Canadian Labour Reporter

August 16, 2021

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PM #40065782 AN ONTARIO employer breached its collective agreement when it didn't pay a worker for a full shift for which the worker was called in after the shift began, an arbitrator has ruled. The North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is a regional public health authority for the Northwestern part of On- tario, based in Thunder Bay. The collective agreement it had with its nurses' union, the On- tario Nurses' Association (ONA), included an article — part of a section dealing with "premium pay and other allowances" — that Short strike over After working to rule for only a few hours, Canadian border service agents agree to new contract POLICE e Kingston Police Services Board Kingston, Ont. (195 police officers) and the Kingston Police Association (KPA) Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2022. Ratified in January 2021. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2020: 2.2% Effective July 1, 2021: 2.2% Effective July 1, 2022: 2.2% see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Photo:Daxus (iStock) see Right > pg.8 TTC repairperson throws bolts at coworker, fired after breach of last-chance agreement AN ONTARIO worker who threw metal bolts at a colleague breached his last-chance agreement and deserved to be dismissed, an arbitrator has ruled. The 38-year-old worker was a vehicle repairper- son for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). He was originally hired in 2008 and his job duties in- volved the overhaul of subway car undercarriages. The worker had 11 instances of discipline over a four-year period, including verbal warnings, written warnings, and multiple suspensions, for misconduct ranging from swearing and yelling at colleagues to spitting on his foreperson's personal vehicle. On July 5, 2013, the worker visited the TTC's oc- cupational health department about a sick-pay is- sue. Employees in the department complained that he was "rude, aggressive and profane" and the TTC relieved him of duty, but reinstated him subject to a last-chance agreement. The agreement stated that any future involvement in inappropriate conduct, August 16, 2021 see Bad > pg.8 The Board of Education of School District #44 (North Vancouver) — British Columbia pg. 4 Bombardier — Quebec pg. 5 Construction Labour Relations Alberta — Alberta pg. 6 Au Chateau Home for the Aged West Nipissing — Ontario pg. 7 Photo: ehrlif (iStock) Strategies for Workplace Conclicts For more programs & dates, visit us at: Register today! Sep. 13-17, 2021 (11am-3pm EST) Managing Unionized Environments Sep. 14-17, 2021 (11:30am-5pm EST) CLR-Jun 28- 2021.qxp_Layout 1 2021-06-23 4:00 PM Page 1 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS pg. 2 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Call-in after shift already began still deserves pay for full shift

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