Canadian Labour Reporter

September 13, 2021

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PM #40065782 A NEWFOUNDLAND and Labrador company's drug testing of employees after finding evi- dence of marijuana use was rea- sonable and not in violation of the collective agreement, an arbitra- tor has ruled. Corner Brook Pulp and Paper operates a newsprint paper mill. The facility is a large complex that includes a shipping area where newsprint is stored. The shipping area includes a wharf where ships are loaded by em- ployees using clamp trucks to pick up and carry large rolls of paper weighing between 300 and 1,300 New agreement Three-year contract signed for workers at Revera seniors' home in Medicine Hat, Alta. includes multiple raises POWER GENERATION Ontario Power Generation Various locations in Ontario (286 construction employees) and the Canadian Union of Skilled Workers (CUSW) Renewal agreement: Effec- tive May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2023. Ratified in January 2021. Signed on March 11, 2021. Wage adjustments: Effective May 1, 2020: 1% Effective May 1, 2021: 1% Effective May 1, 2022: 1% Shift premium: Employees see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Employer> pg.8 Youth worker excluded from pandemic pay after being considered manager, not eligible THE ONTARIO Grievance Settlement Board has dismissed a complaint from a management-level provincial employee claiming extra pandemic pay because such pay wasn't part of the employee's terms and conditions of employment. Kevin Shkuratoff worked as a coordinator for maintenance services at the Brookside Youth Cen- tre, a youth justice facility in Cobourg, Ont., operated by the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. His job duties included main- tenance and monitoring of facility systems as well as construction and renovation projects. He super- vised various tradespersons, housekeeping staff, and maintenance workers throughout the facility and his role was managerial in nature, so he wasn't part of the facility's collective bargaining unit. Shkuratoff 's office was located within the secure area of the facility. Other managers had offices out- side of the secure area and most of the other offices inside were for youth service managers (YSMs), who September 13, 2021 see Others > pg.8 The City of Fort Saskatchewan — Alberta pg. 4 Health Employers Association of British Columbia — British Columbia pg. 5 Young Women's Christian Association of Yellowknife (Sutherland House) — Northwest Territories pg. 6 Hartmann Canada — Ontario pg. 7 Call : 1-888-858-7838 Email: Website: Learn more: Workplace Restoration Learn how to address a toxic workplace to rebuild relationships and productivity. Nov. 15-18 (10 am-2:30 pm ET) SEPT 2021.qxp_Layout 1 2021-09-02 8:19 AM Page 1 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS pg. 2 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Arbitrator upholds drug testing after proof of use found onsite

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