Awards and decisions will be released in the language of the hearing. However, these documents will be translated in French or English at the request of a party to the proceedings, or at the discretion of the Commission upon request from a member of the public. 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
Jurisdiction   Appointment of arbitrator - Whether arbitrator hearing duty of fair representation complaint has jurisdiction to award costs - Police Services Act expressly stating each party to bear its own costs - Complainant a “party” - PSA expressly stating Arbitration Act, 1991 not applicable to arbitrations conducted under “this part” - Arbitration of unfair representation complaint following a s. 124 appointment is an arbitration under “this part” - No jurisdiction to award costs.
See Also: Jurisdiction, Remedies, Complaints
Download PDF file 11-009 05/31/2011 Snow, H. Toronto

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