Canadian Labour Reporter

March 5, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian March 5, 2018 Northwest Territories jail guards grieve double denial of leaves AFTER TWO leaves were denied, a union grieved the refusals and also the employer's overall han- dling of leaves. Darren Bilinski, a correctional officer who worked at the North Slave Correctional Complex (NSCC) in Yellowknife, requested seven days of vacation leave in April 2016. He wanted time off in July to attend a family gathering in British Columbia. Bilinski testified he had trouble bidding for the coveted summer EDUCATION Brock University St. Catharines, Ont. (600 faculty members, librarians) and the Brock University Faculty Association (BUFA) Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020. Signed on June 21, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective July 1, 2017: 1.3% Effective July 1, 2018: 1.4% Effective July 1, 2019: 1.5% Shift premium: If professional Summerside, P.E.I., worker not promoted despite being most senior candidate Arbitrator decries 'incongruity' in hiring A LABOURER who worked for the city in Sum- merside, P.E.I., was not offered a promotion to equipment operator after he applied as the most senior employee. Owen Sonier had worked for the City of Sum- merside since 2008 in various capacities. In 2012, he was hired as a semi-skilled labourer with the municipal works department. On July 14, 2015, a position of equipment op- erator was posted and under necessary qualifica- tions, it said the winning candidate "must have experience and show ability to properly operate all types of heavy equipment owned by the City of Summerside Municipal Works Section of the Mu- nicipal Services Department." Sonier and a more junior coworker in the same Photo: Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Shutterstock) ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 7 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Strike deadline looms Both sides trying conciliation but Unifor sets deadline for potential walkout of 54 Ontario paramedics Brock University — Ontario pg. 3 Triple Random — Alberta pg. 4 A.S.P. — Ontario pg. 4 St. Albert Public School District 5565 — Alberta pg. 5 Construction Labour Relations Association of Newfoundland and Labrador — Newfoundland and Labrador pg. 6 Oerlikon Metco — Alberta pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Employer > pg. 7

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