Canadian Labour Reporter

September 28, 2020

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PM #40065782 AN ONTARIO arbitrator has awarded a worker vacation pay and leave for the time he was on short-term disability (STD) leave, but not for the time spent on long- term disability (LTD) leave. Cadillac Fairview is a Toronto- based property management company. Under the collective agreement it had for workers at the Toronto Eaton Centre, em- ployees accumulated vacation leave between June 1 of one year and May 31 of the next. CF paid vacation pay to the Pandemic bargaining 143 workers at AGS Automotive in Oshawa, Ont. sign new deal in parking lot MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES CAMH Toronto (2,185 health care workers) and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), Local 500 Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022. Ratified in January 2019. Signed on Oct. 24, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2019: 1.8% Effective April 1, 2020: 1.7% Effective April 1, 2021: 1.7% Shift premium: $2.10 per hour for each hour of evening shift, $2.35 per hour for each hour on see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see No> pg. 7 see Dismissal> pg.7 Many misconducts, policy breaches lead to dismissal of correctional officer A NEWFOUNDLAND and Labrador penitentiary had sufficient cause to determine a probationary employee was unsuitable for his position due to mis- conduct, an arbitrator has ruled. The worker was hired in 2013 as a casual correc- tional officer at Her Majesty's Penitentiary (HMP) in St. John's. He started with a one-year probation- ary period. His training covered policies including the dress code, deportment and safety. In addition, staff were not allowed to carry their cellphones with them, as inmates had been known to manipulate new staff into obtaining their phones. An evaluation stated that the worker maintained his uniform and appearance in accordance with policy, but he had been seen several times not wear- ing his tie or cap. There were also concerns about his attitude and judgment, including leaving the prison for cigarette breaks — which was a safety concern since staff needed to know who was inside or outside of the building in case of an emergency. Clarke Transport — Alberta pg. 4 Sodexo Canada — Ontario pg. 4 Horizon Air Industries — British Columbia pg.5 Bridge Gap Chateau — Alberta pg.5 September 28, 2020 Remote Learning Options Now Available! Building Trust in the Workplace / Sep. 15-18, 2020 (half days) Labour Relations Foundations / Sep. 21-25, 2020 (full days) Strategies for Workplace Conicts / Oct. 26-29, 2020 (half days) More programs & dates available. Visit us at: irc.queensu.ca Register today! SEPT 2020.qxp_Layout 1 2020-08-19 1:35 PM Page 1 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS pg. 2 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Pay gap normally topped up; policy barred accrual on LTD

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