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September 17, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com September 17, 2018 Calgary grocery store cashier fired after giving customer free case of pop Violated internal-theft policy: Employer AFTER SHE was confused during a price-check, a cashier mistakenly gave a customer a free case of pop, leading to her termination. "KW" had nine years of service with the em- ployer, the Calgary Co-Operative Association, at the West Springs store in Calgary when on Jan. 13, 2017, she served a customer who wished to pur- chase two 24-can cases of Co-op-branded pop. When KW scanned the flavoured beverage (known as Citrus Wave), it came up as $3.99 per case. The customer said all the other cases were on sale at $2.99 and she asked to receive that price. KW asked one of the store clerks to do a price check to find out the correct charge for the pop. When the clerk returned, he told KW that $3.99 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 No Marriott strike Tentative agreement reached that sees 168 Toronto hotel workers working during Toronto International Film Festival UPS Cartage Services — Quebec pg. 3 The County of Grande Prairie — Alberta pg. 4 University of Toronto — Ontario pg. 5 Spruce Lodge Home for the Aged — Ontario pg. 5 Real Canadian Wholesale Club — Alberta pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View 2 0 1 8 READERS' LABOUR RELATIONS TRAINING CHOICE irc.queensu.ca Mastering Fac t-Finding & Investigation, Nov. 6-9, 2018: Vic toria Building Internal Capacity To Effectively Deal with Workplace Complaints Strategies for Workplace Conflic ts, Oc t. 30-Nov. 1, 2018: Toronto Practical & Effective Conflict Resolution Skills for Managing Ever yday Workplace Disputes AUTOMOTIVE PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS Autoliv Canada Tilbury, Ont. (170 customer-focus, prototype, barcode functions employees, lab technicians, shippers, receivers) and Unifor, Local 1941 Renewal agreement: Effective Oct. 15, 2017, to Oct. 15, 2020. Signed on Oct. 15, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective Oct. 15, 2017: $0.40 per hour Effective Oct. 15, 2018: $0.40 per hour Employer denies bereavement leave after death of worker's ex-spouse WHEN HER former husband of 24 years died, a Saskatchewan worker wanted time off the attend the funeral. Even though they had been di- vorced for six years, Sheila Koller, who had two sons with her ex- husband, requested bereavement leave from her employer, the Sas- katchewan Health Authority. Koller took time off work from Nov. 5 to 8, 2012, after her hus- band passed away on Nov. 4. She wanted to use the time off from the bereavement provision of the collective agreement, which see 'Strained' > pg. 8

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