MINUTES OF MONTHLY CONSULTATION
BETWEEN
GTA-DELIVERY-TORONTO EAST
AND
CUPW-SCARBOROUGH LOCAL
JANUARY 20, 2010

For the Corporation CPC For the Union
R. Carroll M. Duquette
J. Wineck L. Charles
D. Driscoll C. Beth
J. Parent G. Pratt
B. Pricop
B. Mastincek
C. Samonite
L. Waine

RMO ISSUES

MEAL ON RTE

Confusion existed in relation to the restaurant identified and whether values were allotted or applicable or in fact if open or closed. The union expressed concerns that this matter has remained as an issue for several months. Management to review and advise within three days.

WALK 15/16 PICKERING

The parties have conducted an initial consultation, however are meeting again to address.

SORT FOR, PICKERING, LUNCH BEFORE DEPARTURE-MLC

Same as above.

CMVI

Management advised that these figures are available in the VALUS system. The union stated that it is their national position that these are to be forwarded to local areas; a dispute with other locations exists. They are not receiving and will object for any restructure exercises.

WALK 645, WEST HILL, POC/Values/HH

J. Parent is reviewing, a response to be provided by January 25, 2010.

280 PROGRESS PARKING

Issue to be addressed January 21, 2010.

NEW ISSUES

The union raised concerns that new POCs are being added, however values not being provided. In one situation a POC for an employee who has not had values for five years was recently moved to another route. The route was over assessed by five (5) minutes. Management only willing to pay last six (6) months. The union requests agreement to review all locations bi-monthly.

Management stated they would review issue. The Edit books will address new issues. Discussion to occur within C&D Support, issues as this are normally discussed at station level, however will arrange to meet regularly w/o prejudice to past instances going forward will address issues.

The union raised an issue at Will D3, November 30, 2009 walk 35, new building added, over assessed, yet to receive pay/value.

An objection was raised with the Scar D restructure, for the volume count phase, different numbers in the CMS and LCRMS.

Management stated that thee issue involves leaving parcels inside the screen door where safe to do so if not a PCI. Currently issue is being addressed, however are counting as contact and no contact items.

An issue arose with respect to lettermail, management stating that customers are required to have a receptacle for their mail. If customers do not wish safe drop item will be carded or delivered.

The union requested a response in writing to their objection.

4 HOUR H & S MODULE-DD

The union inquired when the new schedules will be provided. J. Wineck to provide information.

AJAX LCA PT TO FT

Management will escalate to C&D Support manager to determine if criteria exists for LCA hours.

STAFFING LETTERS

Union has raised to their national, awaiting minutes of consultation.

SENIORITY LISTS

Information sent to union in December, will be sent regularly, issue closed.

UNIONVILLE OT LISTS

The union stated that the agreed to procedures were not implemented for a period of time. Management unilaterally changed process without consultation. Management to respond within two (2) weeks.

GRIEVANCE HEARINGS

Management proposed a change to grievance hearings, union-management and article 54 meetings. Managers will not be available in the morning as new processes require managers to attend stations in the mornings. After considerable discussion it has been agreed that grievance hearings will be conducted on Wednesdays, commencing at 10:00 AM. In instances where employees wish to attend the hearing, the hearings may be moved to the station. Union-management meetings will be held Thursdays, commencing at 10:30 AM. The article 54 meetings will be discussed at the next 54 meeting.

ARTICLE 13:26 BID RESULTS

The union stated that they have not received the results for MIP; there are two (2) employees, two (2) shift hours. L. Waine to raise with C. Giles, copied to R. Carroll.

In Zone 5 Will B, errors with two PT assignments reflecting a lunch after their shift. PC&R to address.

Will D, Monday shift of eight hour starting at 023:00 hours, lunch recorded at 04:00 hours. Management to address,

input issue. One employee, S. Tam, reflected as owning position at Will 2 and 3.

In zone 6 no lunches are reflected for full time employees.

