Canadian Labour Reporter

July 16, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian CHICKEN PROCESSING Cargill Meats London London, Ont. (740 production workers, engineers, operators, maintenance staff ) and the United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW), Local 175 Renewal agreement: Effective June 4, 2017, to June 3, 2021. Signed on Jan. 31, 2018. Wage adjustments: For groups 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Effective June 4, 2017: $0.30 per hour Effective Jan. 1, 2018: $0.50 per Overtime denial not enough to breach agreement: Arbitrator WHEN a last-minute poultry run was offered to truck drivers at a Saskatchewan chicken processor, a senior employee wasn't assigned the hours by the employer. Clint Young agreed to accept the run, but he was denied the work after the employer gave it to another worker to top up his two- week hourly level, which guaran- teed all workers received at least 80 hours of work per pay period. On Sept. 21, 2016, Gaetan Du- ret, plant manager, received a call B.C. apprentice grieves treatment after not being paid as millwright Worker succeeded trainer who left company in 2013 WHEN he replaced a millwright during an ap- prenticeship at a British Columbia mill, the em- ployer should have paid him at the non-certified rate and not the apprentice rate, argued the em- ployee. Dan Sherwood worked for Weyerhaeuser since 1996, and began an apprenticeship to become a millwright at the company's Princeton, B.C., plant in October 2012. Sherwood was assigned to apprentice under Jack Kachenko, millwright, but Kachenko left the company in June 2013. No permanent replacement was ever hired for Kachenko and Sherwood effectively took over the job as millwright, argued the union, the United July 16, 2018 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Strike vote held About 225 Casino Ajax employees in Ontario vote to walk off jobs if bargaining talks fail to reach new agreement District of Kitimat — British Columbia pg. 3 Fleischmann's Yeast Calgary — Alberta pg. 5 Lakehead Terminal Elevators Association (Richardson International/Superior Elevator ULC/Viterra) — Ontario pg. 5 Goldcorp Canada (Porcupine Gold Mines) — Ontario pg. 6 Kal Tire — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Employer's > pg. 8 Photo: GOOGLE STREET VIEW 2 0 1 8 READERS' LABOUR RELATIONS TRAINING CHOICE Managing Unionized Environments, Oc t. 2-4, 2018: S ask atoon Living the Collective Agreement Labour Relations Foundations, S ep. 23-28, 2018: Kingston Laying the Groundwork for Excellence in Union-Management Relations

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