Canadian Labour Reporter

August 7, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian August 7, 2017 FOOD MANUFACTURING Coca Cola Refreshments Canada Company Brampton, Ont. (810 production workers) and Unifor Local 973 Renewal agreement: Effective June 11, 2016, to June 14, 2019. Signed on Sept. 30, 2016. Wage adjustments: Effective year 1: $500 Effective year 2: 1.9% Ontario postal worker terminated for not meeting standard gets job back Canada Post employee didn't fullfill criteria of 'reasonable availability' BY JEFFREY R. SMITH CANADA POST unjustly dismissed a postal clerk for unreasonable availability that wasn't spe- cifically defined in the collective agreement, an ar- bitrator has ruled. C. Seivright was a temporary postal clerk for Canada Post, hired in November 2011. His of- fer of employment stated that his "services may or may not be required on a daily basis" and he would be contacted when he was needed to fill in for full-time employees who were absent and unable to work. It also indicated that his position was "of a temporary and irregular nature" and he had to be reasonably available when work assign- Photo: Blacqbook (Shutterstock) pg. 2 Conciliation reboot Union for about 8,000 Nova Scotia civil servants agrees to two days of new contract talks with provincial government ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see 'No consideration' > pg. 7 ARBITRATION AWARDS Winnipeg International Airport — Manitoba pg. 3 Federated Co-operatives — Alberta pg. 4 Sunwing Airlines — Multiprovince pg. 4 Wood Buffalo Housing & Development, Marshall House — Alberta pg. 5 Spectra Energy — British Columbia pg. 5 Government of Canada (Operational Services) — Ontario pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Vancouver Island cashier fired after returning steaks to Save-On store pg. 8 TTC fare collector reinstated despite drug possession arrest WHEN HE took home a fare box containing almost $40,000 in cash and fares, a Toronto Transit Com- mission (TTC) employee was ter- minated after police confiscated the box. On July 28, 2014, Tyson Hu — who worked as a station collector since 2011 — finished his shift at Lawrence station and went home with the fare box. He should have left it locked up at the station instead of transport- ing the fares and cash, according see Arbitration > pg. 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3

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