Canadian Labour Reporter

April 3, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian April 3, 2017 TRANSPORTATION Tank Truck Transport Sudbury, Ont. (30 transport, equipment operators) and United Steel Workers (USW), Local 2020 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2019. Signed on Jan. 10, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2016: 2% Effective April 1, 2017: 2% Effective April 1, 2018: 2% Shift premium: $0.75 per hour N.B. meat factory worker fired after mistakes made A WORKER with 14 years' ser- vice at a Dieppe, N.B., deli meats company broke critical rules regarding food safety by going the wrong way through a smoke- house. Robert Daniel was terminated Sept. 29, 2016, after Bonté Foods determined he violated the com- pany's strict food safety policy. Daniel was working as a raw food specialist — meaning he should not enter the ready-to-eat (RTE) or cooked food areas — ARBITRATION AWARDS Golden Life Management Evanston Grand Village — Alberta pg. 3 Cormode and Dickson Industrial — Alberta pg. 4 City of Regina — Saskatchewan pg. 4 Plasterers Employer Bargaining Agency — Ontario pg. 5 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: vitstudio (Shutterstock) pg. 2 CHCH TV deal Fifteen months after layoffs, Unifor negotiates $1-million severance package for Hamilton workers ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Toronto garbage worker fired after cashing fraudulent insurance cheque pg. 8 see Arbitration > pg 6 Oil worker's marijuana possession didn't violate company drug policy St. John's worker forgot foil package was inside pocket BY JEFFREY R. SMITH AN OIL rig worker did not violate his em- ployer's drug and alcohol policy on drug pos- session because he forgot there was marijuana in his jeans and didn't knowingly bring it to work, the Newfoundland and Labrador Su- preme Court has ruled. Michael Noseworthy worked for Magna Services, an oil well equipment and supplies company based in St. John's. Noseworth worked on an on-call basis and his job involved travelling to offshore in- stallations upon which Magna provided its see Unifor > pg. 7

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