The term Operational Requirements gets used and misused at times when the employer is considering leave requests. When can the employer use Operational Requirements as the reason for denying leave requests of our members? Do they have to prove that there are genuine Requirements? What can a Steward do to assist a co-worker whose leave requests are denied for this reason?
We'll be answering these questions and any other that you have at our virtual SSRT. Sue Koser, a Labour Relations Advisor for YEU will share her experiences with handling problems around this issue. Please RSVP by clicking the red button below if you plan on taking Union Leave to participate.
Here is some background reading to prime the pump: https://www.yeu.ca/leavedenied