Canadian Labour Reporter

June 29, 2020

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COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS ing 3 steps to $16.25 Concession steward: $15.17 rising 3 steps to $16.25 Concession vendor (non- alcohol): $15.17 rising 3 steps to $16.25 Concession vendor (alcohol): $17.77 rising 3 steps to $19.04 Catering department Banquet captain: $16.64 rising 3 steps to $17.82 Catering bartender: $18.42 ris- ing 3 steps to $19.73 Catering worker: $14.50 rising 3 steps to $15.54 Stock department Stock worker: $16.76 rising 3 steps to $17.95 Stock beer worker: $18.88 ris- ing 3 steps to $20.22 Kitchen department Sous chef: $24.82 rising 3 steps to $26.58 Chef de partie: $22.34 rising 3 steps to $23.93 Cook 1 (journeyman): $19.85 rising 3 steps to $21.27 Kitchen concession/culinary: $16.68 rising 3 steps to $17.86 Kitchen worker: $15.84 rising 3 steps to $16.97 Editor's notes: Training: Minimum hours of pay when employee attends compulsory training course on non-event days. Serving It Right training: For employees hired after July 1, 1999, cost of training will be paid by employer. Probationary employees must acquire certification by end of probationary program. Time off: Employees may elect to take 3 major events off each season at discretion of employer but will not be unreasonably upheld. Food provided: Employer will pro- vide wholesome meal on event days. During trade shows, employer will provide wholesome meal at designated location. Medical notes: When employer requires note from doctor specifying employee illness or injury, employer will reimburse 50% of cost to employee for providing note. Damage to personal possessions: When employee's personal possessions are damaged by patron while performing duties, employer will pay current value, maximum $75 ($125 for prescription glasses). Does not apply to clothing. Canada Savings Bonds: Employee will be entitled to have deductions from salaries to purchase Canada Savings Bonds. TRANSPORTATION MacCosham Cartage Edmonton (20 yardmen/groundmen, tractor drivers, machine operators) and Teamsters, Local 362 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2023. Ratified on March 18, 2019 . Signed on April 10, 2019. Shift premium: $3 per hour for lead-hands. $2 per hour for employees who move from day shift to night shift or from night shift to day shift to cover short-term vacancies. Paid holidays: 11 days. Vacations with pay: 2 weeks or 4% after 1 year, 3 weeks or 6% after 5 years, 4 weeks or 8% after 9 years, 5 weeks or 10% after 15 years, 6 weeks or 12% after 20 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for all work on designated day of rest. Medical benefits: Employer will establish and maintain health and welfare (group insurance plan) similar to that of current Prairie Teamsters Health and Welfare Plan (after 90 days of service). Employer pays 100% of premiums. Sick leave: 1.25 days per month, maximum 3 days per year, after 1 year of service. Time may be banked for claim in following year, maximum 3 days per year. Any unclaimed leave will be paid out on first pay period in December. Pension: RRSP direct de- posit program will apply to all full-time employees in com- mission-operators division. Employer pays $3 per hour (previously $3.60 per hour) for yardmen 1/ groundmen truck drivers (in CP yard); $4 per hour (previously $4.40 per hour) for machine operators. All employees hired after April 1, 2019: Employer will con- tribute $3 per hour for each hour worked for employee in yardmen/groundmen, truck drivers classifications, after 90 days of employment, to Team- ster Prairie Provinces Pension Plan ($4 per hour for employee in machine operator classifica- tion). Bereavement leave: 3 days for death in family (spouse, common-law partner, em- ployee's father, mother; spouse or common-law partner of father or mother; employee's child(ren), child(ren) of em- ployee's spouse or common- law partner; employee's grandchild(ren); employee's brothers, sisters; grandfather, grandmother of employee; fa- ther, mother of spouse or com- mon-law partner of employee and spouse; common-law partner of father or mother; any relative of employee who resides with employee). 2 ad- ditional days if service is more than 200 kilometres away from Edmonton. Call-in pay: Minimum 4 hours' pay at appropriate rate. If employee works 4 hours and 15 minutes, employee will be guaranteed 6 hours' pay; if employee works 6 hours and 15 minutes, employee will be guaranteed 8 hours' pay. Probationary period: First 90 calendar days of employment. Uniforms/clothing: Employer will provide reimbursement to maximum $325 (previously $300) every 12 months to com- missioned employees for safe- ty equipment (PPE), coveralls, rain gear, gloves or steel-toed boots. Effective April 1, 2021: $350. Effective April 1. 2022: $375. Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 8% increase): Yardmen/groundmen: $23.60 rising 4 steps to $25.49 Tractor drivers (in CP yard): $24 rising 4 steps to $25.93 Machine operators: $25.80 ris- ing 4 steps to $27.89 Editor's notes: Windshield washer fluid: Employer will supply windshield washer fluid from October to April, on condi- tion drivers keep windows, headlights, taillights clean. New-hire rate: $1.50 per hour less than classification rate for first 90 days; $1 per hour less than classification rate on 91st day of employment; full rate at end of 9 months of employment. Mental health awareness: Employer will participate in cost-sharing of CMHA (Canadian Mental Health Association) seminar, maximum $1,500 once in term of agreement. Industry advancement fund: Employer will contribute $0.05 per regular hour worked for each employee to Teamsters Union/Industry Advance Fund. Sick leave: 1.25 days per month, maximum 3 days per year. 5 Canadian HR Reporter, a HAB Press business 2020 CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER

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