Canadian Labour Reporter

March 7, 2016

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian A tale of 2 Toronto locals Outside workers ratify deal while inside workers launch job action BY SABRINA NANJI FOR CONTRACT negotiations with municipal workers in To- ronto, it would seem like a tale of two cities. In late February, negotiations that began in the fall between the City of Toronto and the Ca- nadian Union of Public Employ- ees (CUPE) Local 416 — which represents about 6,000 outside workers — turned up a four-year collective agreement that was rat- ified unanimously by city council and accepted by the membership. However, negotiations between CUPE 79 — which represents about 20,000 inside workers — hit an impasse and led to a work-to- rule campaign that is still ongoing. March 7, 2016 ARBITRATION AWARDS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Failure to follow reporting procedure leads to firing pg. 8 North West Community Care Access Centre pg. 3 Progressive Waste Solutions pg. 3 Halifax Port Authority pg. 4 Clarke Transport pg. 4 North 60 Petro pg. 5 Toronto Terminals Railway Company pg. 5 World Ship Services pg. 6 Brand Energy and Infrastructure Solutions pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Mark Blinch (Reuters) pg. 2 Volunteer paramedic station unionizes Ontario's Wolfe Island paramedic station ratifies agreement ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg 6 Toronto Mayor John Tory called the deal signed with outside workers fair, but negotiations with inside workers have yet to produce a collective agreement. see Local > pg. 7 Toronto amalgamation complicates vacation for hydro worker A TORONTO Hydro employee will not be given the extra week of vacation he thought he was enti- tled to, an arbitrator has decided. Ron Fowler, a certified power line worker at Toronto Hydro, filed a grievance alongside the Canadian Union of Public Em- ployees (CUPE) after he received 25 days of vacation as opposed to SECURITY SERVICES Corps Canadien des Commissionnaires Provincewide, Quebec (100 security guards) and the Fédération des Employées et Employés de Services Publics Renewal agreement: Effective March 1, 2015, to April 30, 2017. Signed on April 13, 2015. Wage adjustments: Effective June 28, 2015: 45¢ Effective June 26, 2016: 45¢

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