Vice-President and Grievance Officer Duties

The Vice-President shall assist the President in the discharge of the President’s duties and during the President’s absence shall perform the duties of the President. In the event that a vacancy occurs in the office of President, the Vice-President shall act as President for the unexpired term.

In terms of job duties and key roles, the Vice President is, along with the President, responsible for attending Labour Management Meetings, Central Heating Plant Labour Management Meetings and Informal meetings with the Employer, Bargaining Committee meetings and details, Job Evaluation and Pay Equity Meetings, including joint meetings with the Employer, assisting the President in negotiating Minutes of Settlement, Memorandums of Agreement, etc., with the Employer, and attends Grievances Meetings, and assists all Local Committees.

The Grievance Officer (formally Chief Steward) is the main contact for all Stewards and, in consultation with the President and Staff Representative, is responsible for overseeing the grievance procedure with the assistance of the Grievance Committee.