Translation Policy: This specialized publication of awards, decisions and summaries is available in English only according to Regulation 671/92 which exempts it from translation under the French Language Services Act. To obtain information in French, please contact the Ontario Police Arbitration and Adjudication Commission at or 416-314-3520.

N.B. Awards and decisions relating to hearings where the clients have participated in both English and French will be released in both languages simultaneously.

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
PROCEDURAL ISSUES - Adjournment   Duty of fair representation complaint - Following first interim award complainant requested an adjournment - Not productive to order complainant to proceed against his wishes - Adjournment granted sine die - Second interim award.
See Also: Associations, PROCEDURAL ISSUES - Adjournment
Download PDF file 20-004 05/05/2020 Brownlee, D. Brantford

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