Canadian Labour Reporter

January 28, 2019

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian January 28, 2019 Alberta forestry company grieves after training costs not refunded A MILLWRIGHT had appren- tice training expenses covered by the employer, but after he received certification, he re- signed to go and work for another company. Carie Ochitwa had worked for Tolko Industries in High Level, Alta., since 2005 but on Jan. 20, 2015, he became a journeyperson millwright. The employer shelled out $42,337.96 for Ochitwa's four years of education. Under the collective agreement, "an employee upon completion of Saskatoon police officer alleges discrimination based on her religion A LONG-SERVING member of the Saskatoon Police Service said the employer demoted her to a lower rank and lower salary level after she asked for accommodation due to her newfound religious beliefs. Anastasia Papouches had 13 years of service when on Dec. 1, 2015, she was transferred into a CopLogic position, after she requested the ac- commodation. (The CopLogic department han- dled less serious police calls via an online report- ing system available to the public.) Papouches became a member of the Living Church of God in 2014. Part of the religion's belief system included restrictions on working on the Sabbath, which was defined as Friday at sunset to Saturday at sunset, or on any other holy days. As well, the church disavowed the carrying of firearms as it would violate the commandment "Thou shall not kill." On Aug. 26, 2015, Papouches made a formal RAILWAY ETR Windsor, Ont. (7 operators, foremen, welders) and the United Steelworkers (USW), Local 2004 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2018, to Dec. 31, 2020. Signed on April 11, 2018. Shift premium: $0.50 per hour for employees who's regularly assigned shifts commence be- tween 2 p.m. and 5:59 a.m. Paid holidays: 11 days, plus ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Long lockout ends About 120 workers at Satin Flooring in North York, Ont., ratify new agreement after 42 days away from job Grande Yellowhead Public School Division No. 77 — Alberta pg. 3 Nuna Contracting — Northwest Territories pg. 4 Jamel Metals — Alberta pg. 5 Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge — Alberta pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see Millwright > pg. 7 building ■ better ■ leaders Managing Unionized Environments: February 12-14, 2019: Ottawa Workplace Restoration: February 26-28 2019: Toronto Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: Website: Learn more: see Arbitration > pg. 7

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