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December 6, 2021

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SOCIAL SERVICES Child Development Centre Whitehorse, Yukon (38 teachers, therapists, coordinators, psychologists, drivers) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Yukon Employees' Union (YEU) Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023. Signed on Oct. 20, 2020. Paid holidays: 13 days includ- ing Rendezvous Friday, Easter Monday, National Indigenous Peoples Day. Vacations with pay: Employ- ees will be entitled to 1 month of 61-day summer break pe- riod plus any days which are not statutory holidays that fall within Christmas break and spring break. Overtime: Time and one-half for work after 7.5 hours in 24-hour period or 37.5 hours in 1 week. May be banked, maximum 37.5 hours in bank (once employee has accumu- lated 37.5 hours of lieu time, future overtime must be paid out in cash until 37.5 hours has been reduced). May be taken as compensatory leave but any unused compensatory time remaining in bank at Aug. 31 each year will be paid out in cash. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Em- ployer will provide $1,250 per year for self-directed benefits plan. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Sick leave: 1.5 working days credit for each month worked, maximum accumulation from year to year of 795 hours, pro- rated for regular part-time employees. LTD: Employee pays 100% of premiums, employer will pay allowance equal to 50% of pre- mium paid on monthly basis. Pension: Employee may enroll in employer's group RRSP. Employer will match employee contribution, maximum 5% (previously $4.5%). Bereavement leave: 3 days for death in family (parent, step- parent, foster-parent, grand- parent, grandchild, sibling, stepsibling, partner or spouse, child (including child to whom employee stands in place of parent), partner of employee's child (including child to whom employee stands in place of parent), partner's parent or sibling, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, any other person residing with employee at time of death or imminent death. Employee may be given addi- tional leave, without pay, for up to 5 days. Seniority – recall rights: 3 years for employee who is elected as president of Yukon Employees' Union; 1 year for absence, without pay, due to care and nurturing of immedi- ate family member; 6 months for employee who accepts acting assignment outside bar- gaining unit. 1 year for layoffs, after 3 months of service; 6 months for probationary em- ployees. Probationary period: 9 work- ing months (period may be extended for additional period of time upon terms agreed to between employer and union). Discipline: Sunset clause is 24 months for any notice of disci- plinary action. Severance: 1 day's pay multi- plied by number of years of em- ployment (pro-rated for regular part-time employees) based on employee's full-time equivalen- cy at time of termination after 10 years of service; 1.5 days' pay multiplied by number of years of employment (pro-rated for regular part-time employees) based on employee's full-time equivalency at time of termina- tion after 20 years of service. Mileage: When employee is requested by employer to use personal vehicle for job- related purposes, employer will pay employee allowance at rate paid by government of Yukon on April 1 as adjusted each year. Sample rates of hourly pay (current): Teacher (BEd or degree related to position)/diagnostic coor- dinator Step 1: $36.97 Step 2: $38.45 Step 3: $39.99 Step 4: $41.59 Step 5: $43.25 Step 6: $44.98 Speech/language pathologist (relevant master's degree)/ physiotherapist (relevant mas- ter's or bachelor's degree)/oc- cupational therapist (relevant master's or bachelor's degree)/ developmental therapist (rel- evant bachelor's degree) Step 1: $38.58 Step 2: $40.12 Step 3: $41.72 Step 4: $43.39 Step 5: $45.13 Step 6: $46.93 Program coordinator (relevant bachelor's degree) Step 1: $43 Step 2: $44.72 Step 3: $46.51 Step 4: $48.37 Step 5: $50.31 Step 6: $52.32 Psychologist (registered) Step 1: $48.75 Step 2: $50.70 Step 3: $52.73 Step 4: $54.84 Step 5: $57.04 Step 6: $59.32 Early childhood therapy as- sistant (ECD)/administrative assistant Step 1: $25.89 Step 2: $26.92 Step 3: $28.00 Step 4: $29.12 Step 5: $30.29 Step 6: $ 31.50 Driver Step 1: $28.37 Step 2: $29.51 Step 3: $30.69 Step 4: $31.91 Step 5: $33.20 Step 6: $34.52 Driver assistant Step 1: $18.51 Step 2: $19.26 Step 3: $20.03 Step 4: $20.82 Step 5: $21.66 Step 6: $22.53 Editor's notes: Travel meals: When employee is required to travel for work-related purposes, employer will pay meal, in- cidental expenses at following rates: $15.20 for breakfast; $15.20 for lunch; $45.75 for dinner inside Yukon and $13.60 for breakfast; $12.85 for lunch; $36.30 for dinner outside Yukon (incidentals $11.50 regardless of location). Community allow- ance: $50, paid biweekly, for regular full-time employees, term full-time employees who reside and work outside of White- horse area. Yukon bonus: $800 on each anniversary date of hire for employee who has completed 1,787 hours with employer; $900 after 5 years or service; $1,000 after 7 years of service (previously $1,050 after 7 years of service). Registration/licensing fees: Employer will reimburse employee maximum $200 per year for relevant license or registration fees when employee is registered or licensed by recognized territorial, provincial or other applicable organization. Long-service bonus: Employee who has reached 10, 15, 20 or 25 years of seniority will be entitled to 1-time bonus equivalent to 2% of base earnings in previ- ous operating year (August startup date to July of following year), payable on employee's anniversary date. Long-service bonus: Employee who has reached 10, 15, 20 or 25 years of seniority will be entitled to 2% bonus. 7 CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Canadian HR Reporter, a Key Media Canada (HR) Ltd. business 2021

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