Canadian Labour Reporter

April 13, 2020

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4 Canadian HR Reporter, a HAB Press business 2020 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS CONSTRUCTION Association of Millwrighting Contractors of Ontario Provincewide, Ontario (2,300 millwrights, forepersons, apprentices) and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC), Locals 1007, 1151, 1244, 1410, 1425, 1592, 1916, 2309 Renewal agreement: Effective May 26, 2019 to April 30, 2022. Signed on May 10, 2019. Shift premium: Forepersons: Hourly rate for journeyperson millwrights, plus additional $6.25 per hour. Sub-foreper- sons: Hourly rate for jour- neyperson millwrights, plus $3.15 per hour. 15% for employ- ees employed on afternoon and night shifts. Paid holidays: 9 days. Vacations with pay: 2 weeks to start. Employees will receive 10% on each paycheque as holi- day, vacation pay. Overtime: Double time for all work before or after employee's regular shift, maximum 7 hours of overtime. Double time for all time worked by employee between 12:01 a.m. Saturday and 12:01 a.m. Monday. Double time for hours worked on third change and any subsequent ones, for workweek if employee changes shifts more than 2 times in standard workweek. Meal allowance: Hot meal at employer's expense when employee works more than 10 hours in 1 shift (unless employee has been notified of overtime during or prior to pre- vious shift). When employee is called in to work over and above regular shift, employee will be supplied hot meal for every 4 hours at employer's expense. Employee will be paid $20 and given 20-minute break with pay in jurisdictional areas covered by Local 1151, Thunder Bay and Local 1425, Sudbury, in lieu of hot-meal provision. Medical benefits: Employer will contribute $4.20 per hour ($8.40 per hour for all overtime hours) to Millwright Regional Council of Ontario Benefit Trust Fund for millwright wel- fare plan and the legal assis- tance plan. Pension: Employer will con- tribute $7.87 per hour ($15.74 per hour for all overtime hours) into Millwright Regional Coun- cil of Ontario Pension Trust Fund. Effective May 1, 2020: $8.05 per hour ($16.10 per hour for all overtime hours). Effec- tive April 30, 2021: $8.20 per hour ($16.40 per hour for all overtime hours). Uniforms/clothing: Employer will supply raincoats, safety rubber boots, welders' standard mitts and leathers, welding shields, gloves, other special apparel as required. Employer will supply leather-palm gloves, fabric coveralls on jobs of dirty nature or on jobs where acid or other chemicals may dam- age clothing. Welding hoods broken, damaged on job will be replaced by employer. Tool allowance: Employer will maintain insurance, maximum $1,750 per employee, to cover employee's tools, clothing while on job site, against loss or dam- age by fire or theft by forcible entry. Employer will replace affected tools on any job or project where corrosive ele- ments exist such as those which are considered part of manu- facturing process and corrosive conditions affect employee's working tools. Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after $2-per-hour increase): Millwrights: $42.02 rising 2 steps to $44.02 Forepersons: $48.27 rising 2 steps to $50.27 Sub-forepersons: $45.17 rising 2 steps to $47.17 Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 4.8% increase): Apprentices From 0 to 1,999 hours 60%: $25.21 rising 2 steps to $26.41 From 2,000 to 3,999 hours 70%: $29.41 rising 2 steps to $30.81 From 4,000 to 5,999 hours 80%: $33.62 rising 2 steps to $35.22 From 6,000 to 8,000 hours 90%: $37.82 rising 2 steps to $39.62 Editor's notes: Commuting allowance: $13.58 per day rising 2 steps to $14.13 for work between 24.1 and 32 kilometres from employee's home; $15.81 per day rising 2 steps to $16.45 for work between 32.1 and 40 kilometres from employee's home; $27.89 per day rising 2 steps to $29.02 for work between 40.1 and 80 kilometres from employee's home. $0.58 per kilometre (previously $0.56 per hour) and cost of meals when employee travels by car at employer's request. Effective May 1, 2020: $0.59 per kilometre. Effective April 30, 2021: $0.60 per kilometre. Parking: $25 per day on job sites located in City of Toronto within area bounded by Don Valley Parkway in east, Dufferin Street in west, York Mills Road in north, Lake Ontario in south (pro- vided no free parking is available). LEGAL SERVICES Legal Aid Society of Alberta Calgary/Edmonton (63 administrative employees, computer technicians, financial analysts) and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), Local 118 Chapters 018, 019 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2020. Ratified on Feb. 10, 2020. Signed on March 3, 2020. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2019: 0% Effective April 1, 2020: 0% Shift premium: 5% of current salary when employee tempo- rarily substitutes on job with higher pay range and performs duties of higher-level position for minimum 3 consecutive workdays. Paid holidays: 12 days, plus 1 additional Christmas float holiday. Vacations with pay: 1 1/4 days per month to start, 15 days af- ter 12 months, 20 days after 5 years, 25 days after 10 years, 30 days after 20 years. Vacation en- titlement may be carried over, maximum 1 year. Overtime: Time and one-half for all work on regularly sched- uled days; double time after 2 hours of overtime. Double time for all work on days of rest. May be taken as time off in lieu with- in 12 months or will be paid out in cash. Medical benefits: Employer will provide $800 per year for health benefits spending ac- count to each employee eligible for benefits. Dental: Employer pays 80% of premiums, employee pays 20% of premiums (previously em- April 13, 2020 April 13, 2020 Parking: $25 per day on job sites located in City of Toronto (within downtown boundaries).

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