Canadian Labour Reporter

September 2, 2019

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3 Canadian HR Reporter, a Key Media business 2019 of shifts (excluding overtime) performed between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m. (when majority of hours of shift occur between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m., premium will apply to all hours worked). Paid holidays: 12 days, plus latter-half day on last scheduled working day preceding Christ- mas Day. Vacations with pay: 2 weeks or 76 hours (38-hour week) or 80 hours (40-hour week) after 1 year; 3 weeks or 114 hours (38-hour week) or 120 hours (40-hour week) after 2 years; 4 weeks or 152 hours (38-hour week) or 160 hours (40-hour week) after 8 years; 5 weeks or 190 hours (38-hour week) or 200 hours (40-hour week) after 17 years; 6 weeks or 228 hours (38-hour week) or 240 hours (40-hour week) after 25 years; 7 weeks or 266 hours (38-hour week) or 280 hours (40-hour week) after 30 years. After employee is entitled to 3 weeks of vacation, 1 week per year, maximum 6 weeks, may be saved and carried forward; after employee is entitled to 5 weeks of vacation, 2 weeks per year, maximum 6 weeks, may be saved and carried forward; after employee is entitled to 6 weeks of vacation, 3 weeks per year, maximum 6 weeks, may be saved and carried forward; after employee is entitled to 7 weeks of vacation, 4 weeks per year, maximum 6 weeks, may be saved and carried forward. Overtime: Double time for all work after regular hours. Double time for all work after 38 or 40 hours per week for em- ployees engaged in operations requiring scheduled hours of work other than those identi- fied. Double time for all work on regular days off. May be banked and taken as time off in lieu, maximum 40 overtime hours (80 straight-time hours). Unused time will be paid out in pay period 3 of following year. Medical benefits: Employees are required to participate in Municipal Employees Benefit Association of Calgary. Pension: All eligible employees will participate in Local Authorities Pension Plan. Bereavement leave: 7 days for death in immediate family (current spouse, common-law spouse, same-gender spouse, parent, stepparent, guardian, brother, stepbrother, sister, stepsister, child, stepchild, fos- ter-child, ward, grandparents, stepgrandparents of employee, grandchild, stepgrandchild, re- lated dependant living in house- hold of employee, parent-in-law, stepparent-in-law, brother- in-law, stepbrother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepsister-in-law, stepson-in-law, stepdaughter- in-law, grandparent-in-law, stepgrandparent-in-law). Ad- ditional 2 days without pay may be granted upon request. 1 day for death of persons related more distantly than those listed or for mourning purposes or to act as pallbearers for funeral of member of union who died on or off job. Seniority – recall rights: 12 months. Call-in pay: Minimum of 2 hours' pay at double time. Probationary period: Com- plete 6-month period of work in continuous period of service. Discipline: Sunset clause is 12 months for written warnings unless subsequent discipline is issued, then all discipline will remain for 24 months; 24 months for discipline levied greater than written warning. Severance: After 10 years of service, and in addition to nor- mal notice before layoff, em- ployee will receive 2 weeks' pay at one-half regular pay for each year served beyond 10 years, maximum 26 weeks for techno- logical change separations. Safety shoes: $75 every year for employer-approved CSA safety footwear. Uniforms/clothing: $150 for permanent employees, $50 for temporary employees, in lieu of providing uniforms to all employees covered by agree- ment. Uniform allowance will not be paid to employee when employer provides employee with uniform. All employees will receive 1 pair of coveralls, gloves as required. Recreation shift supervisors will receive sweat-suit, 2 T-shirts, 2 shorts once per year. All employees who perform outdoor work in wet or muddy conditions will receive slickers, 1 pair rubber boots once per year. Sample rates of hourly pay (current): Grade 1: $36.62 2: $37.82 3: $39.43 4: $41.22 5: $43.29 6: $48.47 7: $51.39 Editor's notes: Service pay: $10 per month after 10 years of service; $15 per month after 15 years of service; $20 per month after 20 years of service; $25 per month after 25 years of service. Standby pay: $25 per day when employee is personally available or accessible during off hours and requirement limits or restricts employee's activities away from job. MARINE PILOTAGE SERVICES Atlantic Pilotage Authority Provincewide, New Brunswick (13 deckhands, dispatchers, accounts clerks) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2022. Signed on May 29, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2019: 1.75% Effective Jan. 1, 2020: 2.25% Effective Jan. 1, 2021: 2.5% Effective Jan. 1, 2022: 3% Paid holidays: 10 days, plus 1 additional day per year that is recognized to be provincial or civic holiday in area in which employee is employed or in any area where no such additional day is recognized as provincial or civic holiday, first Monday in August. Vacations with pay: 10 hours per month to start, 13.33 hours per month after 8 years, 16.66 hours per month after 15 years, 20 hours per month after 20 years. Minimum 80 hours leave will be granted between June 1 and Sept. 30 (additional 5 days of leave will be given if employee's vacation request is refused between June 1 and Sept. 30. Unused leave may be carried over or will be paid out by Dec. 31. Overtime: Time and one-half for all hours after 40 hours per week, average over 4-week or 8-week shift schedule. Time and one-half for all work on day of rest. May be taken as leave. Meal allowance: $18 (previ- ously $15) for deckhand who works 3 or more hours of over- time immediately following scheduled hours of work; addi- tional $18 after next 4 hours of overtime. Medical benefits: Public Ser- vice Health Care Plan. Sick leave: 10 hours per month. Bereavement leave: 5 days for death in immediate family (father, mother, stepfather, stepmother, foster-parent, brother, sister, spouse, com- mon-law spouse resident with employee, child, child of com- mon-law spouse, stepchild, ward of employee, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, relative residing in employee's household). 2 days for death of grandparent. 1 day for death of son-in-law, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, aunt, uncle. Seniority – recall rights: 12 months. Call-in pay: Greater of com- pensation at applicable overtime rate or compensation equivalent to 6 hours' pay at straight-time rate for any time worked, pro- vided that period of overtime worked is not contiguous to CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS < from pg. 1

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