Annex E – 1.1 Cover Page for Labour Relations, Human Rights and Political Activities

SECTION 1: LABOUR RELATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS, POLITICAL ACTIVITIES

INSTRUMENT OF DELEGATION OF LABOUR RELATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND POLITICAL ACTIVITIES AUTHORITIES FOR THE OMBUDSMAN AND THE OFFICE OF THE DND-CF OMBUDSMAN

PLEASE NOTE: FOR LABOUR RELATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND POLITICAL ACTIVITIES AUTHORITIES FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE EXECUTIVE GROUP, PLEASE REFER TO THE INSTRUMENT OF DELEGATION OF MANAGEMENT OF EXECUTIVE SERVICES.

With respect to Labour Relations, Human Rights, and Political Activities authorities, the following directions apply:

Labour Relations

Managers in the positions identified by the delegation instrument may exercise the authorities delegated to them, after completing the training for delegated managers, and provided that the Ombudsman has authorized them in writing to do so.

Human Rights

The designation is given to the Director General of Legal Services for the office DND-CF Ombudsman.

This delegation includes the negotiation and payment of settlements under the Canadian Human Rights Act and in respect of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal orders under that Act which are not made orders of the Federal Court, where such settlements involve complaints by civilian employees of the office of the DND-CF Ombudsman or complaints by members of the public against civilian employees of the office of the DND-CF Ombudsman, in accordance with the procedures and monetary limits set out in the Treasury Board Directive on Claims and Ex gratia Payments, as if the payment were a liability payment for a tort with the related funding provisions.

The Director General of Legal Services for the office of the DND-CF Ombudsman will consult with the DND/CF Legal Advisor in order to establish a margin for negotiating settlements under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Political Activities

Designation is given to the Ombudsman to provide input and recommendations to the Public Service Commission regarding declarations of intent to engage in political activity brought forth by employees of the office of the DND-CF Ombudsman.

 

This instrument takes effect on day/month/ 2017.

 


 

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