Canadian Labour Reporter

June 19, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian June 19, 2017 Edmonton grocery worker fired for theft of piece of pie AFTER A SINGLE piece of pie went missing from a communal employee fridge at an Edmonton Sobeys' warehouse, an order se- lector was dismissed for the theft. It was discovered a worker identified as "A.B." appeared to have removed the pie slice from the fridge on Dec. 14, 2015. He was terminated Dec. 21 under the company's zero-tolerance policy. Delaina Macneill worked as a cashier in the cafeteria when she bought a single piece of pie and New Brunswick correctional officer's drug bust just cause for dismissal Arrest for drugs, weapons, violated standard of professional conduct BY JEFFREY R. SMITH AN ADJUDICATOR has upheld the dismissal of a New Brunswick corrections officer who was found with a marijuana-growing operation and weapons in his home. Harold Peterson was a correctional officer at the Atlantic Institution (AIR), a maximum-secu- rity institution in Renous, N.B., operated by Cor- rections Canada (CSC). He first became a correc- tional officer in 1999 at a provincial youth centre in Miramichi, N.B., where he dealt with inmates under 18. Over 12 years there, he was never disciplined ARBITRATION AWARDS University of New Brunswick — New Brunswick pg. 4 Heavy Construction Association of Toronto — Ontario pg. 4 Calgary Board of Education — Alberta pg. 5 Manitoba Lotteries Corporation — Manitoba pg. 5 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Photo: Prazis Images (Shutterstock) pg. 2 Sleeman-Unibroue strike Seniority rights, 200+ grievances at heart of dispute during contract talks as 80 workers in Quebec walk off job ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Ontario nurses' requests to change leave designation denied pg. 6 see PTSD > pg. 7 see Arbitration > pg 8 UTILITIES Aquatera Utilities Grande Prairie, Alta. (68 water, waste workers) and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 787 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2016, to Dec. 31, 2018. Ratified on Dec. 7, 2016. Signed on March 17, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective 2016: 0.95% Effective 2017: 1.65% Effective 2018: 2.25% see Collective agreements > pg. 3

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