Scarborough Tim Hortons workers banned from accepting tips after wage hike

A Scarborough-based Tim Hortons has banned employees from accepting tips and will strip them of paid breaks in response to a $2.40 wage hike, the Star has learned. The revelation comes as the parent company of Canada’s favourite coffee chain accuses “rogue groups” of failing to reflect “the values of our brand.” Employees at the franchise located at Lawrence Ave. E. and Markham Rd. have been told that as of 2018, there would be “no more tips” and that any tips “must go in to the till.” The instr > READ MORE

Health and Safety, Level 1 Course.

Health and Safety, Level 1 Course. Local 414 is offering training in Health and Safety, Level 1 at the Local Union Office, 1-274 Alliance Road, Milton, Ontario from MONDAY APRIL 23 – FRIDAY, APRIL 27TH, 2018. The Union will cover lost time expenses. Registration is limited to twenty (20) participants in the class. if you are interested please call Diana Mugford at 905-875-0414. The cut off date for your registration is on Friday, February 9th, 2018 > READ MORE

Sick Notes Effectively Prohibited in Ontario


Holiday Shopping Bylaw History

History of Holiday Shopping Bylaw Proposed Changes Report for Action Results of Consultation on Chapter 510, Holiday Shopping DATE: October 6, 2017 To: Licensing and Standards Committee From: Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards and General Manager, Economic Development and Culture Wards: ALL SUMMARY On April 26, 2017, City Council adopted a report on the Holiday Shopping Bylaw review and directed staff to undertake further public consultations on the impact of expained the appl > READ MORE

Food Basics Kingston Meeting

Union Meeting for: Food Basics @ 33 Barrack St.  Kingston, Ontario When: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 Time: 6:30 pm Where: Holiday Inn Express Address: 11 Benson St. Kingston Agenda: General Union Meeting   > READ MORE