Canadian Labour Reporter

March 27, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian March 27, 2017 TRANSPORTATION XTL Transport Montreal (150 transport and equipment operators) and Teamsters Canada, Locals 106 and 938 Renewal agreement: Effective Oct. 2, 2016, to Dec. 31, 2020. Signed on Dec. 9, 2016. Shift premium: $75 premium (previously $65) will apply on all trips to the island of New York. $100 maximum per day for lay- over on the island of New York. N.B. nursing home worker 'really rough' with resident AFTER A nursing home resi- dent in New Brunswick soiled his clothing, an attendant become overly aggressive with cleaning and care. Attendants Mark Roy and Polly O'Donnell attended the resident's room (identified as "X") at the Campbellton Nursing Home in Campbellton, N.B., on Aug. 22, 2015, when he needed to be changed. When she arrived in the room, Roy appeared red-faced and began ranting about another ARBITRATION AWARDS University of New Brunswick — New Brunswick pg. 3 Colonial Cookies — Ontario pg. 4 Charlottetown Airport Authority — Prince Edward Island pg. 5 Prince Albert Co-Operative Association — Saskatchewan pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: taylanozgurefe (Shutterstock) pg. 2 Guelph University deal Last-minute agreement made between CUPE and post- secondary institution, averting strike ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Second last-chance agreement breached by B.C. cut-off saw operator pg. 8 see Arbitration > pg 8 Company can't change 35 years of past practice on shift premiums Must change collective agreement: Arbitrator BY JEFFREY R. SMITH AN ONTARIO company has been unsuc- cessful in its attempt to avoid paying two sepa- rate shift premiums to employees who qualify for both without negotiating a change in the collective agreement. Dufferin Aggregates is a company based in Concord, Ont., that operates a quarry in the Halton region. Since 1978, Dufferin Ag- gregate's collective agreement stipulated that the hours of work for its employees were nine hours at straight time rates from Monday to Friday. There was also a provision that stated see Collective > pg. 7

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