MINUTES OF MONTHLY CONSULTATION
BETWEEN
GTA-DELIVERY-TORONTO EAST
AND
CUPW-SCARBOROUGH LOCAL
MAY 10, 2006

CPC CUPW
D. Beardmore M. Duquette
K. Burtt G. Miller
R. Paul G. Pratt
L. Waine L. Charles
C. Samonte K. Davidson
J. Hill


YDC, UNFINISHED BUSINESS

The Parties agreed to discuss the outstanding grievance before Arbitrator Hinnegan elating to parcels in trailers at a meeting to be arranged after M. Duquette’s vacation with YDC Operations.

C&D UNFINISHED BUSINESS

TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES CROSSING POST OFFICES

J. Best confirms receiving information from M. Duquette and is reviewing this information. It appears that Delivery Operations may be inputting errors in relation to loaning and borrowing temporary employees between zones. The results of this review will be cascaded.

NATIONAL POLICY GRIEVANCE 602 03 0002, LOCAL GRIEVANCE S 602 03 134 & 371

Direction has been provided that we will pay damages identified on the face of the grievances only. M. Duquette will contact L. Waine to meet and resolve.

AGINCOURT REALY BOX

It was confirmed that the remaining relay box has been placed on the route.

TN LEAVE

The schedule provided for Night Recovery Leave is incorrect, first provided reflecting a 14-week block, when advised came back as a 10-week block.

Management stated that a proper 12-week block period would be sent to the union.

SCAR. F RAMP-SLOPE

The union was provided a copy of the results of the OHS&E review of the ramp slope results, identifying to be wherein parameters.

The union believes that the report is inaccurate, the weight identified is 102 pounds, and the limit under the c/a is 50 pounds. The union will review and advise. The union requested a review involving the racks utilized by employees.

Management will advise.

ARTICLE 17:04 SIGN UP SHEET

National Labour Relations has replied to the national union’s request that employees not wishing to complete their route, article 15:08 situations, be included on the 17:04 sheet, stating that this would not be included. However, the intent and spirit of M. Traversy’s letter will be respected.

The union requested an established list that provided consistency regarding posting daily, and time posted.

Management stated that a generic draft would be prepared and sent to the union for review. Confirmation was provided that emergency overtime procedures in place at various facilities will continue; they are not included in the article 17:04 list. We will not provide the list for shop stewards to initial each day, as it is not believed to be necessary.

GROUP 1 BIDDING EXERCISE, DELIVERY CHANGES

The union stated that they have not received the bidding results of most of the postal units involved as agreed. After discussion between the parties it was agreed that the bid results

Would be compiled and sent to C. Samonte and M. Duquette by May 12, 2006 for each parties review and posting to occur May 22, 2006. The next bidding exercise will be as normal June 12, 2006.

RETAIL BID RESULTS

The union stated that they had not received the bid results as requested from the April 27, 2006 consultation. Management will forward.

ORDER BOOK NOTICES

Management stated that two enclosed Order Book cases would be installed in the lunchroom for article 13 postings. The normal Information Books will remain, as they exist.

ADMAIL

Management reiterated its direction that Admail not intended to be delivered that day is not to be left in the L/C cases. This direction is as a result of situations that L/C sorting Admail into their cases are leaving these mails until there is letter mail for the particular POC, when there is no letter mail for several days, the Admail is not delivered due to delivery spans being exceeded. Management stated that addressed Admail has delivery issues as other classes of mail; there are service results at issue. Reviews have concluded that service increases are required to satisfy customer concerns and expectations.

The union stated that Admail is being tendered late to L/C, different start time’s impact on tendering to the L/C.

Management stated they would review and advise.

JOSH TRAINING

Training issues will be addressed after changes occur @ 280 Progress Avenue, including the marking/defining of demarcation lines.

RETAIL TEMPORARY EMPLOYE LIST

The union requested management’s decision with respect to the temporary Employee list, will it or not be retained. The union stated that grievances filed would be withdrawn if the list were cancelled.

L. Waine to review with Retail and advise.

RETAIL BYPASS

L. Waine to review with P. Wright and respond, the union alleging that a bypass occurred for clerks and the use of employees canvassed under article 39.

C&D NEW BUSINESS

ARTILCE 33:31

The union stated that investigations under article 33:31, violence in the workplace issues are to be investigated and sent to the JOSH committee.

Management stated they would review and provide their response.

The union stated that they were not looking for names or narratives, just occurrences to allow tracking.

WILLOWDALE D-G. STOTT

The union stated that the above employee was not provided the entire walk information to allow proper selection of an assignment; maps were incorrect and missing pertinent information. The union inquired whether HH breakdown sheets were still utilized or available, as this would eliminate these types of incidents. The issue involves a plaza split between two routes.

Management stated that the walk packages were available and clearly reflected the necessary information for walks 15 and 17. No issues were raised initially. It was agreed that review would occur and an answer provided tomorrow.

TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE LAYOFFS

The union requested a meeting to discuss, arrangement to review Friday, May 12, 2006 @ 10:00 AM. The union raised two names, specifically D. Bonn ell and R. Bennett. Discussion identified that the layoffs were the result of availability of RLC, and that the provisions of article 17 were applied.

The union stated that temporary employees being laid off could cover RSMC. Management staed that there was nothing improper of a temporary employee on the call-in list being utilized as a Replacement for RSMC. The union stated that commercial insurance is required and management should confirm that this. Management stated that the same rules apply to all.

SCAR. D-ARTILCE 50

The union stated that the count was improper; there has been correspondence between the parties. The information obtained cannot be utilized for the 10 routes as not all information was captured. The count must be redone; the information is over 90 days old. A suggestion was raised to conduct a 10-day load/offload sampling (average of station), use the data captured previously and merge the two information sources.

Management will review and advise.

DELAYED REPORTING OF EMPLOYEES IN DECEMBER

The union raised the concerns outlined in grievance 602 03 1030, employees were delayed in reporting to their new assignments due to training, and as a result several junior employees were allowed to report prior to senior employees. The union raised two names, specifically, K.K. Leung and R. Lui.

Management stated that the hours worked in December would be reviewed and shared by these two employees.

LETTER TO J. HILL-PAY CONCERNS

The union stated that a letter was sent to J. Hill requesting his intervention with an employee, Mr. Hannabury who was missing three days pay, the employee didn’t receive these monies as believed would receive. Management stated that this would be reviewed and the union advised.

DON MILLS –SAFETY INSPECTIONS

The union stated that W. Richards was advised not ton attend the last meeting. Management stated that these inspections are alternated between the day and night shift; the last inspection was on the day shift. The union stated that W. Richards is identified as the designate for # 1 shift.

SENIORITY DATE-D. DARLING

Management stated that an issue has arisen relating to this employee’s seniority date. The union stated that they would review and advise later in the afternoon, previously there was agreement as to the proper seniority date, however, and the employee had transferred.

RESTRUCTURES-PROMOTOION OF EMPLOYEES

Management stated that five restructures were occurring, five employees will be promoted, and results will be shared with the union.

WILLOWDALE D-HOLD OUTS

Management stated that walks were being added to Willowdale D, however, adjustments from SLPP are suggested after review of volumes, and the number of cuts available.

Next meeting will be June 14, 2006