Canadian Labour Reporter

November 9, 2020

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PM #40065782 AIR CANADA Rouge discrimi- nated against flight attendants when it didn't offer requalification training when they returned from maternity leave, an arbitrator has ruled. The Montreal-based subsid- iary of Air Canada lacked train- ing facilities so it used those of its parent company to provide legally required flight attendant training. The training schedule was deter- mined by operational needs and pilot availability. Rouge's collective agreement with its flight attendants allowed maternity and parental leave in Agreement signed 400 workers at Maple Leaf Poultry plant in Edmonton ratify contract after second attempt EDUCATION Government of Canada Multiprovince (180 university professors, lecturers) and the Canadian Military Colleges Faculty Association (CMCFA) Renewal agreement: Effec- tive July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022. Ratified on Aug. 12, 2019. Signed on Aug. 30, 2019. Paid holidays: 10 days. Vacations with pay: 12.5 hours per month to start, 13.75 hours per month after 16 years, 14.375 hours per month after 17 years, 15.625 hours per month after 18 years. Employee see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Photo: supersizer (iStock) see Attendants> pg. 8 see Arbitrator's > pg.8 Arbitrator outlines LTC safety rules 'to further peaceful labour relations' AN ONTARIO arbitrator has outlined the mea- sures long-term care (LTC) homes across Ontario must take to protect the health and safety of the nurs- es on their staffs during the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 11, the World Health Organization de- clared a pandemic as COVID-19 spread across the globe. The disease's symptoms are often more seri- ous in older people, resulting in a crisis in Ontario's LTC homes. Many LTC home residents have died and staff have experienced high rates of infection due outbreaks in the homes. The Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) filed a grievance on behalf of registered nurses work- ing in LTC homes across the province, claiming the homes didn't do enough at the start of the pandemic to give nurses personal protective equipment (PPE), provide proper communication, test nurses and residents, clean the homes, maintain staffing levels during the crisis, and enforce self-isolation rules for individuals with symptoms. All of these issues added Chemco-Telecon Infrastructure Group — Alberta pg. 3 Masonry Contractors' Association of Toronto — Ontario pg. 4 Zenith Logistics — Alberta pg.5 Wood Buffalo Housing and Development — Alberta pg.6 Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board — Ontario pg.6 November 9, 2020 Photo: JHVEPhoto (iStock) 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 Waiting for required training after leave adds up to discrimination

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