MINUTES OF CONSULTATION
BETWEEN
GTA-DELIVERY-TORONTO EAST
AND
CUPW-SCARBOROUGH LOCAL
MARCH 18, 2010

CPC CUPW
R. Carroll M. Duquette
S. Ballintine L. Charles
D. Caruso G. Pratt
C. Samonte C. Beth
L. Waine J. Hartanu

RMO ISSUES

SORT FOR-PICKERING

Ongoing, parties to meet, RMO to provide date in two weeks.

280 PROGRESS-PARKING-VALUES

A sampling will be conducted as agreed with T. Parkes, expected to be completed by end of April/beginning of May. Sampling will be conducted for obtain and dispose.

WILLOWDALE D 3-WALK 35

Verification has been received; overpayment is being paid presently, owed from November 30 to December 29, 2009, to be paid via B3 by J. Wineck. Route is reflected as 1.56 hours over assessed.

A62 PAYMENTS

Union states that B3 by D. Driscoll not actioned, M. Duquettte to provide grievance number to L. Waine to follow up.

PRE 50-DON MILLS

The pre 50 has been received by C&D Support; they will review and advise M. Duquette and L. Waine.

PETITION-DON MILLS

The union is concerned with the volume count being conducted in June, a petition has been commenced. It was explained that June counts are permissible; spikes are averaged through DMVI, discussion and meetings to occur with staff to address. There is no information known of parcels being moved from YDC, C&D Support to verify. The union believed that this was reflected in a prior tech change notice.

OBJECTION-DEPOT 11

The union stated that an objection has been filed in relation to the issue of a single pull as compared to a double pull; union is awaiting the implementation to submit a grievance unless objection resolved.

The union was concerned with the restructure at Scar D, no weight values for Admail, given a 4 gram default value. G. Fillier weighed some Admail pieces; they weighed 125 grams, concerned with LC carrying excessive weights.

Management responded that the LCA weighs and compares to 7P, receipts at dock are being verified and training is being provided in the new process to address issues. RVU unit does validate weights and numbers. Items dropped at back door with an ESOM are verified to ensure proper weights, we are addressing issues to ensure proper weights and payments are occurring. C&D Support to review default numbers, it is a generic weight for items not weighed.

SCALA

Consultation has not occurred, it is being utilized at Depot 11, C&D Support to review and consult.

WEST HILL RPO

PDSL software at YDC corrected, union states that information has not been conveyed to LC of RPO change, have Header Boards been changed.

S. Edwards to verify.

4 HOUR DD TRAINING

LJOSH and DD training numbers to be decided in next few weeks.

STAFFING LETTERS

M. Duquette has sent letter to C. Licorish for follow up.

UNIONVILLE OT LISTS

S. Edwards to forward to M. Duquette for review.

COMPULSORY OT LISTS

Union stated that there was no enforcement at Markham last month, S. Edwards to investigate. Issue resolved/closed

VOP SUSPENSION

Closed.

BAR CHARTS

Union provided chart at meeting, issues discussed with receipt or non receipt as management position indicates several sent yet not reflected as received. Discussion resulted in union advising they will create a new email address for bar charts.

Management raised concerns and reiterated that vetters are to perform the function daily, not weekly or monthly; there is a need for a designate and back-up. The union stated that they will canvass volunteers, additional training will be required.

HRSDC REPORT

Reports provide, closed, wish to discuss with M. Duquette.

5 DAY DELIVERY SPAN-HH

Management is reviewing, is contained in CMS, not reflected in color days, both parties agreeing that proceed through color codes, then repeat. Will address in mini meetings.

MYSITE

Issue has been raised with HR for comment.

ABLOL KEYS

Upon completion of changes will be reflected on Header boards.

Union stated that this is required for RSMC as well; presently there are no header boards for RSMC.

RETAIL

DON MILLS RETAIL LOCATION

Relocation of facility at point of discussion with community, as information is solidified will be shared.

DON MILLS VACATION SELECTION ISSUE

Union claims that issue is not resolved, S. Ballintine to review with L. Bastista and advise M. Duquette and L. Waine.

RETAIL NEW

The union raised concerns with temporary employees working in retail; issue involves usage from delivery list and potential bypass when assignments have ended and bumping rights. S. Ballintine to investigate. Discussion arose of potential for accommodation under 54, to be reviewed with J. Parent.

CLOSING END OF SHIFT

The union expressed concerns of employee closing counter, may involve high risk areas, believe that acts and codes present obligations. The union suggested alternatives including panic buttons and security cameras.

