Canadian Labour Reporter

March 20, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian March 20, 2017 AGRICULTURE Burnbrae Farms Calgary (55 factory, maintenance workers) and United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW), Local 401 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive June 14, 2016, to June 13, 2020. Ratified on Oct. 20, 2016. Signed on Oct. 21, 2016. Wage adjustments: Effective first year: $0.30 per hour Effective second year: $0.30 TTC collector loses job after apparent threats THE DAY after a Toronto Tran- sit Commission (TTC) worker attended sensitivity training, he reportedly made death threats against three supervisors. Mark Davis had worked for the TTC since 1989. He was working inside a collection booth at Mid- land station on Aug. 6, 2014, when Dawn Bethune, collector, relieved him so he could take a lunch break. Davis left the booth to have lunch, then came back early. He struck up a conversation ARBITRATION AWARDS Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan pg. 3 Hamilton Specialty Bar — Ontario pg. 4 Prince George Airport Authority — British Columbia pg. 5 The Town of Nanton — Alberta pg. 5 Logistec Stevedoring — Nova Scotia pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Chase Clausen (Shutterstock) pg. 2 New OPSEU members Waterford Retirement Residence workers agree — by more than 75 per cent — to join union ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Alberta sanitation worker fired after coworker steals treats from his truck pg. 8 see Arbitration > pg 8 British Columbia ship captain refuses random drug testing Tugboat operator called screening 'medical examinations' BY JOHN DUJAY A SHIP'S CAPTAIN — with more than 36 years of service at Seaspan in British Colum- bia — was slotted into inactive duty after he refused to take a random drug test. Mark Chambers was employed by the com- pany as a tugboat captain when an April 21, 2015, company letter ordered him to under- take mandatory drug and alcohol testing to satisfy requirements of a contract to handle cargo for Shell Trading Canada, as well as oth- ers such as Exxon Mobil and Imperial Oil. Chambers called the letter "insulting and see Company > pg. 7

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