OTTAWA – An arbitrator has released a ruling in a long-standing pay equity dispute at Canada Post that gives rural carriers a hefty pay increase.
A spokesman for the Crown agency says a preliminary review of the ruling indicates rural and suburban postal workers, known as RSMCs, could see a 25-per-cent hike in their wages, plus increases in other benefits.
WINNIPEG — There’s a lot of movement happening at CentrePort Canada, with two companies planning large-scale expansions of their operations at the inland port.
Freightliner Manitoba will double the square footage of its space when it moves from Logan Avenue to a new 78,000-square-foot building on 13.5 acres in CentrePort’s Brookside Industrial Park Phase III.
CHARLOTTETOWN – In what might be a moral victory for every Canadian who ever had to go to work in bad weather, a P.E.I. man has won a five-year battle to get 3.5 hours worth of pay after being unable to get to the office.
A labour panel granted Leslie Smith leave pay for time missed during a snowstorm, saying he was prudent not to endanger his life by driving in “very difficult road conditions.”