Canadian Labour Reporter

October 16, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian October 16, 2017 TRANSPORTATION Rapid Delivery London, Ont. (10 truck drivers) and Teamsters Canada Local 879 Renewal agreement: Effective June 30, 2016, to June 29, 2018. Signed on June 30, 2016. Paid holidays: 9 days. Vacations with pay: 2 weeks or 4% after 1 year, 3 weeks or 6% after 6 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for all work after 60 hours per week. Jasper, Alta., municipal worker's firing 'excessive' after 1 day missed: Arbitrator No progressive discipline harmed employer's case WHEN A SEASONAL driver missed a single day's work and he didn't notify his supervisor, a Jasper, Alta., city employee was terminated with cause. Richard Hart had worked with the municipality for 17 months as a solid waste driver in the sum- mer and a heavy equipment operator in the winter months, when on Dec. 9, 2015, he failed to show up for his regular shift. "We have concluded that you were absent from work on Dec. 9 without taking adequate and prop- er steps to notify your supervisor and to seek ap- proval to be away on a scheduled day of work. We also found your purported explanation for failing to report your absence to be less than candid and forthright," said a termination letter given to Hart on Dec. 16. Photo: Nick Fox (Shutterstock) ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 8 Windsor, Ont., teacher fired after leaving door unsecured A TEACHER was fired for "evi- dence of misjudgment" after he left a classroom door open in a high school that served special- needs students. Craig Kondruck worked for the Windsor School Board in Ontario and was assigned to the Century Secondary School as an occasion- al teacher. He first worked with the board in 1983, but left in 1988 to work as a missionary in Morocco. He returned briefly in 2003, then per- see Denials > pg. 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Strike authorized Jail guards at RCMP detachment in Kelowna, B.C., will walk out if talks break down with Commissionaires Capital Power — Alberta pg. 3 CHC Global Operations — British Columbia pg. 4 The City of Medicine Hat — Alberta pg. 4 Covenant Care Chateau Vitaline — Alberta pg. 5 Lafarge Canada (Aggregates, Concrete and Asphalt - Earle Creek) — British Columbia pg. 6 First Student Canada — Ontario pg. 7 Handy Pack (KCC-244 Holdings) — British Columbia pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS

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