2010-05-13 - EAST MONTHLY UNION MANAGEMENT MEETING URBAN AND RSMC

MINUTES OF CONSULTATION
BETWEEN
GTA-DELIVERY-TORONTO EAST
AND
CUPW-SCARBOROUGH LOCAL
MAY 13, 2010

CPC CUPW
R. Carroll M. Duquette
S. Ballintine L. Charles
D. Caruso G. Fillier
C. Samonte C. Beth
L. Waine K. Davidson
S. Eng

RMO ISSUES

SORT FOR-PICKERING

Ongoing, parties to meet in next week. 280 PROGRESS-PARKING-VALUES

Sampling completed for obtain and dispose, numbers to be updated and will be uploaded by end of May, 2010.

WILLOWDALE D 3-WALK 35

Presently being paid over assessment, owed from November 30, 2009 to December 24, 2009, J. Wineck to do B3 and send. Route is over assessed at 1.56 hours.

A62 PAYMENTS

M. Duquettte to provide grievance number to R. Carroll.

PRE 50-DON MILLS

C&D Support has received and will send to M. Duquette and L. Waine for review. SCALA

Consultation has occurred at national level, M. Duquette to send letter to K. Vanderploeg indicating availability dates to consult locally.

DEPOT 11 SINGLE PULL

Management advised that the national process and procedures reflect a single pull, union will file grievance upon implementation, parties suspending time limits to decrease multiple grievances.

WEIGHTS

There is agreement to resolve issue of weights by adjusting each route; however issue remains of inputting proper weights from 7P receipt of items received at dock where presently a default of 4 grams is being recorded. To be raised to R. Carroll.

RESTRUCTURE DON MILLS/O-R/YDC

Verification has been received, Don Mills, 0 and R will be a Plan B structure, Update without volume count, conveyance and inclusion of parcels from YDC, a full restructure postponed. YDC will continue with its full restructure.

WEST HILL RPO

PDSL software at YDC corrected, S. Edwards to confirm whether Header Boards have been changed.

4 HOUR DD TRAINING

LJOSH and DD training numbers remain to be decided. STAFFING LETTERS

M. Duquette has sent letter to C. Licorish, awaiting response. UNIONVILLE OT LISTS

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

STAFFING

The union raised concerns with vacant positions not being staffed and the impact of potential placements under article 54. M. Duquette had provided L. Sanderson with a proposal, awaiting response. It was agreed to hold positions from posting to allow discussion with R. Carroll. Consultation, MOAs for placement to follow where possible.

The union raised concerns with receipt of letters deleting relief positions; issues remain from prior concerns whereby there were more columns of leave than relief available. R. Carroll will review with managers.

BAR CHARTS

Union has received all except from Will B and Markham for April. S. Edwards and J. Wineck to correct.

Training to be arranged with A. Azzarpardi for vetters, it is believed that a training session occurred early in week, may have involved supervisors only, however training does include both vetters and supervisors.

V WSIB MASTTERY LIST

This confirms that copies are placed on the personal file. ?HRSDC REPORT

Reports received, closed.

5 DAY DELIVERY SPAN-HH

S. Edwards to request assistance of Communications in letter on issue for mini-meetings with employees.

MYSITE

Management stated that it is the corporate position that issue is not of concern. ABLOL KEYS

Ongoing, issues involve validating keys required before updating Headers.

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

FOOTWEAR AJAX

R. Saunders to follow up and respond on issue of advising employees that their present footwear was unacceptable and provided flyer with two choices of footwear as mandatory issue.

LJOSH AJAX

It is confirmed that last meeting is not counted. MEALS/REST PERIODS DON MILLS

S. Edwards to review unions concerns that relief are assigned various duties that do not include time for meal and rest periods.

280 PROGRESS OT LISTS

S. Edwards to provide union with lists by section. AJAX RELIEF

Issue has been addressed and corrected.

RICH HILL MONTHLY BID NOT POSTED Closed.

NEW BUSINESSS

6:05 UPDATES

Issues involving Don Mills, 0, R and YDC addressed above, however union's concerns reflected, cannot move employees across post offices without invoking 53, subsequently determined that there were no intentions to move group 1 employees across post offices.

Union is concerned with loss of positions upcoming, YDC routes, app. 10, losing parcels from above, restructures of Scar D and Depot 11. Issues may arise with placement of employees, issues to be dealt with as arise.

UNION OFFICERS NOT AVAILABLE JHUNE 14-18, 2010

Union will be out of office for negotiations meetings, part time officers will be in and out of office, if unusual issues arise union willing to extend time limits where necessary.

WILL D 3

Readjustment of RLC has occurred; however, those changing duties are not permitted to retain assignment previously assigned. Management to address.

RLC DOWNWARD ADJUSRTMENTS

C. Samonte addressed concerns with assigning employees involved in downward reduction of RLC assignments given future loss of positrons involved with restructure exercise, may have to utilize recording of assignment of those positions/assignments considered or used for rehab.

Union advised that Scarborough, potentially 280 Progress will be used for focus group discussions for health risk prevention programs, issues involved, contributing stressors and factors impacting mental health, existing mental health issues, impact of mental health issues on absenteeism and presenteeeism in the workplace, services available and in use. These will involve groups of 12 to 15 employees with Towers Watson. CUPW will have involvement to assist in organizing focus groups.

RETAIL

DON MILLS RELOCATION

New site posted for community response, 30 day notice, posted May 6 or 7, 2010, new location is 70 Wynford Drive.

VACATION SELECTIONS

S. Ballintine to review original bid of employee identified, union position that employee be permitted weeks seniority would have allowed and she requests. S. Ballintine to review and advise.

TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES IN ASSIGNMENTS

Union raised issue of temporary employee covering assignment in Stouffville improperly, bumping rights not respected; changes will result in multiple bumping actions, assignment to be considered for temporary accommodation. M. Daley union states is improperly backfilling an assignment, S. Ballintine to review, including J. Parent.

RMSC CONSULTATION

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

MAPLE ANNUAL LJOSH REPORT

Management advised it has been faxed, M. Duquette stated had not received, hard copy provided att meeting, closed.

STOUFFVILLE-RICH HILL RPO CLEARANCES Ongoing, remains with national level.

SALARY ADJUSTMENT SHEETS

Position reiterated, closed, if issue arises union will advise.

EDIT BOOK

Closed, no notice or plans as yet to introduce in Scarborough. WORK HARDENING PLANS

Still awaiting response, R. Carroll to obtain response. UNIONVILLE

Ongoing and is being addressed.

ANNUAL INSPECTION

Maple completed Rich Hill and WBC requires confirmation. MAPLE BASE BOARD HEATERS

Closed.

UNIONVILLE-OPITIMIZATION

S. Edwards is addressing.

ON CALL RELIEF

Management responded that additional hiring has been approved; require confirmation of numbers and implementation.

PAY ISSUES

Union to confirm if resolved and addressed. NEW

NATIONAL UNION VISITS TO WORKPLACE

The union advised that union members for negotiations will be visiting work locations, will adhere to proper protocol and procedures. Tentative is WBC/Rich Hill, May 18, 2010, Unionville May 20, 2010, Ajax/Pickering, May 27, 2010, Maple/Stouffville May 28, 2010.