Canadian Labour Reporter

April 2, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian April 2, 2018 Saskatoon chicken-truck driver grieves reassignment to plant A TRUCK driver for a poultry processor in Saskatoon became bored and angry when he was shifted to a plant job while the em- ployer conducted a functional as- sessment of his capabilities. Terry Hoet had worked at Prairie Pride Natural Foods since 2008. Before that, he worked for 15 years as a ham packer. But the repetitive nature of the job gave him tendinitis. In 2012, Hoet disclosed his pre- vious injury and the employer EDUCATION Trent University Peterborough, Ont. (320 professors, lecturers, librarians) and the Trent University Faculty Association (TUFA) Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019. Signed on April 10, 2017. Vacations with pay: 22 days to start, 25 days after 10 years for librarians. Minimum 2 weeks for faculty. Medical benefits: Employer British Columbia limousine driver fired after union achieves certification Dispute over employees taking cars after shift ends AFTER HE took a company car home, a Rich- mond, B.C., limousine driver was effectively ter- minated when the employer refused to sponsor his chauffeur's permit. Azhar Bashir had worked at Aerocar Service since 2012, and he had been involved in the Team- sters, Local 31 union organizing effort, which re- sulted in certification on Aug. 22, 2017. During the contentious negotiations, the em- ployer was repeatedly accused of bad-faith bar- gaining and it lost a number of decisions in front of the B.C. Labour Relations Board. On Oct. 5, Bashir received a message on his car's digital dispatch system (DDS) that said: "Please note as of this evening no driver can take the cars home unless authorized by management." Photo: (Shutterstock) ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg. 7 2 0 1 7 READERS' LABOUR RELATIONS TRAINING PROVIDERS CHOICE Managing Unionized Environments, May 15-17, 2018: Halifax Living the Collective Agreement Labour Relations Foundations, May 28 - June 1, 2018: Vic toria Laying the Groundwork for Excellence in Union-Management Relations see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Strike vote planned Nova Scotia health-care unions announce first-ever provincewide campaign to authorize job action for 6,500 workers Calgary Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 1 — Alberta pg. 3 Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts — Ontario pg. 4 Graymont Western Canada (Exshaw Plant) — Alberta pg. 4 County of Elgin (Bobier Villa, Elgin Manor, Terrace Lodge) — Ontario pg. 5 Health PEI — Prince Edward Island pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Employer > pg. 7

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