Canadian Labour Reporter

March 30, 2020

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PM #40065782 March 30, 2020 Collective bargaining entitlement given to Foodora couriers in Ontario FOODORA WORKERS are not independent contractors and are entitled to collective bar- gaining, the Ontario Labour Relations Board has ruled. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) filed an application for certification for couriers of Foodora, a company that provides an online food ordering and delivery. The company charges restaurants and customers directly and contracts couriers to deliver food orders. Foodora argued that its couriers can't union- ize as they aren't employees — they have written agreements outlining the terms and conditions of their work and stating that they are indepen- dent contractors. Couriers use their own forms of transportation — usually bicycles or cars — their own smartphones to run the Foodora app and communicate with dispatch, and a food delivery bag required by Foodora. The company has delivery policies and trains Tentative deal Co-op workers in Regina agree to mediator's deal Air Canada worker crashes, burns despite multiple reinstatements AN AIR CANADA WORKER who was fired four times for in- subordinate and rude behaviour didn't get another reinstatement. The worker was a flight atten- dant for Air Canada. In Decem- ber 2012, he was suspended for 14 days. In June 2014, he was ter- minated but later reinstated with a long suspension. His problems continued and Air Canada ter- minated his employment again in January 2016, but he reached a settlement that allowed for his reinstatement with several condi- tions, including that he conduct EDUCATION EDUCATION York University Toronto (400 general office-support workers) and the York University Staff Association (YusApuY) Renewal agreement: Effective Aug. 1, 2018 to July 31, 2021. Ratified on Jan. 23, 2019. Signed on Jan. 15, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective Aug. 1, 2018: 2.3% Effective Aug. 1, 2019: 2.2% Effective Aug. 1, 2020: 2.1% ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 East Central Ambulance Association — Alberta pg. 4 Anglo-Eastern Ship Management (acting for Fednav) — Multiprovince pg. 4 Civeo Premium Services Encana Kaybob Lodge – Alberta pg. 5 Swissport Canada — Ontario pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Nrqemi iStock see Last-chance > pg. 7 see OLRB > pg.7 Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: Website: Learn more: Your workplace is changing, are you? Change Management: Apr. 28-30, 2020: Calgary Workplace Restoration: May 12-14, 2020: Toronto MAR/APR 2020.qxp_Layout 1 2020-02-18 11:07 AM Page 1 Labour Reporter Canadian

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