Canadian Labour Reporter

June 18, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian ARCHITECTURAL SYSTEMS Kawneer Company Canada Lethbridge, Alta. (215 technicians, electricians, painters, mechanics, productions employees) and Unifor, Local 99 Renewal agreement: Effect- ive March 1, 2017, to Feb. 29, 2020. Ratified on Oct. 23, 2017. Signed on Oct. 13, 2017. Shift premium: $0.75 per hour for lead-hand. $1.06 per hour for employees working on after- noon shift. $1.16 per hour for Benefits seminars not considered 'professional development' for staff AFTER A UNION at a school district in Parksville, B.C., used funds to sponsor pension and benefits talks for teachers on a professional-development day, the board filed a grievance against the union. On Oct. 21, 2016, the Can- adian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 3570 held sem- inars on the employee's pension plan. On Feb. 24, 2017, the union held another seminar on the dis- trict's benefits plan. Regina teacher grieves suspension for ongoing harassment of new colleague Woman felt 'violated, uncomfortable, fearful' WHEN AN EDUCATION counsellor began her career with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic school in September of 2014, a colleague introduced himself immediately and visited her office almost every day. Kim Wolbaum worked at the Regina campus when she first met Afroze Naqvi. He went into her office on her first or second day and said he was the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Faculty Associa- tion (SPFA) representative and she could come to him with any concerns. But almost immediately, testified Wolbaum, Naqvi began making more frequent visits to her office, sometimes lasting for an hour. "He would stand right over top me. I said to June 18, 2018 ARBITRATION AWARDS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Arbitration > pg 8 2 0 1 7 READERS' LABOUR RELATIONS TRAINING PROVIDERS CHOICE Strategic Grievance Handling, July 17-20, 2018: Halifax Developing Techniques & processes to Manage Grievances Efficiently Mastering Fac t Finding & Investigation, July 17-20, 2018: Kingston Building Internal Capacity to Effectively Deal with Workplace Complaints see Collective agreements > pg. 3 pg. 2 Tentative agreement Library workers, paramedics, outside and inside workers, reach deals with City of Cornwall, Ont. Algoma Tubes — Ontario pg. 3 Seasons Retirement Communities (Ponoka) — Alberta pg. 4 Nuna Contracting — Nunavut pg. 5 MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates — Ontario pg. 6 Legal Aid Society — Alberta pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Chinese > pg. 8 Photo: Google Street View

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