Canadian Labour Reporter

October 18, 2021

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PM #40065782 A SASKATCHEWAN employer violated employee privacy rights and its own policy when a man- ager used surveillance footage to measure employee job perfor- mance, an arbitrator has ruled. Pioneer Co-operative Associa- tion operates various retail loca- tions across Western Canada. In 2011, a location with grocery retail in Saskatchewan installed a closed-circuit television (CCTV) security system. The union ad- vised that "the use of such equip- ment cannot be used to supervise or discipline staff as this would result in the invasion of privacy First agreement More than 1,400 employees at Food Basics locations across Ontario sign deal that includes wage hikes SOCIAL SERVICES Entrust Adult Edmonton (522 social worker employees) and the Retail, Health Care and Service Employees Union, CLAC Local 301 Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2021 to Nov. 30, 2023. Signed on May 19, 2021. Shift premium: $5 per hour for shifts that need to be temporar- ily filled, if shift goes unfilled and employee works major- ity of shift alone. $5 per hour for working short. $0.45 per see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Store> pg.8 Ontario arbitrator upholds double payments for travel time that coincide with client time AN ONTARIO healthcare employer breached its collective agreement when it stopped paying for employee travel time that overlapped with client visit time, an arbitrator has ruled. The Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada (VON) provides personal support workers (PSWs) and health support workers (HSWs) for home visits to clients in Thunder Bay, Chatham-Kent, Sarnia, and Peel Region in Ontario. The Local Health Inte- gration Network (LHIN) reimburses VON for the scheduled time allocated for each client visit. The collective agreement set out the normal bi- weekly hours of work and the length of a normal shift, although there was no guarantee, employees were paid for scheduled visits. If cancellations re- duced an employee's scheduled hours, VON was required to provide an alternate assignment when reasonably possible. The collective agreement also permitted em- ployees to claim mileage for travel between clients October 18, 2021 see Health-care> pg.8 The Corporation of the City of Kingston — Ontario pg. 3 IMP Group Aerospace Division, Comox —British Columbia pg. 4 Elmira District Community Living — Ontario pg. 6 Sobeys Capital (Safeway Operations) — Alberta pg. 6 Photo: JHVEPhoto (iStock) Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: irc@queensu.ca Website: irc.queensu.ca Learn more: Negotiation Skills Develop Negotiating Styles & Tactics to Master the Dynamics of Collective Bargaining. Dec. 6-10, 2021 (10:00 am - 5:00 pm ET) OCT-NESK-2021.qxp_Layout 1 2021-10-05 11:48 AM Page 1 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS pg. 2 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS CCTV watched workers but not allowed for discipline

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