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EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND BENEFITS - Remuneration - Premium pay

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 @ 7:55 AM  

Appeal by SMS Equipment (SMS) from a decision setting aside an arbitrator’s dismissal of the union’s grievance based on SMS’s refusal to pay Symynuk a premium for work done in a confined space. Symynuk was a heavy-duty mechanic who was denied a pay premium for working in a confined space for his work inside the axle box of a truck. He had one worker outside the box to monitor his health and safety while working. In the past, he had been paid a premium for performing...