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July 17, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com July 17, 2017 METAL REFINING Sherritt International Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. (350 operations, maintenance workers, mechanics) and Unifor, Local 530A Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2019. Ratified on Nov. 10, 2016. Signed on April 1, 2016. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2017: 2% Effective April 1, 2018: 2.5% Shift premium: Days (D shift): $0.85 per hour; effective April 1, 2017: $0.87 per hour; effective April 1, 2018: $0.89 per hour. Afternoons (C shift): $1.72 per hour; effective April 1, 2017: $1.75 per hour; effective April 1, 2018: $1.79 per hour. Nights (A shift): $3.05 per hour; effective April 1, 2017: $3.11 per hour; effective April 1, 2018: $3.19 per hour. Maintenance shift (G shift): $2.41 per hour; effective April 1, 2017: $2.46 per hour; effective April 1, 2018: $2.52 per hour. Shift premiums for all hours worked in a continu- 'Frustrating' Toronto officer terminated after job changed A COMMUNITY patrol offi- cer who worked for the Toronto Community Housing Corpora- tion (TCHC) needed almost two years off work after she heard a supervisor promise to "get rid of her" to another colleague. Janice Gordon began work- ing with TCHC in 2005. By 2007, she worked as a special constable providing security for residents in community housing. On June 21, 2010, Gordon, who is black, was driving in a patrol ve- hicle with fellow officer Derek An- derson, when supervisor William Henry addressed him via the car radio system. Gordon testified she heard Henry say "don't worry we will get rid of her." She became upset and emo- tional and immediately visited her doctor Frank Woo. He advised her to take time off work due to stress. Henry was given a four-shift unpaid suspension for his be- haviour. A letter given to him Canadian Pacific train engineer's speeding, sleeping derails career Investigation found nine velocity violations over two straight shifts BY JEFFREY R. SMITH AN ONTARIO locomotive engineer's termina- tion for violating railway rules on speeding and sleeping in his locomotive has been upheld by an arbitrator. The employee was a locomotive engineer for Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) in London, Ont. He was initially hired in 1990 at a trainee before moving on to become a conductor and eventually a locomotive engineer in 1994. Over the years, the employee assembled a dis- ciplinary record adding up to 95 career demerits. In December 2012, he was dismissed for violat- ing one of CP's cardinal rules —failing to ensure Labatt Breweries Ontario Canada — Ontario pg. 3 County of Oxford (Woodingford Lodge) — Ontario pg. 4 Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Cory Division — Saskatchewan pg. 5 Maple Leaf Consumer Foods — Ontario pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Mark Zulkoskey (Shutterstock) pg. 2 Bombardier workers ratify New deal includes wage hikess, cost-of-living allowance, for busy plant producing streetcars for TTC, other cities: Unifor ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see 'Gross' > pg. 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Arbitration > pg 8

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