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May 14, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian May 14, 2018 Removal of Ottawa professor's clerical support triggers grievance AFTER HE was told that his ad- ministrative assistant's contract would not be renewed, a professor at the University of Ottawa filed a grievance. Amir Attaran began working at the school in 2004, and his ori- ginal letter of appointment (LOA) promised, "You will have access to clerical support from the global health group secretariat." Attaran testified that when he was first approached by the university for the possiblity of CULTURAL INDUSTRIES Ottawa Public Library Ottawa (600 library employees) and the Ottawa-Carleton Public Employees' Union (CUPE), Local 503, Library Group Renewal agreement: Effect- ive Jan. 1, 2016, to Dec. 31, 2019. Ratified on Feb. 14, 2017. Signed on Dec. 7, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2016: 1.92% Effective Jan. 1, 2017: 1.92% Effective Jan. 1, 2018: 1.95% City of Calgary's first-ever female truck driver endured 18 months of harassment: Arbitrator Criticized for appearance, rumours of coworker affair DESPITE ACHIEVING her "dream job" of be- coming the City of Calgary's first female employee with a class 1 licence, a truck driver suffered from extreme anxiety and depression due to her treat- ment on the job. The woman, who wasn't identified, was hired by the city in April 2013. She joined an all-male crew and her daily duties included driving a trac- tor-trailer with loads of gravel. For the first six months of her tenure, the driv- er got along well with her foreman. But after he retired, Frank Wright became her new boss. Wright's direct superior was Dan Schinnour, sen- ior leader plants, construction services. Early in his tenure as foreman, Wright met with Photo: Leonard Zhukovsky (Shutterstock) 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 'No board report' Inside workers at Cornwall, Ont., may walk off jobs on May 23 after Ontario labour ministry issues ruling Corporation of the City of Cranbrook — British Columbia pg. 3 TransAlta Generation Partnership — Alberta pg. 5 McGill University — Quebec pg. 5 Tbaytel — Ontario pg. 6 Enbridge Gas Distribution — Ontario pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see University > pg. 8

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