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November 1, 2021

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hours worked between 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. (night shift). Effective Jan. 1, 2023: $1.25 per hour for all hours worked between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday (weekend shift). Paid holidays: 11 days. Vacations with pay: 2 weeks or 4% to start, 3 weeks or 6% after 2 years, 4 weeks or 8% after 8 years, 5 weeks or 10% after 15 years for permanent full- time and permanent (benefit- eligible) part-time employees. 2 weeks or 4% to start, 6% after 2 years, 8% after 8 years, 10% after 15 years for permanent (non-benefit-eligible) part-time and casual employees. Per- manent (non-benefit-eligible) part-time employees are en- titled to take 2 weeks of unpaid vacation time per vacation year. Overtime: Time and one-half for all work after 8 hours per day or 75 hours biweekly. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums for 80% reimburse- ment of basic dental expenses, including exams and cleaning once every 9 months, X-rays, fillings, endodontics, periodon- tics; 50% reimbursement of ma- jor expenses, including crowns, bridges, dentures. Basic and major expenses are limited to combined maximum of $1,500 per person per year. Vision: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of $175 in 24-month period. Eye exams covered once per 24-month pe- riod with maximum of $50. Paramedical: Employer pays 100% of premiums for cover- age of $350 per practitioner per year, including chiropractor, speech therapist, podiatrist, clinical psychologist, physio- therapist, osteopath, naturo- path, massage therapist. Sick leave: 52.5 hours per year for full-time and part-time (benefit-eligible) employees. Part-time (non-benefit-eligi- ble) and casual employees are not eligible for paid sick days. AD&D: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 1 -times annual earnings. Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 1-times annual earnings. Bereavement leave: 5 days for death of spouse (including common-law spouse, same-sex partner), child. 3 days for death in immediate family (parent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, stepparent, grandparent, sister, brother, sister-in-law, brother- in-law, grandchild). Additional 2 days of unpaid leave for em- ployees who must travel out of town to attend funeral. Seniority – recall rights: 18 months for full-time employee on layoff; 12 months for part- time employee who has not been scheduled to work for 12 months; 24 months for em- ployee absent from work due to illness or accident. Probationary period: 450 hours worked (both sides may also agree to mutually extend probationary period). Discipline: Sunset clause is 24 months for disciplinary letter of reprimand, suspension or other disciplinary sanctions (leaves of absence in excess of 30 continuous calendar days will not count towards 24-month period). Uniforms/clothing: $0.08 per hour worked for employees who are required to wear uni- form. Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 6.1% increase): Steps Dietary aide/housekeeping aide/laundry aide/dishwasher Start: $16.26 rising 3 steps to $17.26 Step 1 (450 hours): $16.76 ris- ing 3 steps to $17.79 Step 2 (1,950 hours): $17.28 ris- ing 3 steps to $18.34 Step 3 (3,900 hours): $18 rising 3 steps to $19.10 Recreation aide/bus driver Start: $17.07 rising 3 steps to $18.11 Step 1 (450 hours): $17.60 ris- ing 3 steps to $18.68 Step 2 (1,950 hours): $18.14 ris- ing 3 steps to $19.25 Step 3 (3,900 hours): $18.90 ris- ing 3 steps to $20.06 Cook/maintenance aide Start: $20.16 rising 3 steps to $21.39 Step 1 (450 hours): $20.78 ris- ing 3 steps to $22.05 Step 2 (1,950 hours): $21.43 ris- ing 3 steps to $22.74 Step 3 (3,900 hours): $22.36 ris- ing 3 steps to $23.69 Health care aide/recreation therapist Start: $23.25 rising 3 steps to $24.67 Step 1 (450 hours): $23.97 ris- ing 3 steps to $25.44 Step 2 (1,950 hours): $24.71 ris- ing 3 steps to $26.22 Step 3 (3,900 hours): $25.74 ris- ing 3 steps to $27.32 Licensed practical nurse Start: $31.25 rising 3 steps to $33.16 Step 1 (450 hours): $32.22 ris- ing 3 steps to $34.19 Step 2 (1,950 hours): $33.22 ris- ing 3 steps to $35.25 Step 3 (3,900 hours): $34.60 ris- ing 3 steps to $36.72 Editor's notes: Orthotics, orthopedic shoes: Combined maximum of $300 per year. Hearing aids: $300 every 5 years. AUTO PARTS Mevotech Toronto (293 manufacturing employees) and the International Brotherhood of Retail, Food, Industrial and Service Trades International Union (UBRFIST) Renewal agreement: Effective April 22, 2021 to July 21, 2023. Ratified in March 2021. Signed on April 22, 2021. Wage adjustments: Effective April 22, 2021: 1.6% Effective Aug. 1, 2021: 5.3% Effective Feb. 1, 2022: 2.7% Shift premium: $1.25 per hour for second shit. $2.50 per hour for third shift. $1.30 per hour (previously $1 per hour) for lead-hands. Paid holidays: 12.5 days in- cluding 2 floater days (previ- ously 1 floater day) and 0.5 days before Christmas Day. Vacations with pay: Employ- ment standards minimum to start, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 5 years, 4 weeks after 11 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for hours worked in excess of 8 in 1 day or 40 in 1 week, all hours worked on employee's sixth and seventh consecutive day worked, and all work on paid holiday. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for drug coverage, 100% of hospital room charges. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 80% of basic and preventative ser- vices up to $1,500 per covered person each year. Vision: $250 every 24 months reimbursement for eye glasses or contact lenses. $50 every 24 months for eye examinations. Paramedical: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 80% of paramedical services. Weekly indemnity: 75% of first $825 of weekly earnings plus 40% of balance. LTD: If elected for by union, LTD coverage will be of- fered as non-taxable benefits, wherein all employees would be required to participate and employees would pay 100% of premiums. Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums for cover- age of $35,000 for employ- ees, $15,000 for spouse, and $10,000 for dependant child. Bereavement leave: 4 paid days for death of spouse, child, sibling, parent, parent-in-law, grandchild. 3 paid days for death of grandparent, sibling- in-law, aunt, uncle. Seniority – recall rights: Less- er of 12 months or employee's seniority. Probationary period: 90 cal- endar days within 6-consecu- tive-month period. Discipline: Sunset clause is 6 months for verbal; 12 months for written; 18 months for sus- pensions. < from pg. 1 3 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Canadian HR Reporter, a Key Media Canada (HR) Ltd. business 2021

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