Canadian Labour Reporter

May 20, 2019

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com May 20, 2019 Nova Scotia nurse fired after breaching patient confidentiality AFTER A patient was restrained at a Dartmouth, N.S., hospital, leading to a defamation suit, a reg- istered nurse volunteered infor- mation to three different people, which caused the employer to fire her for violating patient confiden- tiality. The nurse, identified as "DH," had worked at the Nova Scotia Hospital for more than 20 years and was most recently employed for four years at Emerald Hall, a facility that treated patients with intellectual disabilities combined with a mental illness. Calgary cancer centre clerk terminated for communication breakdown AFTER AN interaction with an elderly cancer pa- tient and her daughter went poorly, an intake clerk was fired for "failing to communicate in a respect- ful manner with patients and failing to maintain a professional and calm demeanour in her verbal and non-verbal communications." Fatiha Kara began working at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in 2006 and was transferred to the radiation therapy department (RTD) in 2015 as a booking clerk. On Nov. 3, 2017, manager Cynthia Stulp was advised by two staff members about a negative pa- tient interaction earlier in the day. A 74-year-old patient and her daughter were told by Kara that an appointment time was changed. The patient said she would have trouble mak- ing the appointment because it was early in the morning. Kara told the women that they could attempt to get an appointment changed but they would have to make a phone call themselves. She EDUCATION Alberta Teachers' Association Edmonton (51 professional staff ) and the ATA Professional Staff Association (PSA) Renewal agreement: Effec- tive Sept. 1, 2018, to Aug. 31, 2020. Ratified on Dec. 18, 2018. Signed on Dec. 8, 2018. Wage adjustments: Effective Sept. 1, 2018: 1.75% Effective Sept. 1, 2019: 1% Vacations with pay: Number of months employed multiplied by 1/12 multiplied by 20 working ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Prison guards agree to deal Correctional officers accept compensation offered by federal government over Phoenix pay fiasco Brink's Canada — Newfoundland and Labrador pg. 3 University of Western Ontario — Ontario pg. 4 The Town of Millet — Alberta pg. 5 British Airways — Multiprovince pg. 5 Corporation of the City of Cranbrook — British Columbia pg. 6 Tri-Line Carriers — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see 3 'statements' > pg. 8 Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: irc@queensu.ca Website: irc.queensu.ca Learn more: Labour Arbitration Skills: May 26-30, 2019: Kingston Labour Relations Foundations: June 3-7, 2019: Halifax Negotiation Skills: July 22-26, 2019: Victoria negotiate ■ with ■ confidence see Arbitration > pg. 8

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