Canadian Labour Reporter

July 6, 2020

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COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Apprentice 2-period program (with $40.80 base wage) First-year (70%): $28.56 Second-year (85%): $34.68 Apprentice 2-period program (with $38.76 base wage) First-year (70%): $27.13 Second-year (85%): $32.95 Apprentice 1-period program (with $40.80 base wage) First-year (70%): $28.56 Apprentice 1-period program (with $38.76 base wage) First-year (70%): $27.13 Editor's notes: On-job injuries: Should employee require hospitalization for more than 1 week after injury on job, employer will provide transportation to available facility (within Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan) near employee's home at no cost to employee. Prescription safety eyewear: Employer will reimburse employee 50% of cost of prescription safety eyewear, maximum $300. Employee must have worked 150 hours with employer for first reimbursement; additional 4,000 hours from last time reimbursed for any subsequent reimbursements. AIRCRAFT BRAKING Safran Landing Systems Canada Ajax, Ont. (240 manufacturing employees) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge, Ajax Lodge 905 Renewal agreement: Effective Oct. 1, 2019 to Sept. 30, 2024. Ratified in September 2019. Signed on Oct. 1, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective Oct. 1, 2019: 2% Effective Oct. 1, 2020: 2% Effective Oct. 1, 2021: 2% Effective Oct. 1, 2022: 2.3% Effective Oct. 1, 2023: 3% Shift premium: $1 per hour for shift C (4 p.m. to 12:05 a.m./2:05 a.m.). $2.50 per hour for shift A (midnight to 7:35 a.m.). Lead-hands/under-fore- man receive $1 per hour over highest-paid employee under their jurisdiction. Paid holidays: 12 1/2 days. Vacations with pay: 1 day for each month of continuous service up to 10 days to start, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 4 years, 4 weeks after 10 years, 5 weeks after 20 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for all authorized work in ex- cess of employee's regular shift during 24-hour period around shift; first 4 hours on Saturdays. Double time for hours worked on Saturdays in excess of 4 hours and all hours worked on Sundays, statutory holidays, plant holidays. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for health plan. Dental: Dental plan partially covered by employer. Vision: $350 per 24-month pe- riod for lenses, frames, contact lenses, laser eye surgery. STD: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage up to 26 weeks. LTD: Employer pays 100% of premiums for employees with at least 2 years of seniority. AD&D: Employer pays 100% of premiums for group plan. Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums for group plan. Pension: Employer contribu- tions to IAM Labour Manage- ment Pension Fund (DB pen- sion plan frozen; DC pension plan closed effective Jan. 1, 2020). Seniority – recall rights: 24 months. For employees hired after Feb. 28, 1999, lesser of 24 months or length of seniority. Call-in pay: Minimum 4 hours pay at appropriate overtime rate if called in. Probationary period: 680 hours worked (previously 65 days). Bereavement leave: 3 paid days for death of spouse, par- ent, foster-parent, parent-in- law, child, sibling, common-law spouse, common-law child, grandchild, stepsibling, step- parent, sibling-in-law. 1 paid day for death of grandparent. Safety shoes: $805 per em- ployee over life of collective agreement. $1,125 for painters, maintenance, maintenance HVAC, facilities classifications. Uniforms/clothing: Employer will pay cost of prescription safety glasses through voucher system. Sample rates of pay (current start/maximum, after 9.3% increase): Machinist/tool setter/mainte- nance A/maintenance HVAC: $32.67/ $39.73, rising 4 steps to $35.80/$43.53 Honing, shot peen operator: $29.57/$34.58 rising 4 steps to $32.40/$37.89 HVOF, shot peen op- erator/OE fitter/R&O fitter: $28.58/$35.59 rising 4 steps to $31.32/$38.99 Metal finisher/bushing, sealant operator: $24.60/$30.48 rising 4 steps to $26.96/$33.40 Tool stores/junior inspec- tor/junior fitter/stores re- ceiver/material handler: $23.82/$26.90 rising 4 steps to $26.10/$29.47 Inspector/flaw detection: $30.98/$37.77 rising 4 steps to $33.94/$41.39 Inspector shipping, receiving: $28.18/$33.33 rising 4 steps to $30.88/$36.52 Painter: $28.18/$33.56 rising 4 steps to $30.88/$36.77 Facility maintenance: $28.50/$33.56 rising 4 steps to $31.23/$36.77 Editor's notes: Temporary transfers: Not more than 5 full or partial working days, maximum 40 per year. $2.50 per hour above normal rate of pay for each full or partial hour worked. Workdays: Employer and union may agree to alter hours of shift C to 4 10-hour shifts based on employee request. CONTINUING CARE SERVICES Devonshire Care Centre Edmonton (183 health-care, kitchen, housekeeping, maintenance employees) and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), Local 047 Chapter 043 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022. Ratified on Jan. 10, 2020. Signed on Feb. 27, 2020. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2019: 1% Effective April 1, 2020: 1% Effective April 1, 2021: 1% Shift premium: $2.75 per hour will be paid for all hours worked between 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. $3.50 per hour (pre- viously $3.25 per hour) will be paid for all hours worked between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. Effective: April 1, 2021: $3.75 per hour. Effective: March 31, 2022: $4 per hour. $3.25 per hour (previously $3 per hour) for all hours worked in 64- hour period from 3 p.m. on Friday to 7 a.m. on Monday morning. Paid holidays: 11 days. Vacations with pay: 75 hours to start, 112.5 hours after 3 years, 150 hours after 6 years, 187.5 hours after 15 years. 5 Canadian HR Reporter, a HAB Press business 2020 CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER

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