints of mistreatment by service - Complainant requesting production of documents from association and from service - Issue whether association breached its duty of fair representation, not merits of complainant’s grievance - Association and police service to disclose to complainant any information arguably relevant to issue in dispute - Preliminary award.
See Also: Procedural Issues, Duty of Fair Representation
Download PDF file 14-001 12/28/2013 Starkman, D Ottawa
Duty of Fair Representation   Duty of Fair Representation
See Also: Duty of Fair Representation
Download PDF file 09-10 09/27/2009 Starkman, D North Bay

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