Canadian Labour Reporter

June 6, 2016

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian Increased overtime expectations discriminate against worker with small child Restructuring led to larger mail load for Ontario letter carrier BY JEFFREY R. SMITH CANADA POST discriminated against a letter car- rier when it told her she had to change her childcare arrangements so she could work overtime under a col- lective agreement provision, an arbitrator has ruled. Jessica Weber was a letter carrier for Canada Post in Kitchener, Ont. Canada Post's collective agreement with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) included an overtime provision stipulating "insofar as practicable, overtime on an employee's route or assign- ment will be performed by the employee assigned to that particular route." It was expected that if an employee couldn't fin- ish her route during normal hours, she would June 6, 2016 ARBITRATION AWARDS Welder disciplined for violating drug policy with medical marijuana pg. 8 Wholesome Harvest Baking — Alberta pg. 3 Hutton Transport —Ontario pg. 4 Loblaws Supermarkets — Ontario pg. 6 City of Ottawa — Ontario pg. 4 Revera Retirement LP King Gardens Retirement Residence — Ontario pg. 5 Actionmarguerite — Manitoba pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Chris Wattie (Reuters) pg. 2 Pacific Coach Lines workers reach deal Employees ratify deal that addresses severance for long-time workers ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Childcare > pg. 7 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Arbitration > pg 8 Employee not eligible for wage increase after performing duties of higher classification CLARA MORINO filed a griev- ance against the Toronto District School Board after the employer assigned her the duties of a higher classification but failed to pay her the applicable rate of pay. Morino — classified as a Level H office assistant — was assigned by the employer to the guidance office. PRIMARY INDUSTRIES KMC Mining Fort McMurray, Alta. (480 mine employees) and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local Union No. 955 Renewal agreement: Effective July 26, 2015, to April 30, 2020. Signed on Sept. 11, 2015. Wage adjustments: Effective first Sunday in May 2017, 2018, 2019: Base rate will increase by average percent- age change in the Alberta "All A Canada Post employee who was told to alter her childcare arrangements when she was unable to perform overtime work filed a grievance for discrimination.

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