Canadian Labour Reporter

April 13, 2020

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PM #40065782 April 13, 2020 AN ONTARIO school board did not have to transfer a teach- er to a school closer to her home to accommodate her medical conditions. The worker was a teach- er with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) since 2002. She had several chronic medical conditions including fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) with symptoms such as pain and stiffness in her muscles. The TDSB accommodated the worker by providing her with an elevator key so she wouldn't have Deal reached Ontario, OPSEU agree to new contract for 6,500 education employees AN ONTARIO worker who was fired for urinat- ing at work and multiple safety violations was re- instated with a suspension and disciplinary letter. The worker was employed with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) as a seasonal order-filler in its Durham warehouse. He operated a machine known as a tunnel vehicle, which filled orders by travelling to storage bays. In early November 2014, another operator re- ported the smell of urine and dampness on the step to enter the tunnel vehicle that the worker had just finished using. A janitor also reported a smell of urine in the area. The operations supervisor and senior security guard checked video footage from the machine's cab and saw the worker appearing to use his cell- phone multiple times, which was prohibited in the warehouse. The worker also appeared to partially sit on the control arm of the machine, contrary to HOTELS Fairmont Banff Springs Banff, Alta. (23 heat, light, power, repairs, maintenance employees) and Unifor, Local 4325 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive Sept. 26, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2022. Ratified on Sept. 26, 2019. Signed on Sept. 26, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective Sept. 1, 2019: 2% Effective Sept. 1, 2020: 2% Effective Sept. 1, 2021: 2.5% Shift premium: $1.50 per ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Association of Millwrighting Contractors of Ontario — Ontario pg. 4 Legal Aid Society of Alberta — Alberta pg. 4 Grand & Toy – Ontario pg. 6 Points West Living Lac La Biche — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Worsening> pg. 8 see Violations > pg.8 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 Accommodation of Ontario teacher doesn't have to include transfer Accidental urination, safety violations not enough cause to fire LCBO worker Photo:AndresGarciaM (iStock)

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