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December 6, 2021

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PM #40065782 AN ALBERTA employer should not have deducted a Christmas wage overpayment without writ- ten consent of all the affected em- ployees, an arbitrator has ruled. O.E.M. Remanufacturing Company is an engine and pow- ertrain remanufacturing com- pany in Edmonton. It pays its employees every two weeks, with employees receiving their wages on a Friday for the pay period ending the previous Saturday. Employees were scheduled to receive their wages for the pay Tentative deal The union for 800 warehouse and delivery workers at Quebec's SAQ agree to new deal after strike suspended PORK PROCESSING Maple Leaf Foods Brandon, Man. (1,900 pork processing employees) and the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), Local 832 Ontario worker's seniority should have meant new role over successful candidate: arbitrator AN ONTARIO worker who was as qualified for a new job as the successful candidate should have been awarded the position based on her seniority, an arbitrator has ruled. Central West Specialized Developmental Ser- vices operates group homes and a short-term as- sessment centre in Oakville, Ont. In January 2018, it posted a vacancy for a community nurse special- ist, featuring work with an inter-disciplinary team delivering care to "individuals having developmen- tal disabilities, challenging behaviours and mental health issues." The position involved mostly inde- pendent work in the community. Two full-time nurses applied for the position, with one of them having a seniority date about 17 months earlier than the other. The more senior ap- plicant, Michelle Caetano, had been a registered nurse since 2006 and had been employed with Cen- tral West since 2012. The other applicant had been a registered nurse since 2012. December 6, 2021 see 'Relatively equal'> pg.8 Community Living St. Catharines — Ontario pg. 3 Board Of Education of School District No. 79 — British Columbia pg. 4 Ontario Power Generation — Ontario pg. 5 Child Development Centre — Yukon pg. 7 period ending on Dec. 19, on Dec. 25. However, because Dec. 25 was a holiday, the banks would be closed and employees wouldn't receive their pay until Dec. 29. OEM decided to move up payday to Dec. 24 to ensure employees wouldn't have to go without pay over Christmas, but this required a manual adjustment of the de- fault deposit date. On Dec. 22, the day payroll in- formation was submitted, OEM discovered that the change had Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 12, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2024. Signed on Jan. 12, 2020. Shift premium: Time and one-half for each full minute past scheduled end of shift for allotted clean-up time that extends beyond normal shift end due to employees being required to work. Time and one-half for time worked prior to regular scheduled start time if employee volun- tarily agrees to come in early — with less than 48 hours' notice — prior to scheduled start time. $0.75 per hour for all hours worked as lead- hand. $0.50 per hour for all Photo: krblokhin (iStock) see Alberta> pg.8 see Collective Agreements> pg.3 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS pg. 2 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Christmas repayment plan didn't follow rules: Arbitrator

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