Canadian Labour Reporter

October 19, 2020

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ing to $0.89 on Feb. 28, 2021. $1.14 per hour (previously $1.04 per hour) for midnight shift, rising to $1.24 on Feb. 28, 2021. Paid holidays: 10 days, plus Christmas Eve day, New Year's Eve day. Vacations with pay: 1 day per month of continuous service up to 10 days to start, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 5 years, 4 weeks after 11 years, 5 weeks after 17 years, 6 weeks after 25 years. 1 week can be carried over into next year (for employees entitled to more than 2 weeks per year). Overtime: Time and one- half for all work in excess of normal hours in 1 day or shift and on Saturday, Sunday, paid holiday. Double time for all overtime hours in excess of 4 Monday to Friday, Sunday, paid holidays. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for extended health care plan. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Coverage of 50% co-insurance for major restorative; 50% co-insurance (child only) for orthodontic benefit. Maximum $2,700 combined maximum for basic, major restorative per year for each covered person. Lifetime maximum $1,600 for each covered child. Vision: $300 every 24 con- secutive months. Eye exam once every 2 years, maximum of $100. Weekly indemnity: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 66%, maximum of $850 per week. LTD: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Coverage of 60% of basic monthly earnings less CPP disability off-set, maxi- mum insurance payment of $3,000 per month. AD&D: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of $15,000. Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 2 times annual earnings. Pension: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Employer will match any employee volun- tary contributions of $39 per week, rising to $41 per week on March 2, 2021. Bereavement leave: 5 paid working days for death of spouse, child, parent, legal guardian, sibling. 3 paid working days for death of grandparent, grandchild, parent-in-law, sibling-in-law, grandparent-in-law. 1 paid working day for death of aunt or uncle of employee or em- ployee's spouse. 1 additional day is given when employee is required to travel 300 kilo- metres or more, 1-way, from employee's home. Seniority – recall rights: 15 months for layoffs; 24 months for absences due to sickness or accident, where absence is supported by acceptable medical evidence. Call-in pay: Time and one- half (minimum 4 hours) if called in after leaving work. Probationary period: 90 days of work in any 15 consecutive month period. Severance: If plant closes, permanent full-time employ- ees with at least 5 years' ser- vice who have been laid off for 15 months (13 weeks if they have waived right to recall) will receive $2,500 for each completed year of employ- ment. Safety shoes: $300 for employer-approved CSA-ap- proved safety boots or shoes each contract year (allowance may be used for insoles). Tool allowance: $225 per year, rising to $250 on March 1, 2021. Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 2% increase): Bags and cardboard/check- ing/naturals loader packer/ process loader packer, store attendant: $25.14 rising 1 step to $25.64 Die maintenance/line-26 line attendant/line-12 labeller/ naturals cheese handler: $25.34 rising 1 step to $25.85 BAADER operator/check- ing attendant/cheese cutter, slicer operator/grinder at- tendant/packaging attendant/ packing-area attendant/line 13 14 packing machine opera- tor/line-26 cutter shredder/ process wrapper operator/raw material handler/sanitation attendant/warehouse: $25.63 rising 1 step to $26.14 Blend prep operator/lab tech- nician/line-12 spread opera- tor/line-25 food service slice- line operator/line-26 shred operator/line-27 retail slice operator/line-28 portions operator/line-29 stick-line operator/sanitation produc- tion line: $26.83 rising 1 step to $27.37 Line 11 SOS operator/line 13 14 IWS operator/line 21 22 retail bar operator/line 23 MULITVAC operator/line-24 flow-wrap operator: $27.08 rising 1 step to $27.62 Mechanical technologist/ electrical technologist: $35.12 rising 1 step to $35.83 Apprentices: First 12 months (from pro- gram acceptance with Minis- try of Training, Colleges and Universities to first day of education): 75% of trade rate End of first year (upon com- pletion of first-year educa- tion): 80% of rate End of second year (upon completion of second-year education): 85% of rate End of third year (upon com- pletion of third-year educa- tion): 90% of rate Upon trade certification: maintenance rate Editor's notes: Unifor paid education leave: Employer will pay $5,000 per year into special fund for Unifor paid educa- tion leave program (payment will be remitted each year on March 1). SOCIAL SERVICES Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter Calgary (61 counsellors, therapists, support staff ) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 4731 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive May 1, 2019 to Nov. 19, 2020. Ratified on Nov. 7, 2019. Signed on April 23, 2020. Wage adjustments: Effective year 1: 0% Shift premium: Time and one-half for work on same day and same number of hours but with different start time (without minimum 72 hours' notice) when schedule is changed; work on shifts other than what employee is sched- uled for (without minimum 72 hours' notice) when sched- ule is changed. $1.85 per hour (previously $1.50 per hour) for employee working major- ity of hours between midnight and 8:45 a.m. Paid holidays: 12 days. Em- ployee may accumulate maxi- mum 3 days in lieu of holidays worked, must be taken by March 31 of following year. Vacations with pay: 2 weeks or 10 days to start, 3 weeks or 15 days after 1 year, 4 weeks or 20 days after 2 years, 5 weeks or 25 days after 5 years, 6 weeks or 30 days after 9 < from pg. 1 Safety shoes: $300 for employer- approved CSA-approved safety boots or shoes each year. 3 Canadian HR Reporter, a HAB Press business 2020 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS

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