Canadian Labour Reporter

July 20, 2020

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PM #40065782 A DRESS code requiring Ontario nurses to purchase their scrubs from a common supplier at set prices was reasonable, an arbitra- tor has ruled. Cornwall Community Hospital is a 156-bed hospital in Cornwall, Ont. The collective agreement with the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) didn't include a uniform allowance but the hospital had a dress code in effect since 2005. The dress code required all clinical staff — including regis- tered nurses — to wear scrubs Phoenix settlement 140,000 federal civil servants set to earn enhanced deal as compensation for damages AN ALBERTA company failed to meet its duty to accommodate when it dismissed a worker's medical restrictions as "unworkable" with its client's needs, according to an arbitrator. First Canada operates a bus service shuttling oil sands and construction workers between worksites and residential camps near Fort McMurray, Alta. First Canada hired Michael Bartlett, 72, in 2012 to be a bus driver. On July 4, 2013, Bartlett went on medical leave with a disability related to a viral infection contract- ed 30 years earlier that had caused inner ear damage and symptoms such as dizziness, lightheadedness and blurry vision. Bartlett returned to work in 2014 with no restric- tions. However, he felt that fatigue would bring back his symptoms. He requested assignments that reduced the risk of fatigue, but this was difficult as First Canada was facing many customer demands. First Canada assigned Bartlett a split shift, but POWER STATION CNOOC Petroleum Rocky View County, Alta. (11 operators, craftsmen) and Unifor, Local 1400 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive Feb. 1, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2023. Ratified on Nov. 19, 2019. Signed on Nov. 20, 2019. Shift premium: Double time for employee who works on shift different from regularly assigned shift and starting and stopping times are altered by 4 hours or more, for first 12 hours worked under new see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Photo: Kyryl Gorlov (iStock) see Hospital> pg. 8 see Bus> pg.8 Alberta company decides that accommodation of worker impossible Photo: Vladone (iStock) University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus) — British Columbia pg. 3 Capital Region Housing — Alberta pg. 4 Toronto and Area Road Builders Association — Toronto pg.5 Town of Peace River — Alberta pg. 6 UTIL Canada — Ontario pg. 7 July 20, 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 ONA challenge to dress code scrubbed by arbitrator

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