Canadian Labour Reporter

April 15, 2019

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian April 15, 2019 Train conductor imbibed after crash, while driving train AFTER THE Canadian Pacific (CP) train he was operating hit a pickup truck, a conductor contin- ued onto the next stop and sipped from a bottle of whisky. On Aug. 12, 2017, Greg Pais- ley, locomotive engineer (LE), ran into a Toyota Tundra on the track, despite pulling the emergency brake. There were no injuries as a result and the train continued onto the next stop, which was Ex- shaw, Alta. As the train travelled, Paisley B.C. forklift operator terminated after denying he damaged conveyor belt EVEN THOUGH he was seen via closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage running a forklift into a conveyor belt, an operator refused to admit his actions — leading to his termination. On June 23, 2017, Michael Pederson was oper- ating his machine at the Langley, B.C., office of CKF, a pulp and paper company. He had worked at the company since 2005, but on that day, Pederson drove his forklift into a steel frame so hard that a large concrete block was dislodged. Afterward, Pederson was seen pushing the block back into place, as it was hanging at a dan- gerous angle. Pederson later reported the damage to manage- ment, but he denied responsibility and said the steel frames had been damaged in 2016 and never fixed. But management viewed the CCTV footage and confirmed it was Pederson who caused the damage on June 23. A meeting was held on July 1 to discuss the GOVERNMENT Town of Wainwright Wainwright, Alta. (50 inside, outside employees) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 5606 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive Jan. 1, 2019, to Dec. 31, 2021. Ratified on Nov. 18, 2018. Signed on Dec. 18, 2018. Wage adjustments: Effective 2019: 1.5% Effective 2020: 1.5% Effective 2021: 1.5% ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Airport strike averted Workers at Timmins Airport in Ontario approve new deal that includes none of 52 requested concessions Aerocar Services — British Columbia pg. 3 The Salvation Army Calgary Recycling Centre — Alberta pg. 4 General Motors of Canada (CAMI assembly) — Ontario pg. 4 Swissport Canada — British Columbia pg. 5 Seasons Retirement Communities (Lethbridge Gardens) — Alberta pg. 6 Government of Newfoundland and Labrador — Newfoundland and Labrador pg. 6 Nova Scotia Labour Relations Association — Nova Scotia pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see TCRC > pg. 8 Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: Website: Learn more: Labour Arbitration Skills: May 26-30, 2019: Kingston Labour Relations Foundations: June 3-7, 2019: Halifax Negotiation Skills: July 22-26, 2019: Victoria negotiate ■ with ■ confidence see Arbitration > pg. 8

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