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October 18, 2021

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worked in excess of reduced basic workweek. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Em- ployer will contribute $0.10 per hour (previously $0.25 per hour) to health and welfare trust fund for all part-time employees who do not qualify for existing employer benefits. Effective Aug. 11, 2024: $0.25 per hour. Dental: Employer will contrib- ute $0.43 per hour to United Food and Commercial Work- ers' Dental Care Plan. Vision: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Maximum $200 per person every 24 months, includes $60 reimbursement for eye exams. Weekly indemnity: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 70% of straight- time weekly wage. Sick leave: 4 hours for each month of employment, maxi- mum 208 hours. LTD: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Coverage of 50% of base weekly earnings at date of disability, maximum $2,000 per month (previously $1,800 per month). Pension: Employer will con- tribute $0.22 per hour after 2 years; $0.40 per hour after 8 years, to Canadian Commercial Workers Industry Pension Plan Bereavement leave: Employee will be granted leave of ab- sence, with pay, with consid- eration given to travel time for funeral after death in immedi- ate family (spouse, parent, step- parent, child, brother, sister, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandmother, grandmother-in- law, grandfather, grandfather- in-law, grandchildren, any relative living in household of employee); maximum 1 week for death of spouse, father, mother, child. 1 day for death of aunt, uncle, nephew, niece. Seniority – recall rights: 6 months for employees pro- moted out of bargaining unit and for layoffs. Call-in pay: Minimum 4 hours of pay. Probationary period: First 200 hours worked. Discipline: Sunset clause is 24 months for discipline notices. Severance: 1 week's pay to start; 1 week of pay per year of service after 2 years, maximum 20 weeks' pay for full-time em- ployees on store closing. Uniforms/clothing: For em- ployees in bakery production, meat cutters in Lloydminster, employer will furnish smock or apron. Special clothing, such as rain capes and parkas, will be supplied by employer where required. Gloves will be made available, as required, for use in cold weather. Employer will supply rubber boots to employees in produce, meats (Lloydminster). Employer will provide 2 uniform shirts at time of hire. Employer will provide 1 replacement shirt after 1 year of employment and each sub- sequent year upon request by employee. Mileage: $0.45 per kilometre if employee is transferred to an- other store during work shift. Sample rates of hourly pay (current): Sales/service clerks hired after March 12, 2015 (general clerk, customer service, clerk cashier, bakery sales, office clerk, health and beauty aid clerk, variety clerk, floral clerk, utility clerk, all employees in Hinton and Lloydminster (except bakers and meat department employ- ees), courtesy clerk promoted out of courtesy clerk classifica- tion after June 21, 2003). Hours 0 to 499: $15 500 to 999: $15.10 1,000 to 1,499: $15.20 1,500 to 1,999: $15.30 2,000 to 2,499: $15.40 2,500 to 2999: $15.50 3,000 to 3,499: $15.60 3,500 to 3,999: $15.70 4,000 to 4,499: $15.80 4,500 to 4,999: $15.90 5,000 to 5,499: $16 5,500 to 5,999: $16.10 6,000 to 6,499: $16.20 6,500 to 6,999: $16.30 7,000 to 7,499: $16.55 7,500 to 7,999: $16.90 8,000 to 8,499: $17.25 8,500 to 8,999: $17.60 9,000 to 9,499: $17.95 9,500 to 9,999: $18.30 10,000+: $21.21 Pre-June 21, 2003 employees general clerk/customer service 10,000+: $24.25 Overscale: $25.26 Pre-June 21, 2003 employees clerk cashier/bakery sales 10,000+: $23.62 Overscale: $24.43 Pre-June 21, 2003 utility clerks 10,000+: $23.70 Overscale: $24.51 Pharmacy assistant pre-Feb. 26, 2008 10,000+: $23.55 Overscale: $24.36 Pharmacy assistant post to Feb. 26, 2008 0 to 499: $15 500 to 999: $15.10 1,000 to 1,499: $15.20 1,500 to 1,999: $15.40 2,000 to 2,499: $15.85 2,500 to 2,999: $16.30 3,000 to 3,499: $16.75 3,500 to 3,999: $17.20 4,000 to 4,499: $17.65 4,500 to 4,999: $18.10 5,000 to 5,499: $18.55 5,500 to 5,999: $19.05 6,000+: $23.55 Overscale: $24.36 2% lump sum for all active em- ployees on payroll hired prior to ratification 1% lump sum payment for all hours worked or paid in 52 weeks prior to Aug. 6, 2021 for all active top rated or over to scale employees 1% lump sum payment for all hours worked or paid in 52 weeks prior to Aug. 6, 2022 for all active top rate or over to scale employees Editor's notes: Paternity leave: Maximum 2 days, unpaid, leave of absence at birth of child for employee about to become father. Leave for citizenship ceremony: 1 half-day of unpaid leave to attend citizenship ceremony to receive certificate of citizenship, as provided for under Citizenship Act. Hearing aids: $350 every 4 years. Medical reports: Employer will pay full cost for report required for weekly indemnity benefits, maximum $50, maximum 3 reports related to specific claim. Educa- tion, training fund: Employer will contribute $0.14 per hour for each hour that employer pays dental contributions to United Food and Commercial Workers Canada Union, Local No. 401 Education and Training Fund. Medical reports: Employer will pay full cost for report required for weekly indemnity benefits, maximum $50. 7 CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Canadian HR Reporter, a Key Media Canada (HR) Ltd. business 2021

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