Canadian Labour Reporter

June 25, 2018

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PM #40065782 Labour Reporter Canadian VEHICLE MANUFACTURING TRW Canada Woodstock, Ont. (120 operators, millwrights, electricians) and Unifor, Local 636 Renewal agreement: Effective Feb. 11, 2017, to Feb. 7, 2020. Signed on Feb. 11, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective first year: $0.20 per hour Effective second year: $0.20 per hour Shift premium: $0.65 per hour and midnight shift $0.80 Labourer fired after breaking window by forcibly slamming office door AFTER HE was told to remove his hoodie for safety reasons, a la- bourer working at Harbour Grace CS was terminated after a violent door slamming. Chad Whalen worked at the cold storage fish processing com- pany as a casual labourer from 2012 to 2015, but he was placed on the seniority list after completing 500 hours of work in December 2015. On Oct. 11, 2016, Whalen and Alfred Dove, lead-hand, were Vancouver X-ray technologist suspended after three sexual assault convictions Hospital concerned about public perception WHEN A British Columbia hospital found out about an X-ray technologist who was being in- vestigated by the RCMP for sexual assaults of pa- tients, the worker was put on duties that included him having no contact with patients. The technologist, who was 59 years old, had al- most 30 years of seniority with the employer. But in November 2017, the RCMP advised hos- pital management that the technologist (whose name was not provided), was being charged with three separate sexual assaults, that allegedly oc- curred in 1990, 1997 and 2001 on three different patients. Since the technologist had already spent the previous 18 months doing work that was well be- June 25, 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 First contract signed About 90 workers at regional carrier Air Georgian in Mississauga, Ont., ratified first-ever deal with Unifor as their union Edmonton Women's Shelter — Alberta pg. 3 Corporation of the City of Peterborough — Ontario pg. 4 Freedom Mobile — Ontario pg. 5 North American Maintenance — Alberta pg. 6 Okanagan Regional Library — British Columbia pg. 7 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS see Worker's > pg. 8 Photo: Josef Hanus (Shutterstock)

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