Canadian Labour Reporter

February 15, 2016

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian Telus worker gets bargaining unit work DAVE BORDEN filed a griev- ance against his employer, Telus in Calgary, alleging the employer owed him sales and commissions and incentives payments associ- ated with referrals he arranged via a marketing campaign in the sum- mer of 2012. Borden had initially filed a pre- vious application with arbitrator Richard Hornung (also presiding over his current case), in which it was determined work done dur- ing Telus's marketing campaign Public service unions call for repeal of Bill C-4 Collective bargaining not possible until legislation addressed: PSAC, PIPSC BY LIZ FOSTER WHILE the first round of bargaining between the newly elected Liberal government and the unions representing public sector workers is un- derway, the parties have already reached an im- passe. Entering into negotiations, the parties seemed hopeful their collective bargaining would be less tumultuous than that between the unions and previous federal government. However, despite moves to repeal Conservative legislation the unions found objectionable, several issues remain in contention. "PSAC welcomes the news that the government will repeal division 20 of Bill C-59, which we said was a violation of our constitutional rights to col- lective bargaining. The bill gave the government the power to amend unilaterally certain provi- sions in federal government employee contracts," said Robyn Benson, national president of the February 15, 2016 ARBITRATION AWARDS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Drivers required to pay for proof pg. 8 Electrical Power Systems — Ont. pg. 3 Dalhousie University — N.S. pg. 4 Mortlock Construction — Ont. pg. 4 Atlantic Wholesalers — N.B. pg. 5 Piper Creek Foundation — Alta. pg. 5 Green Acres Foundation — Alta. pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: PSAC pg. 2 Teamsters talk safety Toronto's Humber River hospital draws health and safety concern from Teamsters union ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Federal > pg. 7 see Arbitration > pg 8 TRANSPORTATION Magellan Aerospace Haley, Ont. (370 maintenance employees) and the United Steelworkers (USW)Local 4820 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive March 16, 2015, to March 15, 2018. Signed on March 16, 2015. Wage adjustments: Effective March 16, 2016: 25¢ Effective March 16, 2017: 30¢ Calculated by CLR. Unions representing public service employees — including PSAC — are calling on the federal government to repeal Bill C-4 rather than hold consultations as planned.

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