Master Agreement Between the Government of the Province of Alberta and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees
LETTER OF UNDERSTANDING # 20PAY EQUITY
THE CROWN IN RIGHT OF ALBERTA(The Employer)
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THE ALBERTA UNION OF PROVINCIAL EMPLOYEES(The Union)
The Parties agree to the creation of a policy table, within ninety (90) days of ratification of the agreement, to discuss pay equity where there is evidence of gender predominance associated with an inequity.
The policy table will:
Membership at the policy table will include up to six (6) representatives from the Employer and six (6) representatives from the Union, unless otherwise agreed by both Parties. The representatives shall meet quarterly or more frequently if deemed appropriate by the policy table representatives.
Members at the policy table will appoint co-chairs (one (1) Union and one (1) Employer) who will alternate in facilitating discussion during meeting.
Minutes will be taken and distributed to all representatives within two (2) weeks of a meeting.
Each Party will be responsible for their representatives' salary and any travel costs associated.
The application of the processes and timelines in this Letter of Understanding are subject to the Grievance Procedure in Article 29. The outcome(s) of the policy table is not subject to the Grievance Procedure set out in Article 29.
This letter of understanding will remain in effect for the term of the Collective Agreement.
Dated this 27th day of November, 2018.
ORIGINAL SIGNED BY
LANA LOUGHEED GUY SMITH
Public Service Commissioner President, Alberta Union of Provincial Employees