Canadian Labour Reporter

September 10, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian September 10, 2018 Vancouver engineer grieves sanction for making threatening phone call Suspension excessive for 40-year worker: Union AN EMPLOYEE with 40 years of service with the Vancouver School Board was given a 10- day suspension after making "threats" toward a supervisor during a phone call about his vacation scheduling. Kulwant Johal, building engineer, was phoned by Gilbert Francisco, operations supervisor, at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2017, to discuss his upcom- ing scheduled vacation. Francisco wanted to advise Johal that, as per board policy, he was to begin his vacation on Sept. 5, which was immediately following a medical leave. But Johal said he wanted his vacation to begin the following week, on Sept. 11, with the fifth ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 B.C. deal ratified Social-services workers vote 85.7 per cent in favour to approve of three-year contract with 'significant' wage hikes Garda Security Screening — Ontario pg. 3 Tracker Logistics — Alberta pg. 4 Minute Maid Company Canada — Ontario pg. 5 Island Tug and Barge — British Columbia pg. 6 Electrical Contractors Association of New Brunswick — New Brunswick pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see 'Repeated history' > pg. 8 Photo: Google Street View 2 0 1 8 READERS' LABOUR RELATIONS TRAINING CHOICE Mastering Fac t-Finding & Investigation, Nov. 6-9, 2018: Vic toria Building Internal Capacity To Effectively Deal with Workplace Complaints Strategies for Workplace Conflic ts, Oc t. 30-Nov. 1, 2018: Toronto Practical & Effective Conflict Resolution Skills for Managing Ever yday Workplace Disputes SENIOR CARE Mayfair Care Centre Calgary (130 care workers, kitchen staff, housekeeping employees) and the Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC), Local 301 Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2017, to March 31, 2020. Signed on Aug. 30, 2017. Shift premium: $1.25 per hour (previously $1 per hour) for work on evening shift where majority of hours worked falls between 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. $2 per hour (previously $1.75 per hour) for work on night shift Kingston, Ont., textile worker fired after not signing forms A CHEMICAL fibres manufac- turing employee refused to sign a return-to-work (RTW) form — on three separate occasions with six different supervisors — lead- ing to his termination. Ted Jannack had worked for Invista Canada since 2002, when in April 2017, he was suspended for three days for not completing required virtual training assistant (VTA) testing that was overdue. "Ted needs to understand his recent behaviour is further dem- onstration that he is either unable or unwilling to align himself with our core values, and sustain a level of commitment and performance

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