TUTORIAL 13 Q4

Q4. Identify and briefly explain the causes of Trade Dispute
Any dispute between an employer and his workers which is connected with the employment or nonemployment or the terms of employment or the condition of work of any such worker.
‡Example: dismissed without just cause or excuse ,clashing interest or unfair disciplinary action

TUTORIAL 13 Q4 Causes of a trade dispute : ‡An individual who has a grievance ‡A difference of opinions between a union and an employer as to the appropriate terms and condition of service ‡A difference of opinion as to the interpretation of a collective agreement ‡The non.implementation of an agreement or award .

If the supervisor is unable to satisfactorily settle the grievance. .TUTORIAL 13 Q4 ‡An individual who has a grievance Worker s complaint Is represented by his union Who has exhausted the grievance procedure without getting satisfactory result For examples: A time limit will be provided to ensure no manager sit on the complaints. it will be passed up to a higher level until it is finally either settled or the union takes it as a dispute.

. issues which are not connected specifically with the wages or terms of employement of workers are not considered a trade dispute.TUTORIAL 13 Q4 ‡ A difference of opinions between a union and an employer as to the appropriate terms and condition of service  For example. Thus. the Supreme Court has ruled that the Industrial Court cannot order an employer to implement a check-off agreement.

TUTORIAL 13 Q4 ‡ A difference of opinion as to the interpretation of a collective agreement  Conflict between an employer and his employees is an inherent possibility given that they have clashing interests ‡ The non.implementation of an agreement or award  Disciplinary action taken by the employer may be considered unfair or unwarranted .

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