Canadian Labour Reporter

March 1, 2021

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PM #40065782 A TRUCK driver who was fired for insubordination has been re- instated by an Ontario arbitrator who determined that the em- ployer helped provoke the driver's behaviour. YRC Freight Canada is an inter- national transportation company providing freight hauling services across Canada and the U.S. The Canadian branch is based in Win- nipeg. Jasmine Bakija started work- ing for YRC in 1998 as a truck driver. He was part of YRC's ex- press service that involved teams of two drivers that provided nearly Tentative contract City workers in Belleville, Ont. agree to new deal after meeting with provincially appointed mediator AIRPORT SCREENING Garda Security Screening Grande Prairie, Alta. (20 security guards) and Teamsters, Local 362 Renewal agreement: Effect- ive April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2023. Signed on Nov. 29, 2019. Paid holidays: 11 days. Vacations with pay: 1 day per month, maximum 2 weeks, to start, 2 weeks or 4% after 1 year, 3 weeks or 6% after 3 years, 4 weeks or 8% after 7 years, 5 weeks or 10% after 11 years. Overtime: Time and one-half see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Worker > pg.7 Firing of worker playing blame game endorsed by Ontario arbitrator AN ONTARIO arbitrator has upheld the termina- tion of a worker who refused to accept that he had performance issues despite several warnings and at- tempts to coach him. Walied Khogali was a liaison coordinator with La- bour Community Services of Metropolitan Toronto (LCS), a labour organization that provided assis- tance to programs undertaken by the Toronto and York Region Labour Council including fundraising from trade unions. Hired in July 2016, Khogali acted as a liaison be- tween the Labour Council and the United Way of the Toronto-York Region. However, the executive director of LCS soon became aware of problems with Khogali's performance. He didn't follow his work schedule — United Way often called to ask where he was and the executive director didn't know, causing embarrassment to LCS. He delivered reports late, didn't follow instructions from management, had problems organizing events, and sometimes went The City of Hamilton — Ontario pg. 3 Canada Cartage System and Direct Distribution Centres — Alberta pg. 4 Progistix-Solutions — Ontario pg.5 Saputo Dairy Products Canada — Alberta pg.6 March 1, 2021 see Failure> pg. 7 Upcoming 2021 Virtual Labour Relations Programs Strategies for Workplace Conicts / Feb. 23-26 (11:30am-5pm ET) Change Management / Mar. 9-12 (12pm-4pm ET) Mastering Fact-Finding & Investigation / Apr. 19-23 (10am-4:30pm ET) More programs & dates available. Visit us at: irc.queensu.ca Register today! FEB 2021.qxp_Layout 1 2021-01-27 11:09 AM Page 1 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS pg. 2 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Driver's 'belligerent' mood caused by management

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