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January 15, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com January 15, 2018 Vancouver labourer fired after false allegations against boss A WORKER at the Cargill North Vancouver Grain Terminal was dismissed from his job after mak- ing numerous accusations that his bossed bullied, harassed and un- fairly targeted him while on the job. On April 15, 2016, supervisor Mike Misner was inspecting grain spouts at the facility that had to be constantly cleaned due to poten- tially deadly dust floating in the air. Misner discovered the letters "FMM" were written in dust and went to find out who may have CULTURAL INDUSTRIES Vice Studio Canada Toronto (170 journalists, production, cleaners, IT technicians) and the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) Renewal agreement: Effective April 28, 2017, to Jan. 1, 2020. Ratified on May 1, 2017. Signed on May 1, 2017. (First agree- ment.) Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2017: 2% Effective Jan. 1, 2018: 2.5% Halifax teaching assistant loses job after 'advocating' strongly for son Third incident at school involving child's treatment AFTER CONFRONTING a teacher at her son's school and allegedly threatening to "bust" her up, a teaching assistant was fired. Tammy Crawford had worked as an educa- tional program assistant for the Halifax Regional School Board since 2012. But on Nov. 2, 2015, she was terminated for being too raucous in advocat- ing for her son, who suffered from both attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) and obses- sive compulsive disorder (OCD). Crawford's performance was rated as good to very good, according to the employer. But it was her actions as a parent that got her into trouble. On Oct. 27, she drove her son to Beechville Lake- side Timberlea Senior Elementary School, just outside of Halifax. Because she arrived after 8:05 Photo: Google Street View ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Strike mandate Simcoe County workers in Ontario — represented by OPSEU — voted to walk off jobs if contract talks fail to achieve deal Vice Studio Canada — Ontario pg. 3 Aviscar— Alberta pg. 4 Grand & Toy Warehouse — British Columbia pg. 5 Government of Nova Scotia — Nova Scotia pg. 5 Imperial Oil Strathcona Refinery — Alberta pg. 6 NorthwesTel — Northwest Territories pg. 6 Medicine Hat Public Library — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Worker > pg. 8

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