Canadian Labour Reporter

April 30, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian April 30, 2018 Incorrect equipment lockout leads to Alberta millwright firing EVEN THOUGH he was warned repeatedly, a millwright at a Grande Prairie, Alta., lumber- processing plant was terminated for not properly locking out ma- chinery he was servicing. Ian McLarty had worked at Ca- nadian Forest Products (Canfor) for a short time (he was hired in September 2015) but had many disciplinary actions on his record when on June 1, 2016, he was fired for being in a "lockout violation." But it was not the first time he HEAVY-LIFTING RENTALS Sarens Canada Leduc, Alta. (9 operators, drivers, labourers) and Teamsters Canada, Local 362 Renewal agreement: Effective Dec. 21, 2017, to June 30, 2020. Signed on Feb. 2, 2018. Paid holidays: 11 days. Vacations with pay: 3 weeks or 6% to start, 4 weeks or 8% after 8 years, 5 weeks or 10% after 15 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for all work after 9 hours per Gander, N.L., worker grieves denial of shift-change premium overtime pay Insufficient notice given after work hours changed AFTER HE was unexpectedly sent to St. John's to repair a Cormorant rescue aircraft, an aviation technician tried to get paid time-and-one-half for his irregular work. Terry West had worked at IMP Group since 2002, when on Aug. 10, 2015, he was scheduled to work from 3:30 p.m. to midnight. During his shift, he was deployed to St. John's — from his regular base in Gander, N.L. — to service an aircraft. IMP technicians were regularly sent on emer- gency shifts for the crucial task of maintaining res- cue aircraft, which could be called out to service at any time. West flew to St. John's and arrived at 11:30 p.m. He slept at a local hotel that night, and went to Photo: Alex JW Robinson (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 mandate About 320 workers at Lear in Ajax, Ont., vote 99 per cent in favour of walking off jobs if no deal reached with employer Pinehurst Store Fixtures — Ontario pg. 3 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) — Ontario pg. 4 Red Deer & District Museum Society — Alberta pg. 5 Ken Johnson Trucking — British Columbia pg. 5 Pastew Place Detox Centre of Fort McMurray — Alberta pg. 6 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Employee > pg. 7

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