Canadian Labour Reporter

January 20, 2020

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PM #40065782 January 20, 2020 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com London, Ont. city employees grieve after lack of input into work schedules AN ONTARIO city's collective agreement that required it to consider employees' expressions of interest when assigning them work didn't limit its ability to create the schedules in the first place. The City of London, Ont. had a procedure un- der its collective agreement in which it posted schedules of work for employees in advance and invited them to indicate their "expression of inter- est" in the schedules. It then normally took those preferences into consideration when finalizing the schedules. However, in 2017, after it received employees' expressions of interest, it simply scheduled employees on one of the posted sched- ules without any changes to it. The collective agreement required the city to properly post work schedules and provided for a 35-hour work week "of any five consecutive seven- hour normal work days" during the Monday-to- Saturday period. It also stipulated that the "nor- mal work day will be scheduled on an eight-hour Union drive UFCW launches organizing effort for Uber Black employees Ontario union worker's dishonesty results in loss of employment A WORKER with a key financial role for a public servants' union has lost her job for filing numer- ous false and misleading claims for benefits. Danielle Chartrand started working for the Canada Employ- ment and Immigration Union (CEIU) in July 2010 as the as- sistant to the director of finance and administration. In late 2015, the director of finance went on a leave of absence and Chartrand took over some of the director's duties, such as managing the budgets, paying its credit cards, ART MUSEUMS Glenbow-Alberta Institute Calgary (84 museum employees) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 1645 Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021. Ratified on Aug. 28, 2019. Signed on Sept. 16, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective July 1, 2019: 2.5% Effective July 1, 2020: 2.5% Shift premium: 12% for ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Construction Labour Relations Association of British Columbia — British Columbia pg. 3 Calgary Roman Catholic School District No. 1 — Alberta pg. 4 Moore Canada — Ontario pg. 5 AltaGas Utilities — Alberta pg. 6 Swissport Canada — British Columbia pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Marc Bruxelle (iStock) see Several > pg. 8 see Workers > pg. 8 building ■ better ■ leaders Mastering Fact-Finding & Investigation: Feb. 24-27, 2020: Kingston Managing Unionized Environments: Mar. 3-5, 2020: Toronto Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: irc@queensu.ca Website: irc.queensu.ca Learn more: JAN 2020.qxp_Layout 1 2019-11-26 9:02 AM Page 1

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