Canadian Labour Reporter

May 2, 2016

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian City's alcohol testing rule leaves little room for flexibility Last-chance agreement required worker to take test whenever requested by employer: Arbitrator BY JEFFREY R. SMITH AN ONTARIO employee breached his last-chance agreement by refusing to take an alcohol test until he had a union representative present, an arbitrator has ruled. Scott Heath was an employee of the City of Corn- wall, Ont., for 29 years. On Oct. 29, 2013, Heath's em- ployment became contingent on a memorandum of agreement that was the result of alcohol-related mis- conduct, including being impaired at work and oper- ating a vehicle while impaired. May 2, 2016 ARBITRATION AWARDS Correctional officer suspended after inmate incident pg. 8 British Columbia Automobile Association Service Centres — B.C. pg. 3 Dalhousie University — N.S. pg. 4 Envoy Air — Multiprovince pg. 5 Belvedere Seniors Living (Belvedere Care Centre) — B.C. pg. 5 Greater London International Airport Authority — Ont. pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: stocktributor (Shutterstock) pg. 2 CUPE requests 'No Board' report Union calling for report in negotiations with Toronto Public Library ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Employee > pg. 7 Premium weekend pay depends on definition of 'request' SANDRA MORGAN — a reg- istered nurse working at the Wil- liam Osler Health System's site in Etobicoke, Ont.— was denied pre- mium pay after working consecu- tive weekends. According to the employer, Mor- gan had requested the weekend work and was, therefore, not enti- tled to the premium. Morgan's union — the Ontario Nurses' Association — filed a griev- ance on her behalf. The employer used KRONOS, a TRANSPORTATION Canada Cartage Provincewide, British Columbia (160 owner-operators) and Teamsters Canada Renewal agreement: Effective Sept. 9, 2014, to July 18, 2018. Signed on July 30, 2015. Wage adjustments: $1,000 upon ratification Vacations with pay: 2 weeks to start, 3 weeks after 5 years, 4 weeks after 11 years. All vaca- tion leave is unpaid. Medical benefits: Teamsters' An employee's request to wait for a union representative to be present before taking an alcohol test was in breach of his last-chance agreement. see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Arbitration > pg 8

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