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September 16, 2019

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com September 16, 2019 Sawmill workers unionize With help from neighbouring Local, 180 employees in Belledune, N.B. join Unifor CMHA worker terminated after lone hearsay allegation of misdeed AFTER a group was set up on Facebook of disgruntled former employees of the Canadian Men- tal Health Association (CMHA) disparaging the employer, its ex- ecutive director was advised that a current employee was an active member of the group. Leslie Ferraro worked as a transition-house worker for the CMHA for more than 17 years at Kootenay Haven Transition House in Cranbrook, B.C. but she was abruptly fired on April 25, 2018 for belonging to the group. The letter of dismissal listed Moncton, N.B. hotel employee fired after second employment discovered A BREAKFAST attendant at a hotel was ter- minated after the employer found out she also worked for a Tim Horton's restaurant in Monc- ton, N.B. Wanita Mallory began work at the Rodd Monc- ton hotel in 2014. In the beginning, Mallory worked in the laundry, but she eventually became a full-time breakfast attendant. However, Mallory's hours began to decline in 2017, she testified, after she raised issues about the working conditions of the hotel. By the end of her employment, Mallory was scheduled for about 25 to 28 hours of work per week. Due to the stress of less income from the $12.76-per-hour position, Mallory developed blood pressure problems and had bouts of crying, she said. On April 5, 2019, Mallory informed her super- visor, identified as "ST," that she needed to book off the following day's shift due to poor health. ST FOOD PRODUCTION Sofina Foods Brampton, Ont. (300 production employees, mechanics, electricians, operators) and Teamsters Canada, Local 419 Renewal agreement: Effective March 1, 2018 to Feb. 28, 2023. Signed on March 1, 2018. Shift premium: $0.60 per hour for all hours worked on after- noon shift. $0.70 per hour for all hours worked on night shift. $1 per hour worked for employees ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Jack Cooper Canada — Multiprovince pg. 3 Green Shield Canada — Ontario pg. 4 Municipality of Sanikiluaq — Nunavut pg. 6 Willbros Facilities and Tanks (Canada) — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see Management > pg. 8 see Arbitration > pg. 8 Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: irc@queensu.ca Website: irc.queensu.ca Learn more: Your workplace is changing, are you? Change Management: Oct. 1-3, 2019: Toronto Workplace Restoration: Oct. 16-18, 2019: Edmonton SEPT 2019.qxp_Layout 1 2019-08-19 12:31 PM Page 1

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