Canadian Labour Reporter

January 16, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian January 16, 2017 Health-care worker didn't breach policy, but showed poor judgment Employee took resident's iPad home to fix without managerial approval BY JEFFREY R. SMITH A NEW BRUNSWICK health-care worker deserved discipline for taking a resident's iPad home without managerial approval, but didn't deserve to be fired, an arbitrator has ruled. The 59-year-old employee was hired in 2008 as a housekeeper at the Riverside Court retirement resi- dence (RC) in Woodstock, N.B. Later that year, she transferred to RC's health-care department to be- come a health-care aide. The employee received orientation training and an employee handbook that emphasized RC's policy that no staff were permitted to receive gratuities from ARBITRATION AWARDS Cameco — Ontario pg. 3 Compass Group Canada (Morrison) at Southlake Regional Health Centre — Ontario pg. 4 Thames Developments — Ontario pg. 4 Commercial Cleaning Services — Ontario pg. 5 Construction Labour Relations Association of Manitoba — Manitoba pg. 5 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Google Street View pg. 2 CUPE workers agree Education workers in Ontario set to vote on a tentative contract signed with the province ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Common > pg. 7 TRANSPORTATION V. Ships Canada Multiprovince (4 unlicensed personnel) and Seafarers' International Union of Canada (SIU) Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2021. Signed on Nov. 9, 2016. Wage adjustments: Effective July 1, 2017: 2% Effective July 1, 2018: 2% Effective July 1, 2019: 2% Effective July 1, 2020: 2% see Collective agreements > pg. 3 see Arbitration > pg 6 Lack of B.C. driver's licence a problem for forestry worker A JOB POSTING was awarded to a less senior forestry worker because that worker held a valid driver's licence. Rick Holland had more than 40 years' experience in the log- ging business and was hired on Jan. 5, 2011, as a grapple skidder with Jordan River Logging (JRL) on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. In December 2015, an open position as a skidder operator was posted but Hol- land missed the deadline to apply Edmonton group home workers left early, arrived late for shifts pg. 8

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