Canadian Labour Reporter

November 23, 2015

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian Retiree benefits for full-time Windsor police officers only A CIVILIAN employed part- time by the Windsor police was not entitled to retiree benefits, despite a previous arbitration changing the service's policy. The issue was whether an unnamed civilian member who was employed as a part-time staffer at the Windsor Police Services Board until December of 2014 would be entitled to post- retirement benefits beginning Jan. 1, 2015, by virtue of becoming a full-time member. The employer, the Windsor Police Services Board, denied any November 23, 2015 ARBITRATION AWARDS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Welder dismissed after years of absenteeism pg. 8 AT Limited Partnership pg. 3 Transport Kepa pg. 4 9207-4616 Quebec pg. 4 Mammoet Canada Western pg. 4 Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations pg. 5 Lafarge Canada pg. 6 DH Timber Towing & Salvage pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Chris Helgren (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 Taxi campaign ramps up Unifor occupied a cab ser- vice in Ottawa, where drivers have been locked out since summer. ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Air Canada grounded in appeal against Public Participation Act Quebec Court of Appeal rules airline has obligation to maintain services BY LIZ FOSTER AIR CANADA'S appeal of a court ruling that requires the airline to keep maintenance operations in Canada was grounded by the Quebec Court of Appeal earlier this month. A 2013 ruling from Quebec's Superior Court found Air Canada was in violation of the requirements of the Air Canada Public Participation Act (ACPPA) when it failed to keep heavy-maintenance operations in Canada. The Court of Appeal of Quebec upheld that The Quebec Court of Appeal upheld a previous ruling that Air Canada violated the ACPPA. see Compliance > pg. 7 SERVICES Canadian Science and Technology Museum Ottawa (220 museum employees) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2014, to March 31, 2016. Signed on June 30, 2015. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2015: 1.5% Calculated by CLR. Shift premium: $2 per hour for employees working between 4 p.m. and 8 a.m. $2 per hour for time worked on Saturday or see Arbitration > pg.8

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