3.2 The spirit and intent of the agreement is to promote the best possible relationship between the university and its employees represented by its recognized unions and to create a consensual method of discussion, consultation and negotiation to that end. Without prejudice to the provisions relating to management decisions established or made within the framework governed by the Charter and the statutes or by the general government of the university, this agreement aims to provide additional mechanisms to resolve problems between the university as an employer and the agents represented by unions recognized as employees. 6.1 The agreed objective of mutual agreement between all parties to this agreement is to work in partnership to resolve disputes by using the consultation and negotiation processes set out in this document and avoiding disputes until all stages of this procedure are exhausted. Date of the last review: May 18, 2016 (with a temporary increase in time to ease and backfill in 2018 and 2020 and recognition for teachers in 2019) This letter informs a union that, despite correspondence from this union indicating that it is recognized, the organization is not aware of a prior recognition agreement. 7.1 The parties to this agreement reserve the right to terminate it in writing within six months. Changes can be made with the agreement of the parties. The purpose of this letter is to confirm with the union the agreements reached with respect to the bargaining unit. Level 3 – If the problem is not resolved after Levels 1 and 2, it can be referred to an appropriate external agency (ACAS) with the agreement of both parties (as defined in Section 6). 6.4 Any misinterpretation of the interpretation of this agreement should first be referred to the Director of Human Resources or the delegated representative and designated (and accredited) union representatives. The recognition agreement between employers and a union outlines issues that cover collective bargaining and how collective bargaining takes place.
3.6 This section of the agreement covers the provisions of Article 178 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) 1992, as amended by subsequent legislation. On issues to be addressed in collective bargaining between university management and staff, 1.3 The purpose of this agreement is to meet the requirements of the relevant sections of the Workers` Information and Consultation Regulation (2004), the Labour Rights Act (1996), the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act (1992) (“TULR (C)A 1992” and subsequent provisions or other legislation relating to worker-to-worker relations. This is an agreement that exists under the Worker Information and Consultation Regulation (2004) and replaces all previous agreements. 6.2 This document outlines the procedures for dealing with and resolving differences in the form of collective issues that fall within the agreement, which are raised by its accredited representative of a union recognized on behalf of the members.