Category Archives: Ask Your Local

Ask Your Local – Dealing with a difficult manager

Q: My manager never offers me any praise for the good work I do and he takes credit for everything. Nothing is ever quite right and he makes minor tweaks and then criticizes me because he had to make “major” … Continue reading

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Ask your Local – Please explain what the “Right To Work” legislation means?

Q. Please explain what the “Right To Work” legislation means?

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Ask your Local – Canadian jobs and temporary foreign workers

Q: I read that there is a policy called foreign-worker policy that was created by the federal government and that employs as many as 300,000 temporary foreign workers in Canadian jobs at lower pay than normally given and without benefits … Continue reading

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Ask Your Local – Sick Leave Advances

Q – I had surgery twice in recent months and require a 3rd surgery. Management advanced sick leave in the past and it has been repaid but they are somewhat reluctant to advance the 5 weeks that I need this … Continue reading

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Ask a Local Q&A on Duty to Accomodate

Question: My manager recently advised me that they want me to start working a 9:00 to 5:00 shift. For the past year I have been working from 8:00 to 4:00. Working these hours allows me just enough time to be … Continue reading

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Ask Your Local Q&As

Question: My manager recently advised me that they want me to start working a 9:00 to 5:00 shift.  For the past year I have been working from 8:00 to 4:00.  Working these hours allows me just enough time to be … Continue reading

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Ask the Local Q&A’s

Question: A few years ago, my doctor diagnosed me with a medical illness that the insurance company would not approve. That decision was appealed twice and, finally, a last appeal confirmed the Industrial Alliance decision to deny benefits. During the … Continue reading

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Ask the Local Q&A’s

  Question: I joined the Public Service in December 2010 and had a pre-existing medical condition. For the 1st three months of my employment, the health issues were not a problem. However, they have recurred recently and I may need … Continue reading

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