In Zone 7 there are no issues.

In Zone 9 WBC shift of 06:00-14:00, lunch too late, reflected as 11:30-12:00. All three positions starting at 06:00 hours have different meal periods, one employee, L. Jewel, no meal period reflected. J. Wineck to review.

COMPULSORY OVERTIME LISTS

The union raised issue with Don Mills and Depot 11, believe lists are improper, in one instance an employee assigned compulsory overtime twice in one day, in another employee selected one portion and assigned another portion.

In response to the union’s question of corporate policy management stated that the language of collective agreement is respected. Absenteeism rates are inordinately high and the corporation has the right whether to backfill absences.

LJOSH COMMITTEE TRAINING

New members have been elected and require training; management has lists and will review training needs. J. Wineck to address.

FT DRS/ADDITIOANL RELIEF FOR SCAR F

Management advised they are in the process of reviewing the RLC complement. The union raised an issue with a MOA reached last summer, never given effect. The union would not agree to any deletion of relief.

FEDERAL COURT CASE, ARBITRATOR PICHER DECISION

Management has reviewed and is advised that the required information is automatically populated by SAP systems. The union will respond if there is an issue.

VOP SUSPENSIONS

An employee whose VOP was suspended was assigned a route displacing a RLC; consideration of removal of the RLC was to occur. J. Coe to address.

C&D NEW BUSINESS

The union raised the issue from previous minutes of April 2006; reduction of a FT retail position from MIP, the position was never deleted and is reflected in the 13:26 bid. This issue of the deletion of this position was addressed in arbitration and remains active. Management to review.

A position at 280 Progress was neither deleted nor staffed, management stating that the removal in SAP was an administrative error/oversight.

BAR CHARTS

The union raised concerns with the Bar chart numbers, a reduction of 26 positions; this has to be addressed prior to monthly bid posting. The union provided several reports that identify numerous errors, contradictory numbers from various reports. In some instances station information is incorrect, missing or provide for insufficient coverage of vacation blocks. The union stated that during the initial consultation inaccuracies were to be corrected; however it appears that this did not occur. The union stated that this may require vacation selection to cease until corrected. There were numerous instances identified by the union where the vacation columns are contradictory to the RLC complement. Consultation in bar chart meetings is not the same as consulted for vacation selection consultation.

The group 1 numbers were to be corrected, however this has not occurred, specific reference was made to Will 2 and 3, both full and part time employees. In some instances separate stations have bid together, specific reference to Pickering and Ajax. There were numerous instances raised by the union of more columns than available relief. If the issues are not addressed and resolved the union will have no recourse but to submit grievances.

Management stated they would review by January 22, 2010.

UNIONVILLE BID

M. Duquette and J. Coe to address next week, until then assignments will not be posted in monthly bid.

ARTICLE 29:03 (b) NOTICE TO UNION

The union stated that they received a copy of the national notice and desire to commence regular local consultations to discuss changes as they are scheduled to occur.

Management stated that J. Kleinschmidt will be the lead on this project, we will obtain schedule dates as we move forward.

PARKING AT WBC

Parking remains an issue, removal of snow as compared to plowing, three spaces not accessible as snow has been plowed onto these spaces. This presents lack of spaces and requires on street parking subject to ticketing.

J. Wineck to address.

RTS NOT PROCESSED

The union raised the issue of mails not being processed, earlier mails not actioned prior to later mail, this is occurring in Agincourt and stations C&D. management stated they are addressing, in some instances mails sent to other stations where available hours exist.

RETAIL

Outstanding issues from previous month to remain on minutes.

The union raised an issue of vacation selection only being started this week, in some instances employee names missing from seniority list, some information is incorrect or missing. M. Duquette to send email to L. Batista.

The union raised concern with issues at WBC including no fire extinguishers, faulty or insufficient lighting. Issues have not been corrected of Health & Safety concerns.

Issue to be raised with S. Galantine and C. Giles, and the Safety officer.