MINUTES OF MONTHLY CONSULTATION
BETWEEN
GTA-DELIVERY-TORONTO EAST-RSMC
AND
CUPW-SCARBOROUGH LOCAL
NOVEMBER 8, 2006

CPC CUPW
R. Carroll M. Duquette
D. Beardmore D. Roosevelt
J. Coe K. Davidson
K. Burtt G. Pratt
L. Waine
J. Wineck
A. Ilic


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PARCELS TO DOOR

Verification with J. Hill to occur.

YEARLY INSPECTIONS

Update on inspections was provided for WBC, 3 have been completed, and 6 remain outstanding. G. Pratt is assisting. . A supervisor has been sent to Rich Hill to assist with updates due in September. Employees being advised that their salary will be cut do not even receive a month’s notice. The union inquired whether studies have been conducted on routes over 8 hours.

Management stated that the focus is on routes over 8 hours. The review is intended to consider all factors, build routes to 8 hours, geography an issue that must be reflected.

UNIONVILLE-YELLOW PAGES

The average receipt of Yellow Pages is 5 to 10 pieces, not 24 as earlier suggested. If there is a heavy volume a 5-ton takes, the RSMC nor required to take.

JOSH

The union is requesting a copy of the new CPAA collective agreement when available, potentially impacts CUPW RSMC. Management will forward when available.

NEW C/A CHANGES-BIDDING VACANT ROUTES

The process is that new routes are posted for 3 days; the union stated that @ Unionville employees had one hour to select. Process to be cascaded to Unionville.

NEW BUSINESS

SPLITTING OF ROUTES-UNIONVILLE

A recent route was split, route SS74, after one-month salary reduced $5,000.00, reason reflected as HH adjustment. Unionville has a high volume of HH, how can salary be adjusted like this without notice, employee advised what salary would be, unreasonable to adjust now. Request retains salary or start process again. The superintendent in Unionville has advised employees that their routes will be split in half, employees complaining as their livelihood is or would be impacted, the superintendent stating that if complaints received, process will be accelerated.

R. Carroll to review and clarify process with S. Valla.

Management to review.

STOUFFVILLE

Route SS5 was adjusted, it is now a 9-hour route, the RSMC has a break of a few hours, then returns for portion of duties.

B. Dawe to respond.

DISCIPLINE

The union raised the issue of discipline, whereby an employee may have a replacement available on an alternate date, will consideration be given to moving/adjusting the date. Management stared that if known, can be considered. It was agreed to allow this to occur, communication is required. The parties are open to discussion.

RELIEF

Clarification is required with respect to relief, when will implementation occur, are they exclusively utilized for vacation, can they be utilized for other absences.

Subsequent to this meeting national representatives advised that the parties are meeting nationally, waiting agreed process.

Next meeting is scheduled for December 11, 2006.