Canadian Labour Reporter

November 27, 2017

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2 Canadian HR Reporter, a Thomson Reuters business 2017 CP, police association reach tentative agreement CALGARY — Canadian Pacific (CP) and the Canadian Pacific Police Association (CPPA) an- nounced a tentative five-year agreement on Nov. 17. "CP is proud to announce an- other long-term agreement with a valued union partner, this time the Canadian Pacific Police As- sociation," said Keith Creel, CP president and CEO. Highlights of the five-year deal include a wage increase, added compassionate leave, ex- panded training opportunities and an enhanced relocation ex- pense allowance, according to the company. The memorandum of settle- ment has been forwarded for re- view of the CPPA members and a ratification vote is expected to be conducted soon, said CP. Correctional offi cers sign deal OTTAWA — The Union of Ca- nadian Correctional Officers (UCCO) reached an agreement in principle with the Treasury Board on Nov. 16 for 7,400 em- ployees. "The government finally recognizes the dangerous and unique work of correctional of- ficers in the Canadian public ser- vice," said Jason Godin, national president of UCCO. The deal was agreed to 42 months after the expiry of the last agreement, said the union. Laurentian Bank union to change MONTREAL — The Lauren- tian Bank in Montreal was ad- vised by the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) that a motion was received on Nov. 16 from a group of Laurentian Bank employees asking to revoke the Canadian Office and Profession- al Employees (COPE), Local 434 union accreditation, covering all of its unionized employees. The majority of these employ- ees work in Laurentian Bank branches in Quebec and some are employed in corporate of- fices in Montreal, said the com- pany. As set out in the applicable legislation, a CIRB officer has been designated to supervise the next steps of this motion, ac- cording to Laurentian Bank. Radiation therapists join Ontario association MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) welcomed 69 radiation therapists on Nov. 20 as the group voted to join the union. "We are honoured that ra- diation therapists have trusted ONA to best represent them. It demonstrates once again that health-care professionals rec- ognize ONA as the obvious choice when it comes to choos- ing a union," said Linda Haslam- Stroud, ONA president. The employees work at the Credit Valley Hospital in Missis- sauga, Ont. The ONA represents about 65,000 registered nurses and health-care professionals, as well as 16,000 nursing student affiliates, all in the province of Ontario. LABOUR BRIEFS FORMERLY CLV REPORTS Serving labour relations professionals since 1956 Published weekly by omson Reuters Canada Ltd. Subscription rate: $595 per year Customer Service Tel: (416) 609-3800 (Toronto) (800) 387-5164 (outside Toronto) Fax: (416) 298-5106 Email: Website: Director, Media Solutions, Canada Karen Lorimer Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Todd Humber Editor/Supervisor Sarah Dobson | (416) 649-7896 News Editor John Dujay | (416) 298-5129 Sales Manager Paul Burton | (416) 649-9928 Marketing Co-ordinator Keith Fulford | (416) 649-9585 © 2017 omson Reuters Canada Ltd. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the written permission of the publisher. e publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice. If legal or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. e analysis contained herein represents the opinion of the authors and should in no way be construed as being either offi cial or unoffi cial policy of any governmental body. ISSN 0045-5113 Publications Registration 2089 Canadian Labour Reporter is part of the Canadian HR Reporter group of publications. Visit for more information. Labour Reporter Canadian Photo: Edgard Garrido (Reuters) LABOUR LENS Jerry Dias — head of Unifor — looks on during "The Other Negotiation" forum within the framework of the fth round of talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the Mexico Senate in Mexico City, on Nov. 17.

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