Canadian Labour Reporter

July 5, 2021

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PM #40065782 AN ONTARIO prison must re- move a memorial to deceased inmates outside the facility to protect the psychological health and safety of staff who were first responders to incidents during which the deaths occurred, an ar- bitrator has ruled. The Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) is a maximum- security prison in London, Ont. Over the course of a 12-year peri- od, 13 inmates died. Many EMDC employees were first responders to the incidents that caused the deaths, leaving them with signifi- cant psychological effects. Some Joining CUPE Workers for Ottawa's transit maintenance unit for OC Transpo agree, almost unanimously, to become members of union GOVERNMENT City of London London, Ont. (785 municipal employees) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 101 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2022. Signed on Dec. 16, 2019. Shift premium: Supply ser- vices representative will be paid double applicable shift pre- mium when required to work split shifts. $1.20 for each hour worked after 8 p.m. and before see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Other > pg.8 Coquitlam, B.C. worker unjustly dismissed despite catalogue of coworker complaints A BRITISH Columbia worker's firing for poor work performance was excessive and more deserving of a suspension, an arbitrator has ruled. Lisa Levesque worked at the Coquitlam Public Li- brary in Coquitlam, B.C. and was originally hired in 1995. As a customer service lead, Levesque was respon- sible for overseeing operations when managers were absent, organizing employee schedules and provid- ing assistance to junior employees and the public. The library had no issues with Levesque's perfor- mance until 2017, when it conducted four coaching discussions with her regarding concerns that she sometimes didn't perform any work while other staff were busy. In November, the library issued a letter of expectation related to complaints about her taking extended breaks and not supporting coworkers. On April 23, 2019, a junior employee told Levesque that a customer was asleep but couldn't be woken up. Levesque unsuccessfully tried to wake July 5, 2021 see Employee > pg.8 Save-On-Foods — Alberta pg. 4 Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls — Ontario pg. 5 Wheatland Lodge — Alberta pg. 6 The University of Ottawa — Ontario pg. 7 Strategies for Workplace Conclicts For more programs & dates, visit us at: https://irc.queensu.ca Register today! Sep. 13-17, 2021 (11am-3pm EST) Managing Unionized Environments Sep. 14-17, 2021 (11:30am-5pm EST) CLR-Jun 28- 2021.qxp_Layout 1 2021-06-23 4:00 PM Page 1 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS pg. 2 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Memorial to deceased inmates too raw for correctional officers

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