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June 15, 2020

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Lugger and roll-off drivers (lifts)/Bagster: $37.11 rising 2 steps to $38.23 Lugger and roll-off drivers (lifts) drivers (deliveries and relocates)/Bagster: $22.71 ris- ing 2 steps to $23.40 Residential side load (summer April 1 to Oct, 31): $16.98 ris- ing 2 steps to $17.49 Residential side load (winter Nov. 1 to March 31): $20.40 rising 2 steps to $21.02 Sample rates of daily pay (current, after 3% increase): Residential driver: $266 rising 2 steps to $274.04 Residential swamper: $220.47 rising 2 steps to $227.14 Recycle driver: $220.47 rising 2 steps to $227.14 $300 signing bonus will be paid upon ratification Editor's notes: Paid education leave: Employer will pay $0.03 per hour per employee for all compensated hours into Unifor Paid Education Leave Program to provide paid education leave. Away-from-terminal work expenses: Employer will reimburse employees for meals, maximum $45 per day. Safety meetings: All piecework employees attending safety meetings will be paid $20 per meeting (paid from safety meeting signup sheets). SENIOR CARE District of Kenora Home for the Aged Kenora, Ont. (199 healthcare workers) and the Union and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE, Local 1072 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive Jan. 1, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2021. Ratified in November 2019. Signed on Jan. 1, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2019: 1.5% Effective Jan. 1, 2020: 1.5% Effective Jan. 1, 2021: 1.5% Shift premium: $0.80 per hour (previously $0.70 per hour) for evening shift (3 p.m. to 11 p.m.). $0.90 per hour (previously $0.75 per hour) for night shift (11 p.m. to 7 a.m.). 10% of hourly rate for split shift. $1.75 for all hours worked assuming position of registered nurse whenever registered nurse is not avail- able in building (for registered practical nurses). Paid holidays: 12 days. Vacations with pay: 1 week after 6 months, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 2 years, 4 weeks after 8 years, 5 weeks after 14 years, 6 weeks after 20 years, 7 weeks after 25 years, 8 weeks after 30 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for hours in excess of 8 on workday and any hours on regularly scheduled day off. Meal allowance: Employees required to work more than 2 hours beyond regular hours will be provided with meal by employer. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for Ontario Health Insurance Plan, employer Extended Health Care Plan. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums for dental-care plan. Vision: Employer pays 100% of premiums for vision-care plan. $325 every 2 years; $100 once every 2 years for eye ex- aminations. Sick leave: 1.5 days for every month of service, maximum 18 days accumulated per year. Unpaid sick leave granted to employees who don't qualify for paid sick leave or at termi- nation of paid period. Pension: O.M.E.R.S. Pension Plan. Bereavement leave: 4 con- secutive scheduled paid working days for funeral of spouse, common-law spouse, same-sex partner, child, par- ent. 3 consecutive scheduled paid working days for fu- neral of sibling, grandparent, grandchild, parent-in-law, sibling-in-law, child-in-law. 1 scheduled paid working day for funeral of aunt, uncle, niece, nephew. Maximum 4 additional paid days for travel if funeral is outside of Kenora. One-half day to attend funeral as pallbearer or mourner. Seniority – recall rights: 24 months for layoffs; 24 hours for resignations. Call-in pay: Minimum 4 hours at overtime rates for emergency call-in outside regular working hours. Probationary period: 60 tours or shifts for full-time hires; 45 tours for part-time hires. Discipline: Sunset clause is 18 months for adverse re- ports. Safety shoes: $100 per year for approved shoes, after 346 hours of service. Uniforms/clothing: $100 per year for purchase of uniform approved by employer. Em- ployer provides, maintains, and launders all required uniforms. Employer supplied rubber boots, gloves and hair- nets as required. Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 1.5% in- crease): Recreation/therapy lead, cook: $23.40 rising 4 levels to $27.53 Recreation/therapy aide, adult day care aide: $19.28 ris- ing 4 levels to $22.68 Dietary aide/housekeeper, home support housekeeper, home maintenance worker: $18.72 rising 4 levels to $22.02 Laundry wash: $20.61 rising 4 levels to $24.25 Laundry housekeeper: $18.73 rising 4 levels to $22.04 RPN: $24.39 rising 4 levels to $25.82 PSW: $19.64 rising 4 levels to $23.10 Supportive-housing PSW: $19.39 rising 4 levels to $22.81 Editor's notes: Home closing: At least 60 days' written notice to union and affected employees of proposed layoff or elimination of position. Recall in different classification: Employee recalled to different classification can return to position held prior to layoff should there become vacancy within 12 months. Reporting pay: At least 6 hours' work or pay for reporting for work, except when work isn't available due to conditions beyond control of employer. Mandatory training: As condition of employment, employees who are required to do mandatory training will be paid for all time spent doing required training. Sick leave: 1.5 days for every month of service, maximum 18 days accumulated per year. 7 Canadian HR Reporter, a HAB Press business 2020 CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS

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