If I am working in bc and had an workplace injury that was no fault of my own. My scheduled shifts are 6-12hr mandentory

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Customer: If I am working in bc and had an workplace injury that was no fault of my own. My scheduled shifts are 6-12hr mandentory shifts a week. The company is saying because I got hurt I am only getting paid 8 hrs in the office on light duty work. What are my rights
JA: Have you discussed the injury with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: Management is saying because I was hurt and on light duty I am only entitled to 8hrs five days a week
JA: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: I belong to a union.
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Since I have been off hurt I am missing 12 hours overtime I worked before I was hurt, I wasn't taken to the hospital until hours after the incident where I was hanging off a barge by a rope and my union is saying being shorted hours is normal procedure.
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Hello! My name is Debra (formerly known as Legal Ease). Thank you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

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Debra, Expert

I am sorry to hear this.

What does your union rep mean by that statement?

Are they not going to help you?

Customer
No, they feel that because its return to work light duty i am only entittled to 40hrs a week not my scheduled shift of 6 12hrs with overtime after 8 hrs and saturday at double time which means my pay has decreased to almost half over an injury thaf was no fault of my own and i have already passed the companies drug and alcohol test thaf was given the day of accident
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But why does the union agree this is correct. That is what I need to know. Does the collective agreement allow for this?

Customer
I am waiting on the new collective agreement to be sent to me
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Debra, Expert

Please let me know when you get it as the answer is in there.

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I will do thank you
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Thanks

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