Canadian Labour Reporter

May 13, 2019

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian May 13, 2019 Victoria United Way worker fired for not getting licensed A RESEARCH development offi- cer whose job was to drive around various clients of the United Way of Greater Victoria was fired after she failed to obtain her licence. Tanya Soares was hired on a six-month probationary basis on Jan. 23, 2018. At the time, she held an international driver's licence that was valid in British Columbia until October. Soares was advised to gain a B.C. licence within 90 days. In her letter of hire, the letter University of Saskatchewan professor grieves union membership status A PROFESSOR was hired by the University of Saskatchewan as an independent contrac- tor to perform enhanced multiple sclerosis (MS) research at the university. "The appointment does not create an employment or other legal relationship with the college or the university," said a letter sent to Michael Levin on Nov. 14, 2016, that welcomed him to the institution. The appointment was effective Jan. 1, 2017, and was scheduled to run until Dec. 31, 2023. The contract called for Levin's work to be fund- ed by the Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation and for Levin to be responsible for his own income tax filings. It also said he was an independent contrac- tor. On April 20, 2017, the University of Saskatch- ewan Faculty Association (USFA) grieved the categorization as a contractor and asked the university to immediately declare Levin an GOVERNMENT Lethbridge County Lethbridge, Alta. (50 operators, electricians, journeymen, mechanics) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 2800 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive Jan. 1, 2019, to Dec. 31, 2022. Ratified on Feb. 13, 2019. Signed on April 25, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2019: 1% Effective Jan. 1, 2020: 1% Effective Jan. 1, 2021: 1% ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Stock contract ratified Toronto school bus drivers agree to deal that addresses issue of employees not being paid for all work done Theatre Calgary— Alberta pg. 3 Air Creebec — Quebec pg. 4 Toronto Parking Authority — Ontario pg. 4 British Columbia Sheet Metal Association — British Columbia pg. 5 Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario — Ontario pg. 6 Canadian Forest Products — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see Employee > 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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