Canadian Labour Reporter

June 15, 2020

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PM #40065782 A BRITISH Columbia arbitrator has found that a worker who de- clared that he quit and wrote out a letter of resignation did not show an objective intention to resign from his employment. Ken Santano was a senior equipment operator in road maintenance for Yellowhead Road and Bridge (YRB), a road and bridge maintenance compa- ny in Kootenay, B.C., and was an employee of the company for 30 years. On June 4, 2019, Santano was Deal rejected Workers at Global Montreal say no to employer's latest offer A COLLECTIVE agreement provision protecting seniority rights for up to 24 months between teach- ing appointments at an Ontario university does not mean part-time faculty members remain employ- ees during that time, an arbitrator has ruled. Part-time faculty members at the University of Ottawa apply for teaching appointments on a se- mester-to-semester basis, with teaching contracts that spanned the 13 weeks of each semester. Faculty members accumulated seniority points for each course taught and for every year in which a course was taught. Because some part-time professors weren't always successful in landing appointments each semester, their collective agreement stipulated that if they missed semesters, they would maintain their seniority points for up to 24 months of inactive employment. On Jan. 1, 2018, the Ontario Employment Stan- dards Act, 2000 (ESA) was amended to provide employees whose period of employment was five PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION Toronto Transit Commission Toronto (650 maintenance employees) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 2 Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2022. Signed on April 1, 2018. Shift premium: Normal over- time premium will prevail for first shift (unless change of shift is necessitated by union request) if notice is not given when work requires change of shift for see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Operator> pg. 8 see Service> pg.8 University faculty fail to equate seniority with continued employment for part-timers County of Forty Mile #8 — Alberta pg. 4 MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates — Ontario pg. 5 Waste Management Canada — Alberta/Saskatchewan pg. 6 District of Kenora Home for the Aged — Ontario pg. 7 B.C. worker had resigned but actions not 'continuing' June 15, 2020 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 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS pg. 2 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS

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