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March 19, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com March 19, 2018 Ontario prison officer fired after giving keys to inmate A PRISON guard's career was abruptly ended after he handed an inmate a set of keys. The correctional officer (CO), identified as "Paplinskie," started working at the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Cor- rectional Services in 2008 at a To- ronto detention centre. In March 2015, he transferred to the now- closed Brantford jail in south- western Ontario. On Nov. 4, Paplinskie worked a day shift in charge of a protective EDUCATION Queen's University Kingston, Ont. (180 postdoctoral fellows) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), Local 901, Unit 2 Renewal agreement: Effect- ive March 23, 2017, to June 30, 2020. Signed on March 23, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective July 1, 2017: 1.25% Effective July 1, 2018: 1.5% Effective July 1, 2019: 1.75% Alberta Suncor technician terminated for 'fraudulent' sick-leave application Worker believed wildfire caused process change DURING THE May 2016 wildfire around Fort McMurray, Alta., a production technician was told to leave earlier than usual due to a partial shut-down of the Suncor Firebag site. On May 3, the plant — which was located northeast of the city — went into "safe mode" due to decreased oil production around the area. Kevin Zwozda, who had worked for the com- pany for eight years, was told to go home on May 7, which was two days earlier than the end of his regular shift. Zwozda lived in Saskatchewan (about 700 kilo- metres away) and he flew home that morning as the smoke was too dense to work. However, on May 15, Gary Newton, operations supervisor, called Zwozda at night and advised Photo: Todd Korol (Reuters) ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 First contract signed Addictions counselling workers at Rideauwood in Ottawa will receive $1,000 signing bonus with their two-year deal Air Liquide Canada — Alberta pg. 3 Overland West Freight Lines, Mission Transfer, West Arm Truck Lines, RHS Supply — British Columbia pg. 4 Calgary Co-Operative Association — Alberta pg. 5 River View Hotel — Yukon pg. 6 Maple Leaf Construction — Manitoba pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Guard > pg. 8

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