Canadian Labour Reporter

October 2, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian October 2, 2017 OIL AND GAS PIPING Evraz Camrose Works Camrose, Alta. (102 technicians) and Unifor Local 551 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive Feb. 1, 2016, to Jan. 31, 2020. Ratified on May 31, 2017. Signed on May 26, 2017. Shift premium: $0.15 per hour to employees working in department on shift when more employees are scheduled to work that shift than on day shift in that department. $0.40 Smithers, B.C., auto mechanic fired after abusive exchanges with co-workers Worker urged not to 'model old-school, behaviour': Arbitrator A LONG-TERM auto mechanic was terminat- ed after a series of incidents with other workers where he physically restrained another worker and insulted him. Rod Mager worked at Coast Mountain Chevro- let Buick GMC in Smithers, B.C., since 1989. He had a reputation as being ill-tempered with other workers and he used profanity on a regular basis. Between 1989 and 2005, only one disciplinary notice was placed into his file (from 1996). But in 2005, a written warning was given after he used profanity in an exchange with an office employee. Later, in 2009, a technician objected to a calendar that Mager hung in the lunchroom. Dennis Groves, general manager and dealership owner, ordered Photo: Google Street View ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 7 Nova Scotia nurse grieves after employer refuses application A PART-TIME nurse working at a Nova Scotia hospital tried to apply for a second part-time posi- tion but management refused to consider her application. Kelly MacPhee became a per- manent part-time licenced practi- cal nurse (LPN) in 2008 at the All Saints Springhill Hospital in Sprin- ghill, N.S., after one of the full-time LPNs, Cindy Misken, became dis- abled and had to switch to an ac- commodated part-time position. Before the disability, there were see Employer > pg. 7 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 'No board' report OPSEU workers could be in legal strike position mid-October after request made to conciliator Banwell Gardens — Ontario pg. 3 Sofina Foods (Lilydale Division) — Alberta pg. 4 East Kootenay Community Credit Union — British Columbia pg. 5 Concordia University of Edmonton — Alberta pg. 6 Young Women's Christian Association of Yellowknife — Northwest Territories pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS

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