Canadian Labour Reporter

November 12, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian November 12, 2018 B.C. log sorter operator grieves sudden, multiple suspensions A LOG-SORTER machine op- erator — with 35 years of experi- ence at the same location — was suspended three times in 14 months, despite having no previ- ous discipline on his record. Roy Sandholm worked as a charge-hand at the Campbell River, B.C., location for CIPA Lumber for all but one-and-a- half years during his career with the employer. But about four or five months after Sandholm was first su- pervised by a new manager, Darryl Arsenault, he said their Meaford, Ont., social-agency worker grieves after vacation time disappears AFTER SHE failed to book time off before it ex- pired, an employee with Community Living Mea- ford in Meaford, Ont., grieved to get back the time off or pay in lieu of. Ashleigh Currie was entitled to four weeks of vacation for the April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2017, vacation year. But shortly before she was sched- uled to take time off in the summer of 2016, Currie broke her wrist. She took sick leave from June 27 to Aug. 19, and eventually returned to work full-time on Sept. 20. When she checked into her vacation balance, Currie found she was owed 116 hours, but it had to be taken before April 1, 2017, or the employer would not normally allow her (or other employ- ees) to carry time off forward. Currie took some time off, but by the end of November, she had 99 hours remaining. She emailed Lee-Anne Reuber, supervisor, for guid- ance: "I have two weeks of holidays that I need to BEEF PROCESSING Cargill High River, Alta. (1,938 production, maintenance employees) and the United Food and Commercial Workers Canada Union (UFCW), Local 401 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2020. Ratified on Oct. 27, 2017. Signed on Oct. 27, 2017. Wage adjustments: Production, maintenance Effective Jan. 1, 2018: $0.40 per hour ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Strike vote About 240 workers at Victoria Library say yes to strike action over employer's concessions demands University of Toronto — Ontario pg. 3 ARINC International of Canada — British Columbia pg. 4 Corporation of the County of Middlesex (Strathmere Lodge) — Ontario pg. 5 Associated Ambulance and Services (Whitecourt) — Alberta pg. 6 Coca-Cola — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see Check > pg. 8 2 0 1 8 READERS' LABOUR RELATIONS TRAINING CHOICE Negotiation Skills, Dec. 3-7, 2018: Vic toria Developing Negotiating Styles & Tactics to Master the Dynamics of Collective Bargaining Managing Unionized Environments, Nov. 27-29, 2018: Toronto Living the Collective Agreement see Arbitrations > pg 8

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