Canadian Labour Reporter

August 5, 2019

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian August 5, 2019 Strike averted About 230 regional workers in Port Alberni, B.C. agree to deal after 10 months of talks Winnipeg transit workers grieve after family leave denied AFTER seven workers at Win- nipeg Transit were denied paid family responsibility leave, the union filed a policy grievance al- leging the employer treated them unfairly. During various negotiations for collective agreements, the City of Winnipeg and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), Local 1505, agreed to language that would sat- isfy new rules of the Employment Standards Code. The agreement, which ran from Jan. 18, 2015 to Jan. 12, 2019, called for employees to receive Vancouver school support worker grieves board's return-to-work plans AFTER a serious auto crash left her off work for more than a year, an education assistant (EA) with the West Vancouver school board grieved the choices of jobs offered to her. Clare Broomfield had worked full-time for the employer since 2009 but in January 2014, her ve- hicle was rear-ended by a truck, which resulted in her being off the job for one-and-a-half years. When she did return, Broomfield was not able to engage in "impact activities such as running and jumping, [or] overly stressful or threatening situations," and she was restricted to "light duties and to performing any medium duties on a rare basis." As well, no heavy duties were permitted, and this meant Broomfield couldn't do student trans- fers without assistance, for example. Broomfield contacted administrator David Platt to arrange a return-to-work plan and he ad- vised her that the board could not create a new, METAL FABRICATION Purity Zinc Metals Stoney Creek, Ont. (19 operators, lead-hands, maintenance staff, mechanics, janitors, floaters) and Teamsters, Local 879 Renewal agreement: Effective Sept. 21, 2018 to Sept. 20, 2022. Signed on April 11, 2019. Wage adjustments: During term of agreement, $0.03 will be generated for every full- point increase in CPI above Au- gust setting of 397.8 (maximum ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Valleyview (Agecare Investments) — Alberta pg. 3 Hodder Tugboat — British Columbia pg. 4 Arnold Bros. Transport — Manitoba pg. 5 Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4. — Alberta pg. 6 Columbia Forest Products — Ontario pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Questionnaire > pg. 8 see Arbitration > pg. 8 Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: Website: Learn more: Managing Unionized Environments: Sept. 17-19, 2019: Calgary Labour Relations Foundations: Sept. 22-27, 2019: Kingston Change Management: Oct. 1-3, 2019: Toronto negotiate ■ with ■ confidence Photo: Google Street View

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