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February 19, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian www.labour-reporter.com February 19, 2018 Employer breaches agreement by limiting union site visits WHEN A union representative requested to visit a work site to wish members holiday greetings in December, he was denied ac- cess. Jason Hanley, union repre- sentative for United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW), Local 175, wrote an email on Nov. 28, 2016, to Joan Nandlal, executive director of John Howard Society of Water- loo-Wellington in Ontario. He wanted to schedule a visit GOVERNMENT Brazeau County Drayton Valley, Alta. (46 public works, shop, agricultural employees) and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 955 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2018, to Dec. 31, 2019. Ratified on Dec. 1, 2017. Signed on Jan. 19, 2018. Shift premium: $4 per hour for lead hands, maximum 5 days per assignment. $0.30 per hour for all any employee who works Saskatchewan hospital supervisor grieves lack of overtime offered Practice changed after HR department scrutiny DESPITE BEING the most senior person in her department eligible for overtime, a supervisor at a Yorkton, Sask., hospital was not offered extra shifts on multiple occasions. Donna Brenner, home-care scheduling super- visor at the Sunrise Regional Health Authority (SRHA), filed a grievance on Oct. 7, 2016, after discovering she was not offered overtime shifts in September on three days (20, 25 and 30). Brenner, who had worked for the employer more than 20 years, including 10 years as a super- visor, was advised by Pearl Blommaert, president of Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 4980, in December 2015 that overtime was to be offered to the most senior person in that de- partment when it came up. Photo: Google Street View ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Unfair labour complaint Union representing WestJet pilots alleges employer engaged in 'clear violation' of labour code during bargaining TST Overland Express — Ontario pg. 3 Construction Labour Relations Association of Manitoba — Manitoba pg. 4 Government of Canada — Multiprovince pg. 4 Child Development Centre — Yukon pg. 5 Lloydminster Public Library — Alberta pg. 6 Revera (The Churchill) — Alberta pg. 6 Grande Prairie Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 28 — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see UFCW > pg. 8

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