Management responded that there is no prohibition to individuals closing counter, issue has been reviewed previously. However, S. Ballintine will review and advise.

UNUSED VACATION

The union expressed concern in relation to unused vacation and its use, there had been agreement to add columns to assist in utilizing leave, however still await carryover number of days/weeks from retail. S. Ballintine to obtain.

FOOTWEAR AJAX

Management apparently advise employees that their present footwear was unacceptable and provided flyer with two choices of footwear as mandatory issue. Management to review.

LJOSH AJAX

Union has gone to HRSDC; issue involves two non members of committee. Management responded that meeting was required to be held, can proceed with one member, required to maintain pre-requisite number of meetings.

MEALS/REST PERIODS DON MILLS

Union stated that employees are not being provided contractual meal/rest periods. S. Edwards to review.

Union claimed Monday eight hour shift are performing overtime however not being paid, union to provide details.

DON MILLS ELEVATOR

The union stated that in three floor operation employees have been permitted to use a room for lunch break as fright elevator not to be used for employees. S. Edwards will review.

280 PROGRESS OT LISTS

Union requested OT lists, request by section and shift for the # 1 shift. S. Edwards to provide.

AJAX RELIEF

There is a relief employee scheduled for a 06:00 AM start, has been allowed to start at 05: AM, now 04:00 AM, attracts NWL. Management will review.

RICH HILL MONTHLY BID NOT POSTED

Union raised issue of not posting, agreement reached to hold assignment in Markham, LC in Rich hill to bid amongst themselves, employee to be allowed to backfill for month. Additionally management to ensure glass case with lock is in fact locked.

REPRESENTATIVE IN DON MILLS PREVENTED FROM PARTICIPATING LJOSH MEETING

Union stetted that the representative who is a LCA is prevented from participating only allowing other reps to participate. Management stated that there are three representatives, arrange for one to attend.

Union expressed concern that not all portions of building are assessed; tour duration is only approximately fifteen minutes.

STAFFING AJAX

Union raised issue with recent retirement, position not staffed. There is a FT relief covering a PT assignment, the PT is returning, therefore only 1 FT and 33 PT to run operation. Management responded that the staffing requisition has been submitted, will look at retaining the relief presently. The union stated that the lack of staff has resulted in a clerk performing LCA duties.

RMSC CONSULTATION

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

MAPLE ANNUAL LJOSH REPORT

Management advised it has been sent, if M. Duquette advises not received we will fax.

STOUFFVILLE-RICH HILL RPO CLEARANCES

The RPO clearance in Stouffville is being performed and paid by Adhoc voucher temporarily, Rich Hill remains issue, YDC does a closure nearby, requests that they handle temporarily. Management to review and advise.

SALARY ADJUSTMENT SHEETS

Issue addressed with S. Valla, he has reviewed with national officer, and the rate is reflected properly, bi weekly pay reflects $335.06, divided by 10 days is $33.51. RMS calculations are based on 250 days, bi weekly rate properly calculates by formula the actual number of working days.

EDIT BOOK

Union previously advised will not apply to RSMC at this time; however have received official notice that it will be implemented. Subsequently union provided notice however on review not applicable in Scarborough.

WORK HARDENING PLANS

R. Carroll to follow up on what helper was actually paid and worked, performing full shift however receiving less than half day pay.

UNIONVILLE

S. Edwards is addressing with G. Pratt and C&D Support, remains outstanding.

ANNUAL INSPECTION

Ajax is completed, Rich Hill, WBC and Maple require confirmation.

MAPLE BASE BOARD HEATERS

Union stated that two baseboard heaters remain, however, unplugged. Management to remove.

UNIONVILLE-OPITIMIZATION

Union expressed concern that a route with a business walk-through has no time value for work performed. S. Edwards to review.

ON CALL RELIEF

Management responded that additional hiring has been approved.

NEW BUSINESS

TECH CHANGE NOTICE

M. Duquette to send email advising of its application.

WBC

The union advised that a RSMC on LMR was offered a clerk position under the Urban c/a. another offered an incentive to end employment relationship. L. Waine to investigate.

FUEL CARDS

Union inquired whether OCR are entitled or not entitled to gas card, advised by supervisor that they were not. Management to review.

PAY ISSUES

Recent incident involving vacation year commencement and paid leave remains at issue. G. Pratt has contact addressing issue, will advise as to resolution.

Another employee on maternity leave has received no pay as yet. A. Geleria