Canadian Labour Reporter

September 25, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian September 25, 2017 GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION e Town of Peace River Peace River, Alta. (47 inside, outside workers) and the Canadian Union Of Public Employees(CUPE), Local 898 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2019. Ratified on April 18, 2017. Signed on Aug. 10, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective 2017: 1.25% Effective 2018: 2% Effective 2019: 2% Calgary flour packer terminated after multiple no-shows at work Worker misunderstood employer's request to attend job site AFTER HIS brother was fired from his job at the same milling plant he worked at, a Calgary worker took four weeks off due to mental stress. Martinez, who worked at ADM Milling since 2013, was a flour-packing operator when on Feb. 25, 2016, he was advised by Christopher Mallard, packing superintendent, that his brother had just been dismissed and he wanted to let him know right away. Later that day, at 5:30 p.m., Martinez told Mal- lard he wasn't feeling well and he wanted to go home early. Mallard accepted and Martinez left the plant. The next day, he phoned Mallard before his shift and said he was still unwell and he needed Photo: Stoyan Yotov (Shutterstock) ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 8 Ontario pilot files grievance after large deduction on pay WHEN A PILOT left an airline without fulfilling terms of a train- ing bond, the company made a large deduction from the em- ployee's final paycheque to pay for training he received while he was employed. Jonathan Sipko — who worked as a pilot at Air Georgian in Mis- sissauga, Ont., since 2015 — be- gan training on Aug. 3, 2016. He signed an initial training bond with a $12,000 value that was sup- posed to be paid back to the com- see Airline> pg. 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Pacific Blue Cross deal Six-year agreement signed that includes wage increases, protected retiree benefits, new health and wefare trust LS Travel Retail North America — Ontario pg. 3 Government of Canada — Multiprovince pg. 3 Buy-Low Foods (Associated Grocers) — Alberta pg. 4 City of St. Albert — Alberta pg. 5 Highway Customs Warehouse — Manitoba pg. 6 Hamlet of Kugluktuk — Nunavut pg. 6 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation — Multiprovince pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS

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