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May 7, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian May 7, 2018 Union grieves after ICBC ends meal-expenses reimbursement WHEN THE Insurance Corpora- tion of British Columbia (ICBC) decided to stop allowing central- ized estimating facility (CEF) esti- mators to claim the costs of meals while they were away from their regular location, the union ar- gued ICBC violated the collective agreement. The public automobile insurer had previously said "employees travelling on corporation business or working away from their estab- lished/alternate headquarters will FOOD PRODUCTION Maple Leaf Poultry Edmonton (392 productions workers, maintenances employees) and the Logistics, Manufacturing and Allied Trades Union (CLAC), Local 56 Renewal agreement: Effective Aug. 3, 2017, to July 31, 2020. Signed on Nov. 17, 2017. Shift premium: $0.60 per hour for work performed on regular shift if 5 or more of scheduled hours fall between 4 p.m. and 5 a.m. Time and one-half for all Saskatchewan town worker dismissed for marijuana-filled driving trip Vaping allowed but not before operating machines DURING A TRIP in Saskatchewan from Kinder- sley to Humboldt, a labourer for the town vaped medical marijuana multiple times while seated behind the wheel. Jesse Desjarlais had worked at the Town of Kindersley recreation department as a labourer since September 2013, when on April 1, 2016, he and two colleagues, Victor Constantino and Jer- son Pacis, signed out a town SUV and headed out to Humboldt for a week of training courses. Because he was most familiar with the route, Desjarlais drove. But within five minutes, Pacis noticed the smell of marijuana inside the vehicle. Constantino testified he heard the vaping ma- chine's distinctive beeping sound. Photo: Google Street View ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg 8 2 0 1 7 READERS' LABOUR RELATIONS TRAINING PROVIDERS CHOICE Labour Arbitration Skills, June 3-7, 2018: Kingston Learning the Advocate's Ar t & Science of Building & Presenting Winning Arbitration Cases 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 Date set 'No-board report' labour board ruling means Cornwall, Ont., city workers may strike or be locked out on May 17 Government of Canada — Multiprovince pg. 4 Imperial Parking Canada — Ontario pg. 5 Premay Equipment — Alberta pg. 5 Syncreon Canada — Ontario pg. 6 Town of Stony Plain — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Relying > pg. 8

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