Canadian Labour Reporter - sample

September 12, 2016

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com Hearsay evidence not enough to justify BBQ chef's dismissal Employer took suspicions of unsanitary conduct too seriously without comprehensive investigation BY JEFFREY R. SMITH AN ARBITRATOR has reinstated a British Colum- bia employee who was fired for urinating in a food preparation area after the employer failed to prove the employee actually did it. The 62-year-old employee was hired by a super- market in 2012 to be a barbecue chef in the supermar- ket's restaurant area. He cut and marinated meat for barbecuing as well as cooking the food himself for cus- tomers to eat. Part of his work area included a cooler — a small September 12, 2016 ARBITRATION AWARDS Drug-dealing cook not good for N.B. nursing home image pg. 7 Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital — Ontario pg. 3 SGS Canada — Ontario pg. 4 City of Waterloo — Ontario pg. 4 YRC Reimer Express — Alberta pg. 5 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: ThomasDeco (Shutterstock) pg. 2 GM targeted Oshawa, Ont.-based automaker chosen for pattern bargaining talks with Unifor ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitrator > pg. 7 Female custodian should have gotten promotion: Arbitrator A LONG-TIME custodian in a southwestern Ontario school should have received a promotion but didn't. An arbitrator ruled that a poor interview should not have prevented Jodi Dodman from se- curing the job. In October 2015, the Lamb- ton Kent District School Board posted a notice looking for a cus- todian 3 (C3), which would have meant a promotion for Dodman, who was working as a custodian 2 (C2). PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Fort Resolution Housing Authority Fort Smith, N.W.T. (1 inside/outside employee) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (CLC) Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2013, to March 31, 2017. Signed on Jan. 1, 2016. Wage adjustments: see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Arbitration > pg 6

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