Canadian Labour Reporter

May 21, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian May 21, 2018 Union grieves after discovering surveillance cameras in plant AFTER A strike that led to bad feelings between striking and non-striking employees at a large Winnipeg-area manufacturing facility, the company had 18 cam- eras installed to deter potential violence at the workplace. Carte International and its workers agreed to end a conten- tious strike in 2000 and the com- pany decided it needed to install security cameras. It signed a back-to-work agreement with the union that included the line: PIPING MANUFACTURING IPEX Edmonton (157 production employees) and Unifor, Local 21-A Renewal agreement: Effect- ive Sept. 16, 2017, to Sept. 15, 2021. Ratified on Nov. 21, 2017. Signed on Sept. 16, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective first year: 1% Effective second year: 2% Effective third year: 2% Effective fourth year: 2% Shift premium: 5% for every St. John's butter maker grieves decision after company doesn't pay premium Payments meant for dairy pasteurizers alone A WORKING foreman at the St. John's Agropur dairy plant grieved after he felt that a $1-per-hour premium was not being applied to his hours. Terry O'Neill, had worked for the employer since 1984, and he regularly made butter from cream or milk. He testified that he considered himself to be a butter batcher, because he takes the raw material and processes it into batches of but- ter. As well, O'Neill worked in what he called a "but- ter-batching room" which was located directly be- side another batching room According to a June 18, 2015, letter of under- standing, "employees required to work in a batch processor or HTST (high temperature/short Photo: guilhem gaubert (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 Tentative agreement Deal reached at Algoma Steel despite company still affected by 2015 creditor-protection arrangement Construction Labour Relations Association of Newfoundland and Labrador — Newfoundland and Labrador pg. 3 Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa — Ontario pg. 4 University of Guelph — Ontario pg. 5 Municipal District of Spirit River — Alberta pg. 5 Owens Corning — Alberta pg. 6 Quickload CEF — British Columbia pg. 7 Southern Alberta Community Living Association — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see No 'monitoring' > pg. 8

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