Canadian Labour Reporter

November 16, 2015

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian November 16, 2015 ARBITRATION AWARDS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Freebies lead to ring at Canada Post pg. 8 Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority pg. 3 Tat Express pg. 3 S. Huot pg. 4 Canada Safeway pg. 4 Kamloops Airport pg. 5 Travois Holdings (Mayfair Care Centre) pg. 5 Canada Safeway pg. 6 Sunset Manor pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Mark Blinch (Reuters) Give yourself the gift of knowledge Enrol by December 31, 2015 and save up to $750 on 2016 programs! Learn more. Tel: 1-888-858-7838 Email: Web: Register today and start 2016 off right with a program from Queen's IRC. pg. 2 Ontario teachers ink deals with province 2-tiered bargaining system, funding for negotiations come under fire BY SABRINA NANJI AFTER MONTHS OF unrest, which saw a labour board hearing and many strikes, On- tario's teachers have inked tentative agree- ments with the provincial government. Negotiations over the past few months managed to churn out five deals with the province's elementary, secondary, Franco- phone and Catholic teachers' unions. But the new two-tiered bargaining system might have failed to make the grade. In fact, some classrooms could still see local job ac- tion happening as local issues continue to be hammered out. That these talks were the first to take place under Ontario's new bargaining design serves as a litmus test for the two-tiered method. Last year, education minister Liz San- dals tabled legislation to overhaul the way her department negotiates contracts in schools. The School Boards Collective Bar- gaining Act, otherwise known as Bill 122, Nestlé's new payroll system gets green light FOOD AND beverage manu- facturer Nestlé Canada got the go-ahead from an arbitrator to change its payroll practice at its Ontario operation, despite the union's objection. Around October 2014, Nestlé initially advised the union and employees of its intention to change its weekly payroll system to a bi-weekly system. Then, in May 2015, the employ- er formally notified employees it would be replacing the weekly TRANSPORTATION Western Canada Express Toronto (11 dockmen) and the Teamsters Canada Local 938 Renewal agreement: Effective Oct. 1, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2019. Signed on March 26, 2015. Wage adjustments: Signing bonus: $750 Effective Oct. 1, 2016: Lump sum payment of $350 Effective Oct. 1, 2018: 1% Calculated by CLR. Shift premium: 10¢ per hour Teachers rally outside Queen's Park in Toronto during tumultuous talks with the province. OPSEU calls for security for health-care staff Union demands protections be put in place following attacks see Arbitration > pg.8 see Payout > pg. 7 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS

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