Canadian Labour Reporter

December 11, 2017

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian December 11, 2017 Winnipeg health-care aide fired for poor treatment of patients AFTER A series of complaints from co-workers and patients at a Winnipeg hospital, a health-care aide was terminated from his po- sition. Riccardo Patane had worked at the Seven Oaks Hospital since 2004, and after missing time due to a disability, he returned to full- time status on Feb. 8, 2016, in the family-medicine unit on the night shift. On May 1, Gemma Elomina worked as the charge nurse on the FIRE FIGHTING e City of Red Deer Red Deer, Alta. (198 fire fighters, marshals) and the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF), Local 1190 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019. Ratified on July 24, 2017. Signed on Sept. 15, 2017. Shift premium: $0.50 per hour for work between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. Paid holidays: 12 days, plus Alberta bus driver terminated after speaking on phone while driving Witnessed by contractor who had 20/20 vision A BUS DRIVER who worked on a refinery site in Redwater, Alta., was terminated after she was wit- nessed speaking on her cellphone while driving a work-site bus. Leslie Sutherland had worked at Diversified Transportation operating a worker-transport bus at the North West Redwater Refinery since 2011. On Nov. 13, 2015, Richard Houghton (who worked on-site with Atlas RFID Solutions) at- tempted to flag down a bus. The driver was on a cellphone, according to Houghton, and drove right by him without stop- ping. Houghton said he tried to wave the bus driv- er down after it passed the designated-stop area, but the driver didn't stop. He immediately alerted his supervisor who Photo: carballo (Shutterstock) ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Strike vote More than 600 Ontario health-care workers agree to walk off jobs if talks fail to produce new collective agreement Burnco Rock Products — Alberta pg. 3 Saint John Port Authority — New Brunswick pg. 4 Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council — Manitoba pg. 5 Shell Canada (Sarnia Refinery and Chemical Plant) — Ontario pg. 5 City of North Bay — Ontario pg. 6 Revera Lessee Edgemont — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Rough treatment > pg. 8

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