Canadian Labour Reporter

April 20, 2020

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PM #40065782 April 20, 2020 AN ONTARIO worker was dis- missed during her probationary period because she wasn't work- ing out, not because of her ethnic- ity or marital status. The Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) provided surgical pathology ser- vices to the eastern region of On- tario. Under EORLA's collective agreement, new hires must com- plete a probationary period of 675 hours. EORLA hired the worker as a pathology assistant (PA) — pro- cessing specimens taken during surgeries to be diagnosed — in Tentative deals Office, technical staff at Cogeco in Montreal agree to new contract AN ONTARIO long-term care worker who slapped a resident who sexually assaulted her should be disciplined for resident abuse but not dismissed. The worker was a terrace assistant at Rideau- crest Home, a long-term care home in Kingston, Ont. She was hired in 1991 and had no discipline on her record. Many of the residents at Rideaucrest had demen- tia, so the worker sometimes experienced incidents such as being spit on, pinched, kicked, and she had food thrown at her. She generally followed Rideau- crest policy not to respond, recognizing that the res- idents were vulnerable and depended on staff. Staff received annual training on the code of conduct and dealing with residents with dementia. One particular resident was a male with demen- tia who had a tendency to sexually touch female staff and other residents. He was given one-to-one su- pervision to protect others from his behaviour, but BREAD BAKERY Bimbo Canada Edmonton (39 team-leads, shippers) and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers' and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM), Local 252 Renewal agreement: Effective Dec. 1, 2018 to Nov. 30, 2024. Ratified on Oct. 12, 2018. Signed on Oct. 31, 2018. Shift premium: Rate of pay of higher classification when employee performs work in higher-rated classification than own for more than one- ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Toronto and Area Road Builders Association — Ontario pg. 3 Board of School Trustees of School District No. 82 (Coast Mountains) – British Columbia pg. 4 Hardisty Care Centre – Alberta pg. 5 Coventry Connections Niagara — Ontario pg. 6 Lafarge Construction Materials — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Discrimination> pg. 8 see Use of force > 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 Ontario probationary worker's dismissal upheld by arbitrator Kingston, Ont. long-term care worker fired, reinstated after slapping resident on hand

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