Canadian Labour Reporter

May 8, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian May 8, 2017 Lesser-grade assignment grieved by B.C. coal miner WHEN HE was assigned to work a shift in a lower-rated position, a B.C. coal miner was not pleased that a junior worker worked a higher-graded position that day. Jim Campbell worked at Teck Coal in Elk Valley, B.C., when on July 14, 2015, he was assigned to a load out operator position. He noticed during that same shift that Scott Miller — who had less seniority — was working as a plant operator on the dryer floor. Campbell's seniority began Surveillance leads to dismissal of Ontario steel mill worker Man hurt arm on the job but used same limb for yard work on vacation BY JEFFREY R. SMITH AN ONTARIO worker who wasn't straightfor- ward about how quickly his workplace injury was healing deserved discipline but didn't deserve to get fired, an arbitrator has ruled. Gerdau Ameristeel operated a mini steel mill in Whitby, Ont., where the worker was hired as a millman in 2003. In February 2013, the worker was moved into a mill finisher position, which in- volved physically demanding work. He had no dis- cipline on his record. A few months later, on May 23, 2013, the work- er injured his right arm at work. He was cutting ARBITRATION AWARDS St. James-Assiniboia School Division No. 2 — Manitoba pg. 3 Saint John Mechanical Contractors Employer's Association — New Brunswick pg. 4 Sunrise Village (High River) Holdings — Alberta pg. 5 St. Amant — Manitoba pg. 5 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: branislavpudar (Shutterstock) pg. 2 Liberté workers join UFCW Quebec Yoplait plant employees become members of United Food and Commercial Workers Canada union ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Part-time postal worker in Newfoundland not paid for lunch breaks pg. 8 see Arbitration > pg 8 see Employee > pg. 7 SENIOR CARE Homeland Housing Gibbons, Alta. (48 kitchen, operations staff ) and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 1461 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2017. Ratified on March 29, 2017. Signed on March 29, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2017: 1% Effective July 1, 2017: 1% Shift premium: Evening shift Monday to Friday: $0.75 per hour. Night shift Monday to

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