Canadian Labour Reporter - sample

October 10, 2016

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian October 10, 2016 Ontario employee courts disaster with ongoing dishonest conduct Long-time employee denied taking money from safe BY JEFFREY R. SMITH AN ARBITRATOR has upheld the dismissal of an Ontario court worker who was caught on video taking money from a safe and later returning it. Maria Rossi, 63, was a support assistant in court services at the Toronto West Court. Rossi worked for the City of Toronto in its court services for 10 years since it had been transferred from the province. Prior to the transfer, she had been a provincial court servic- es employee for another six years. Rossi's job involved being a lead in the enforcement and intake unit at the court, where she worked on ad- ministrative functions and handling default fines. She was also a back-up for the unit's counter services, ARBITRATION AWARDS 'Labour relations gone amok' in Calgary grievance pg. 8 Aecon Western Industrial — Alberta pg. 3 Clean Harbors Canada — Ontario pg. 4 Aeroplan — Multiprovince pg. 4 Thompson Rivers University — B.C. pg. 5 Sobeys West — Alberta pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: vetkit (Shutterstock) pg. 2 Telus, union agree 10,800 workers still have to ratify new five-year tentative agreement ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Denials > pg. 7 Union shop steward's combativeness gets him fired ACTING AS a union representa- tive can mean a worker finds him- self butting heads with his own employer. Jason Budarick worked as a haul truck driver at Teck Highland Valley Copper (HVC) in Logan Lake, B.C., before his Jan. 19, 2016, termination. "You willfully failed to follow the direction of supervision on multiple occasions. In addition, you have directed the workforce without the authority to do so and PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Hamlet of Rankin Inlet Rankin Inlet, Nunavut (25 workers, administrative services employees) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (CLC) Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2020. Signed on Jan. 28, 2016. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2016: 3% Effective April 1, 2017: 2% Effective April 1, 2018: 1% Effective April 1, 2019: 1% Managing Unionized Environments, Nov. 1-3, 2016: Vic toria Living the Collective Agreement Mastering Fac t-Finding & Investigation, Nov. 15-18, 2016: Halifax Building Internal Capacity to Effectively Deal with Workplace Complaints see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Arbitration > pg 8

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