Canadian Labour Reporter

November 14, 2016

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian November 14, 2016 Union official doesn't have right to insubordination: Arbitrator Steward continued to post notices accusing manager of bullying BY JEFFREY R. SMITH AN ARBITRATOR has upheld the one-day suspen- sion of a British Columbia worker for putting up post- ers at work accusing management of bullying after be- ing told to stop. Linda Larson was an employee at the Nanaimo, B.C., location of Coast Hotels, a hotel chain based in Vancouver. She was with the company for 20 years, the last 10 as a chief shop steward for her union, UNITE- HERE. In 2014, the general manager of the hotel where Larson worked conducted disciplinary meetings with the human resources advisor and four individual ARBITRATION AWARDS Camrose Women's Shelter Society — Alberta pg. 3 Cardinal Coach Lines — Alberta pg. 4 JVD Mill Services — Alberta pg. 4 Keyera Nevis Gas Plant — Alberta pg. 5 The University of Ottawa — Ontario pg. 5 Fort Smith Housing Authority — Northwest Territories pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: bikeriderlondon (Shutterstock) pg. 2 Equal pay deal signed LCBO, OPSEU make equal pay for equal work a reality for 4,000 customer- service workers ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Multiple > pg. 7 HEALTH CARE Bethesda Community Services orold, Ont. (9 nurses) and Ontario Nurses' Association Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2018. Signed on June 27, 2016. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2016: 0% Effective April 1, 2017: 0% Strategies for Workplace Conflic ts, Dec. 6-8, 2016: Toronto Learn Practical and Effective Conflict Resolution Skills for Managing Ever yday Workplace Disputes NEW PROGRAM! see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Arbitration > pg 8 Ontario millwright denied bumping rights A MILLWRIGHT filed a griev- ance after he was laid off and not allowed to bump a less senior worker in the same job category. John Toppozini worked at Lac des Iles mine, which is northwest of Thunder Bay, Ont., and was hired Feb. 10, 2015, as a journey- man millwright. He was assigned to work a good portion of his time on the hoist, which was responsible for bring- ing miners to the surface, as well as raw material. During his time Professor grieves decision-making process after being denied tenure pg. 8

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