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February 24, 2020

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PM #40065782 February 24, 2020 Labour Reporter Canadian Ontario casino workers reinstated after underaged girl entered age-restricted facility DISMISSAL WAS an excessive amount of discipline for two Ontario casino workers who didn't notice an underaged patron at the casino's restaurant, according to an arbitrator. The Great Blue Heron Casino was a First Na- tions-owned casino near Port Perry, Ont. Like all casinos in Ontario, the Great Blue Heron is subject to rules set by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), including the prohibition of minors under the age of 19 from the premises. Casino employees were trained to ask for ID of anyone who looks less than 30 years old. Katarzyna Skrzeckzkowski was a hostess and Jon Thompson was a server in the casino's res- taurant. Skrzeckzkowski was hired in 2018 and Thompson in 2005 and neither had any discipline on their record. As a hostess, Skrzeckzkowski was normally po- sitioned at the front of the restaurant where a line of patrons waited to be seated. She maintained a New deal About 200 workers at Bombardier in Montreal agree to contract Windsor, Ont. city worker has seniority but not qualified to bump another AN ONTARIO municipal work- er who was laid off didn't have the qualifications to bump into the position she wanted. Leigh Ann Dixon was hired by the City of Windsor in Ontario in 1998 to be a temporary data en- try clerk in the city's public works department. She had previously spent three months as an adminis- trative assistant for a home build- er. She worked in other temporary administrative positions for a cou- ple of years until she landed a per- manent position as clerk-steno in the city's planning department. PUBLIC TRANSIT City of Lethbridge Lethbridge, Alta. (173 transit employees) and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), Local 987 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2022. Ratified on June 24, 2019. Signed on June 24, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2019: 1% Effective Jan. 1, 2020: 1.5% Effective Jan. 1, 2021: 1.5% ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Gateway Casinos — British Columbia pg. 4 Mechanical Contractors Association of New Brunswick — New Brunswick pg. 5 Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – Alberta pg. 5 Paladin Security Group — Ontario pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View see Interactions > pg. 8 see Workers > pg. 8 Managing Unionized Environments: March 3-5: 2020: Toronto Labour Relations Foundations: March 22-27, 2020: Kingston LEARN MORE FEB 2020.qxp_Layout 1 2020-01-27 6:27 PM Page 1

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