Canadian Labour Reporter

February 17, 2020

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7 Canadian HR Reporter, a HAB Press business 2020 CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER ARBITRATION AWARDS 2 weeks or 4% after 1 year, 3 weeks or 6% after 5 years, 4 weeks or 8% after 10 years, 5 weeks or 10% after 20 years. Under exceptional circum- stances, unused vacation may be held over to next vacation year. When transferring out of dealer classification, employee will receive $5.50 vacation top- up for vacation hours earned but not utilized to date of trans- fer. Top-up is paid at time vaca- tion is taken. Overtime: Time and one-half for work after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week. Dental: Coverage of 100% for diagnostic/preventative, restor- ative, periodontic, endodontics; 50% for crowns and bridges/ dentures, with no deductible, maximum $2,000 per year; 50% for orthodontics ($2,200 lifetime maximum with depen- dants covered until 18 (depen- dants who are 18 to 25 and are identified under plan as full- time students will be eligible for coverage under orthodontic benefit). Vision: Coverage of $250 every 24 months, with no deduct- ible. Eye exams will be covered, maximum $85. $700 for laser eye surgery (if laser eye surgery benefit is utilized, employee is excluded from vision plan for 6 years). Paramedical: $35 per visit, $750 per year maximum for registered massage therapist; $35 per visit, $900 per year maximum for chiropractor, na- turopath, speech therapist; $60 per visit, $1,200 per year maxi- mum for psychologist practi- tioners (including Master of Social Work who is registered social worker); $35 per visit and $1,000 per year maximum for physiotherapist. Weekly indemnity: Employer pays 100% of premiums for cov- erage of 66.67% of employee's weekly earnings, maximum $1,400 per week. Sick leave: 1 half-day for each month of employment, maxi- mum 5 days per year. May be accumulated, maximum 20 days total. Employee who has accumulated more than 5 days may elect to be paid out from accumulated credits in excess of 5 days, which will be completed on next pay. LTD: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 60% of employee's weekly earnings, maximum $2,750 per week. Dealers, servers, bartenders, transportation attendants, bell persons, door persons, garage attendants, bar porters, bus persons/food runners, coat- check attendants in classifica- tions designated as tipping will receive benefit of 85% of base earnings. Life insurance: Coverage of $60,000. Pension: Employer will con- tribute first 4% of employee's wages to DC pension plan. Em- ployer will also match employ- ee's contribution, maximum further 3%. In total, employer may contribute maximum 7% of employee's wages, provided employee contributes at least 3% of salary. Bereavement leave: 5 days for death of death of spouse, common-law partner, parent (including current stepparent), sibling (including current step- sister, stepbrother), child (in- cluding current stepchild), child of spouse, son-in-law, daughter- in-law, grandchild. 3 days for death of current spouse's (or partner's), siblings or parent (including current stepparent, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law), grandparent of current spouse, partner or grandparent of em- ployee. 1 day for death of aunt, uncle, nephew, niece. 1 day un- paid to attend funeral. Seniority – recall rights: 36 months for layoffs; 20 days for employee transferred out of bargaining unit. Call-in pay: 4 hours of pay at straight-time hourly rate of pay or applicable overtime rate of pay for all hours worked, whichever is greater, if called in outside of scheduled hours. Probationary period: 60 days worked in any 12-month pe- riod. Discipline: Sunset clause is 12 months; 6 months for card- swiping infractions. Safety shoes: Employer will is- sue voucher worth $120 to each employee every 12 months, that is redeemable at specified, preferred vendor only for CSA- approved footwear. Employees will be eligible for replacement prior to expiration of 12 months for safety shoes due to signifi- cant wear and tear. Uniforms/clothing: Em- ployer will provide employees with protective equipment, devices and safety clothing as prescribed by Occupational Health and Safety Act. Security officers will be provided with uniform belts, pocket masks. Heavy leather belts will be pro- vided for maintenance staff, slot technicians. Tool allowance: Cooks will be reimbursed $200 for pur- chase of knives, as required for daily use: 8" to 10" chef 's knife (French knife); 3" to 4" paring knife; sharpening steel; 10" to 12" bread knife/serrated slicer. Mileage: $0.40 per kilometre for all kilometres driven by em- ployee in own automobile on employer business, not includ- ing transportation to and from work. Sample rates of hourly pay (current): Table games Dealer 1 (1 game): $14 Dealer 6 (6 games): $14 Sr. casino maintenance: $20.70 Casino maintenance: $19.10 Gaming administration clerk: $16.79 Slots department Slot technician 1 (yr. 3): $25.37 Slot technician 2 (yr. 2): $23.22 Casino finance Count-room attendant: $16.33 Hard-count attendant: $16.33 Impressment attendant: $16.33 Resort-operations cashier: $15.93 Security Security officer: $17.16 Kitchen Chef de partie: $18.44 First cook: $16.79 Banquet Captain: $13.22 Head-banquet porter: $14.82 Maintenance Carpenter: $31.08 Millwright: $31.03 Painter: $31.03 Pipefitter/plumber: $31.03 Front office/guest services Guest-services representa- tive-16.96 Housekeeping Janitor: $15.68 Men's washroom cleaner: $16.08 Women's washroom cleaner: $16.08 IT Computer technician: $18.71 Audio-visual technician: $20.85 Marketing and promotions Total-rewards representative: $17.28 Total-rewards clerk: $16.33 Casino marketing co-ord.: $17.63 Full-time union represent- atives/health and safety in- structors: $22.85 rising 1 step to $23.10 Editor's notes: Lunch interruption: During IT computer technician, engineer, security officer's meal break, radios will remain on. If called away from meal break, employee will be paid 1/2 hour of overtime and given additional time to complete lunch break. Gratuities/gifts: Employees will be permitted to accept unsolicited gifts from patrons, maximum $250 value. Orthotics/orthopaedic shoes: Maximum $450 every 3 years. Childcare: Employer will provide $2,800 per year to employees utilizing childcare. Daily allocations are $12 for full day, $6 for part day. Employer will reserve 50 spots for latch-key, maximum $6 per day, $800 per year. Paid education leave: Employer will pay $0.03 per hour per employee for all compensated hour into Unifor Paid Education Leave Program. Weekly indemnity: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 66.67% of employee's weekly earnings, maximum $1,400 per week.

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