Canadian Labour Reporter

March 26, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian March 26, 2018 Nova Scotia union grieves after clerk excised from bargaining unit AFTER A 37-year employee re- tired as a payroll clerk, the em- ployer removed the job category from the bargaining unit because of a "conflict of interest." On Sept. 29, 2016, Brenda Howie, financial services man- ager, at Cape Breton Island Regional Housing in Sydney, N.S., wrote a letter to the Can- adian Union of Public Employ- ees (CUPE), Local 4840 and requested the payroll clerk clas- sification be changed to payroll FOOD MANUFACTURING Post Foods Canada Niagara Falls, Ont. (170 production workers) and Unifor, Local 1101 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 11, 2017, to Jan. 10, 2020. Signed on Jan. 10, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective year 1: 2% plus $0.25 skilled-trades' adjustment Effective year 2: $1,000 lump- sum payment Effective year 3: 2% plus $0.25 skilled-trades' adjustment 'Innovative' Memorial University teacher denied promotion to full professorship Five letters of reference attached to application DESPITE A record of pioneering teaching meth- ods in the department of mathematics at Memo- rial University in St. John's, an associate professor was turned down in her efforts to be promoted to full professorship. Sherry Mantyka joined the university in 1978 and was promoted to associate in 1986. On Sept. 15, 2014, she applied to become a professor but was rejected via a letter April 15, 2015, written by Gary Kachanoski, president and vice-chancellor. Kachanoski referenced his reasons from a re- port dated April 7 by Noreen Golfman, provost and vice-president (academic). "I conclude that Dr. Mantyka has not dem- onstrated either a 'superior record of teaching effectiveness and scholarly competence as a Photo: Google Street View ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 8 see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Instabox deal signed Workers at Winnipeg-based cardboard maker ratify contract that hikes wages, shift premiums, allowances Amsco Cast Products (Canada) — Manitoba pg. 3 Prairie Land Regional Division #25 — Alberta pg. 4 Northwest Tank Lines — British Columbia pg. 5 Associated Earthmovers of Ontario — Ontario pg. 6 Mount Royal Care Centre — Alberta pg. 6 VersaCold Logistics Services — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Employer > pg. 8

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