Canadian Labour Reporter

May 22, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian May 22, 2017 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service under Bay, Ont. (140 police officers) and Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2018. Signed on Nov. 28, 2016. Shift premium: Evening shift: $0.93 per hour for work be- tween 4 p.m. and 8 a.m. On-call: 1 hour pay for each 8 hours on- call. Training: $0.50 per hour. B.C. school support worker fired for calling parent at home WHEN A PARENT reported a school staff member phoned her at home to inform her about com- ments made about her family dur- ing a meeting, the school fired her for violating confidentiality. Naomi Allen worked at Eagle View Elementary School in Port Hardy, B.C., for 19 years as a First Nations support worker. On Sept. 10, 2015, a parent reported a phone call made the previous evening from a person she iden- tified as Allen. The person who Shirt tuck-in rule challenge by union in B.C. unsuccessful Rio Tinto Alcan cites health and safety requirements BY JEFFREY R. SMITH A BRITISH COLUMBIA employer has won the right to implement a shirt-tucking rule at its plant since its collective agreement allows it to follow statutory health and safety requirements in the case of an impasse with the union over such rules. Rio Tinto Alcan operated an aluminum smelter in Kitimat, B.C. The smelter had a joint health and safety committee and several sub-committees re- sponsible for specific issues, as established by the collective agreement. One of the sub-committees was the personal protective equipment (PPE) committee, whose ARBITRATION AWARDS Toronto and Area Road Builders Association — Ontario pg. 3 Bethany Nursing Home of Camrose — Alberta pg. 4 Canem Systems — Alberta pg. 4 Hylife Foods — Manitoba pg. 5 City of New Westminster — British Columbia pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: momente (Shutterstock) pg. 2 CP, Teamsters deal Five-year collective agreement reached affecting about 2,000 employees ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Collective agreements > pg. 3 Wardrobe department worker sanctioned after on-set confrontation pg. 8 see Arbitration > pg 8 see Statutory > pg. 7

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