Canadian Labour Reporter

April 16, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian April 16, 2018 Worker grieves temporary layoff from East Coast job site A HEAVY equipment operator was temporarily laid off due to lack of work, but he later discov- ered a less-senior employee had worked his shifts instead. Trent Bishop had worked at Pardy's Waste Management in Newfoundland and Labrador since 2013, when on June 1, 2017, he began a 10-night shift rotation at the Muskrat Falls site, doing wa- ter delivery, garbage disposal and septic-vacuum-truck services for the employer. LIBRARIES Hamilton Library Hamilton, Ont. (140 librarians, technical workers, custodians, administrative, drivers) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 932 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2020. Signed on Jan. 30, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2017: 2% Effective Jan. 1, 2018: 2% Paid holidays: 11 days, plus 1 floating holiday. Lying about separated shoulder injury gets Langley, B.C., worker terminated Claimed fall in parking lot caused damage but video showed otherwise AFTER HE suffered a separated shoulder just before he was scheduled to begin a shift, a worker at the Deere-Hitachi Specialty Products manu- facturing facility in Langley, B.C., lied when he informed his employer about why the injury hap- pened. James Nixon had worked at the company since June 26, 2017, when on Nov. 10 he drove into the company parking lot at 12:30 p.m., well in time to make his 1 p.m. shift start as a paint technician. Nixon checked in with the office, and then he returned to his car for a final cigarette before he began work. At around 12:50 p.m., he left his car but turned around to throw his jacket onto the Photo: Google Street View ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg 8 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 Offer rejected Locked-out workers at D-J Composites in Gander, N.L., said no to the latest contract proposal by 97 per cent ASIG Canada (Menzies Aviation) — Alberta pg. 3 City of Winnipeg — Manitoba pg. 4 K+S Windsor Salt (Ojibway Mine) — Ontario pg. 5 Kubota Materials Canada (Fahramet Division) — Ontario pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Differential > pg. 8

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