Canadian Labour Reporter

August 6, 2018

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August 6, 2018 6 Canadian HR Reporter, a Thomson Reuters business 2018 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS for eye examinations. Paramedical: $500 per year. Sick leave: 10 occasional sick- leave days. LTD: Employee pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 66 2/3% of monthly earnings, maximum $2,500, and 50% of balance of monthly earnings, maximum benefit of $3,500 per month AD&D: Employer pays 80% of premiums, employee pays 20% of premiums. Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums for cover- age of 1 1/2 times basic annual salary. Bereavement leave: 3 days for death in immediate family (spouse, common-law spouse, same-sex partner; employee or spouse's mother, father, child, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, ward, legal guard- ian). 2 additional days for ex- ceptional distance travel time, if required. 1 day for death of any other close family member or friend. Employer may grant up to 5 days of additional compas- sionate bereavement leave. Seniority – recall rights: 6 months to start, 12 months after 6 months of service, 18 months after 3 years of service, 24 months after 5 years of ser- vice. Call-in pay: Greater of one and one-half times actual hours worked or minimum of 3 hours regular straight-time hourly rate. Probationary period: 84 days of work. Discipline: Sunset clause is 12 months. Severance: After 5 years of service, 2 week's pay per year of service, maximum 10 months. Safety shoes: $150 for safety footwear. Employer will provide restaurant, members' lounge wait staff, bus-persons with 1 pair of black dress shoes per year (style to be chosen by em- ployer). Uniforms/clothing: Employ- er will provide regulation eye protection as required for employees who are required to wear eye protection. Employer will provide, to food and bev- erage personnel, full uniforms consisting of 2 pairs of pants, 3 shirts and outer uniform re- quirements. $150 per year for employees in facility services, exhibition services, plant oper- ations Mileage: $0.30 per kilometre. Sample rates of annual pay (current, after 3% increase): Cloakroom attendant Start: $32,414 rising 2 steps to $33,415 6 mths: $35,107 rising 2 steps to $36,181 12 mths: $37,819 rising 2 steps to $38,984 18 mths: $40,513 rising 2 steps to $41,750 Media technician/night cleaner (F&B)/receiver, inventory con- trol Start: $33,488 rising 2 steps to $34,525 6 mths: $36,272 rising 2 steps to $37,382 12 mths: $39,057 rising 2 steps to $40,258 18 mths: $41,841 rising 2 steps to $43,134 Customer service, sales assis- tant/group sales and program registration representative/ maintenance worker 1/senior switchboard operator/visitor- services representative Start: $34,561 rising 2 steps to $35,617 6 mths: $37,437 rising 2 steps to $38,584 12 mths: $40,313 rising 2 steps to $41,550 18 mths: $43,206 rising 2 steps to $44,535 Art rental coordinator/group sales and program registration coordinator/IT technician/ membership coordinator, back of house/membership coordi- nator, front of house/public- spaces coordinator Start: $47,611 rising 2 steps to $49,067 6 mths: $51,560 rising 2 steps to $53,144 12 mths: $55,528 rising 2 steps to $57,220 18 mths: $59,514 rising 2 steps to $61,334 Editor's notes: Employee discounts: 25% off some merchandise in gallery shops; 50% discount on AGO-produced catalogues; complimentary modified family membership for gallery. Moving: 1 day off with pay per 12-month period for moving from employee's primary residence to another. Overnight work: Employer will provide, in advance, maxi- mum $40 taxi chit or reimbursement to employee working any shift that begins or ends between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. On-call: $1 per hour for all hours on-call. CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING CertainTeed Canada Redcliff, Alta. (51 packers, shippers, operators, mechanics, millwrights, electricians, welders) and Teamsters, Local 362 Renewal agreement: Effect- ive April 1, 2018, to March 31, 2021. Ratified on May 4, 2018. Signed on June 18, 2018. Wage adjustments: Effective ratification: $0.60 per hour Effective April 1, 2019: $0.60 per hour Effective April 1, 2020: $0.60 per hour Shift premium: $1.20 for all hours worked between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. $1 per hour of train- ing for employees who train coworkers. Paid holidays: 11 days. Vacations with pay: 7 hours per month, maximum 84 hours or 8 hours per month, maximum 80 hours to start, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 5 years, 4 weeks after 10 years, 5 weeks after 15 years, 6 weeks after 20 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for all work after 8 hours or 12 hours per day or after 40 hours or 42 hours per week. Medical benefits: Employer pays 75% (previously 70%) of premiums for CertainTeed Canada Benefits Program. Dental: Employer pays 75% (previously 70%) of premiums. Vision: $250 for replacement of lenses or frames damaged at work which are not covered by workers compensation benefits. Sick leave: 4 sick or personal days per year. STD: Employer pays 75% (pre- viously 70%) of premiums. Bereavement leave: 3 days for death in immediate family (spouse, mother, father, son, daughter, son-in-law, daughter- in-law, sister, brother, mother- in-law, father-in-law, stepsons, stepdaughters, grandchildren, grandfather, grandmother, em- ployee's spouse's grandfather, grandmother). Seniority – recall rights: 12 consecutive months. Probationary period: 600 hours worked or 6 months of employment, whichever comes first. Discipline: Sunset clause is 12 months. Severance: 10 days' pay per year of service, after 5 years of service. Safety shoes: $250 per year (previously $225 per year). Uniforms/clothing: Employer will supply thermal coveralls, boots and gloves for ship- ping-department personnel; coveralls for mechanics; gloves and throw-away coveralls for all employees working in untidy areas. Tool allowance: $250 per year (previously $225 per year) for lost tools that have been re- ported or for upgrading tools for job. Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 3.3% increase): Packer: $20.11 rising 2 steps to $20.77 Shipper/utility: $20.89 rising 2 steps to $21.57 Operator: $24.49 rising 2 steps to $26.52 New hire op.: $23.89 rising 2 steps to $25.92 Mechanic helper: $22.21 rising 2 steps to $22.94 Day/shift mechanic: $23.94 ris-

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