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November 4, 2019

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com November 4, 2019 First agreement ratified Improved schedules, new premiums part of new deal signed by workers at Metro Bayridge Road supermarket in Kingston, Ont. B.C. employer flushes away worker snooping in washroom A BRITISH COLUMBIA work- er got into hot water for spying on a coworker in a washroom, but it was her dishonesty about the in- cident that really flushed her em- ployment down the toilet. Rossdown Natural Foods is a poultry processing and retail busi- ness in Abbotsford, B.C. On June 12, 2019, a Rossdown employee reported to the HR department that another employee, Jiwanjot Sobat, had invaded her privacy in the employee washroom. The employee was in the wash- room during her lunch break due Employee has right to remain silent but must face consequences for actions AN ONTARIO school board suspended a teach- er without pay when the teacher's refusal to pro- vide information on allegations of inappropriate behaviour from two students hindered its inves- tigation. In May 2016, the parents of a 12-year-old fe- male student told the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board that their daugh- ter and her friend — who was in the same class — had accused a teacher of inappropriate behaviour, including painting the nails of one student with highlighters and glitter blue, regularly placing his hands on their shoulders, telling one student he had a picture of her on his bedroom wall, lifting one girl's shirt and bra strap to place a paper towel underneath, placing his hand on one student's up- per thigh, and commenting that one girl smelled nice. The school board questioned the teacher about the allegations and, after consulting his union NATURAL GAS Shell Canada Pincher Creek, Alta. (56 plant employees) and Unifor, Local 835 Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2023. Ratified on March 13, 2019. Signed on Aug. 19, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective March 1, 2019: 2.5% Effective March 1, 2020: 2.75% Effective March 1, 2021: 3% Effective March 1, 2022: 3.5% Shift premium: 2.67% per ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Garda Canada — Ontario pg. 4 Tri-Line Carriers — Alberta pg. 4 Government of Newfoundland and Labrador — Newfoundland and Labrador pg. 5 Nuna Contracting — Nunavut pg. 6 Municipal District of Spirit River #133 — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see Employee's > pg. 8 see Arbitration > pg. 8 Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: irc@queensu.ca Website: irc.queensu.ca Learn more: There's still time to register for these popular IRC programs: There's still time to register for these popular IRC programs: Labour Relations Foundations: Dec. 2-6, 2019: Labour Relations Foundations: Dec. 2-6, 2019: Strategic Grievance Handling: Dec. 3-6, 2019: Toronto Strategic Grievance Handling: Dec. 3-6, 2019: Toronto NOV 2019.qxp_Layout 1 2019-10-24 2:29 PM Page 1

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