Canadian Labour Reporter

April 23, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian April 23, 2018 Toronto airport worker fired for 'medically authorized' marijuana A HEAVY equipment operator was temporarily laid off due to l After minor damage happened to an aircraft that caused 45 min- utes of delay at Toronto's Pearson airport, a ramp agent was tested for drugs in his system. Dinesh Sehgal was employed by Airport Terminal Services (ATS) for nine years when on July 7, 2016, Sehgal and another ramp agent attempted to attach a tow bar to an incoming flight when it "rolled" away from him and FOOD WHOLESALE e Grocery People Edmonton (25 grocery workers) and Teamsters, Local 987 Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2021. Signed on Jan. 30, 2018. Shift premium: $0.75 for each hour worked between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Employees who commence shift between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. will receive $0.75 per hour premium for entire shift. $1 for each hour Winnipeg fire-paramedic chief's words were 'injury to dignity': Arbitrator Changes to program text not completed by organizers PUBLIC COMMENTS made at a conference harmed the relationship between Winnipeg's fire and paramedic employees, ruled an arbitrator. Chief John Lane spoke at the International As- sociation of Fire Fighters (IAFF) conference in National Harbor, Md., on Aug. 28, 2015, about the roles of both fire and paramedic personnel in re- sponding to incident calls. Lane was an advocate for the integrated model used in Winnipeg, in which both sets of emergency workers responded to emergency calls. Before the conference, Lane consulted with or- ganizers about the content of his speech. An earlier draft of the speech introduction in- cluded the sentence: "This fire-based model is 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 Settlement reached Two-year tentative agreement between Hydro One, PWU, for about 4,000 front-line workers across Ontario Boart Longyear Manufacturing Canada — Ontario pg. 3 Suncor Energy Products Partnership Edmonton Refinery — Alberta pg. 4 Canada Cartage (Prince George) — British Columbia pg. 5 Camrose County — Alberta pg. 6 FirstCanada — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see ATS > pg. 8

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