Canadian Labour Reporter

July 1, 2019

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com July 1, 2019 Two St. John's Cancrew employees grieve after seniority bonus denied DESPITE having the required years of seniority with their em- ployer, two workers at Cancrew Enterprise in St. John's were not given a bonus because they were off work due to disability. Heber Brown and Martin Gos- se had worked for the company but were not paid any salary for 2017. Brown was injured in Sep- tember 2016, while Gosse booked off work for medical reasons in August 2016. According to 16.01 of the col- lective agreement under seniority bonus, it is "based on years of ser- Ottawa CUPE employee overlooked despite being most senior candidate WHEN the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) posted for a position as temporary ad- ministrative officer at its Ottawa office, the most senior candidate was not hired into it. Genevieve Romard applied for the position after it was posted on July 19, 2018. "Under the direction of the director of infor- mation technology, the administrative officer for the CUPEcloud project is primarily responsible for working with the CUPE leadership team and CUPEcloud project team and coordinating and driving activities based on different phases of the CUPEcloud project," read the posting. The project was a cloud-based file system that could be accessed by CUPE members from any- where. Romard had worked as an administrative offi- cer between March 2015 until February 2017, tes- tified David From, director of information tech- nology, when she replaced the previous employee. FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION Cement Cartage Company Havelock, N.B. (25 transport truck drivers) and Unifor, Local 4500A Renewal agreement: Effective Nov. 1, 2018, to Oct. 31, 2021. Signed on Nov. 2, 2018. Wage adjustments: Effective Nov. 1, 2018: 1.5% Effective Nov. 1, 2019: 2% Effective Nov. 1, 2020: 2% Shift premium: Time and one-quarter for all work on Saturday. Time and one-half for ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Guards unionize Security staff, who work for Commissionaires, at federal buildings in Ottawa vote to join UFCW Benevolence Care Centre — Alberta pg. 3 Attridge Coach Lines — Ontario pg. 4 Aluma Systems — Alberta pg. 4 Fort Providence Housing Association — Northwest Territories pg. 5 Alberta Health Services — Alberta pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see $9,000 > pg. 7 see Arbitration > pg. 7 Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: irc@queensu.ca Website: irc.queensu.ca Learn more: Managing Unionized Environments: Sept. 17-19, 2019: Calgary Labour Relations Foundations: Sept. 22-27, 2019: Kingston Change Management: Oct. 1-3, 2019: Toronto negotiate ■ with ■ confidence

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