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September 30, 2019

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com September 30, 2019 Strike vote Municipal employees who work for the District of Coldstream in B.C. approve walkout after talks break off Employer switches contractors mid-job due to pace of work WHEN a job to build a firewall ran into difficulties, the employer made the decision to switch con- tractors, triggering a policy griev- ance. Aecon Construction Group was the main contractor at a K+S Pot- ash Canada job site in 2016 when it sub-contracted a fire-stopping wall job to Kaefer Industrial Ser- vices, which had a collective agreement with the International Association of Heat and Frost In- sulators and Allied Workers (HFI- AW), Local 119. In January 2017, Aecon decided CEWA grieves after warehouse worker in Nisku, Alta. terminated in mass job cuts AFTER a series of challenging years for ATCO Electric in Alberta, the company began to lay off hundreds of workers in 2015. But on Sept. 23, Christina Henderson was ter- minated from her position as senior warehouse- man in Nisku, Alta. — despite being one of the most senior of 11 fellow employees. She was origi- nally hired on Oct. 31, 2007. According to the grievance letter, filed by the Canadian Energy Workers' Association (CEWA) union on Oct. 28, Henderson felt that "as the only female in the warehouse and of the third most se- niority, I was dismissed. I was incredibly embar- rassed and ashamed when I was forced to walk out after being dismissed in front of coworkers, rather than being accompanied in a private man- ner while the supervisor of Nisku and Jean [Loitz, director of corporate services] sat at the end of the hall talking and laughing. It's apparent that there was no intention or necessary measures taken FIRE FIGHTING City of Airdrie Airdrie, Alta. (71 firefighters, fire prevention officers) and the Airdrie Professional Firefighters Association, Local 4778 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2020. Ratified on July 5, 2019. Signed on Jan. 1, 2018. Shift premium: $1 per hour for each hour worked between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. (not subject to overtime percentages). ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 H.M. Trimble and Sons (1983) — Multiprovince pg. 3 Loblaw Companies — Manitoba pg. 4 Core-Mark International — Alberta pg. 5 Motor Coach Industries — Manitoba pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see No language > pg. 7 see Arbitration > pg. 7 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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