Canadian Labour Reporter

March 1, 2021

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COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS parka (32 points) every 5 years. $53 per year for employees required to wear headwear for religious reasons. $120 per year for uniform cleaning and black footwear. Welders and body repair mechanics receive 1 pair of leather gloves as required. Maintenance, foreman, stock- room employees get access to 8 clean suits of coveralls or 8 clean sets of work shirts and pants every 2 weeks. Tool allowance: $1,000 for automotive mechanics and component mechanics (air and hydraulic) (previously $900). $700 for body repair mechan- ics (previously $525). $600 for electronic technicians, electrical systems mechanics, and component mechanics (electrical) (previously ($450). $400 for plant millwrights (previously $300). $347 for HVAC mechanics (previously $260). $300 for maintainers (plant) (previously $225). $200 for heating mechanics, plant electricians and carpenters (previously $150). $147 for maintainers (farebox and brakes) and upholsterers (pre- viously ($110). $100 for tire repairer and installers (previ- ously $75). Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 1.75% in- crease): General repair shift foreman/ woman: $37.24 rising 1 step to $37.89 Foreman/woman 2 electrical: $39.43 rising 1 step to $40.12 Major repair foreman/woman: $41.62 rising 1 step to $42.35 VSC foreman/woman: $43.81 rising 1 step to $44.58 Foreman/woman 1 body shop: $42.72 rising 1 step to $43.47 Inspector/senior stockkeeper: $40.28 rising 1 step to $40.99 Truck and coach technician/ plant technician/instructor: $39.20 rising 1 step to $39.89 Truck and coach technician apprentice: $34.33 rising 1 step to $34.93 Plant millwright/machinist/ body repair mechanic/HVAC technician: $38.15 rising 1 step to $38.81 Foreman/woman 3 service line: $38.15 rising in $38.81 Electrical systems mechanic/ transit on board systems tech- nician/transit technologist 3: $37.13 rising 1 step to $37.78 Senior ticket agent: $36.06 ris- ing 1 step to $36.69 Transit inventory specialist: $35.02 rising 1 step to $35.64 Tire repairer/installer shipper/ receiver/roads person: $33.96 rising 1 step to $34.56 Service-line worker compres- sor/admin assistant 3 opera- tions/maintainer, maintenance helper transit: $32.91 rising 1 step to $33.48 Transit operator: $33.23 rising 1 step to $33.81 Admin assistant 3 transit, lu- bricator: $31.88 rising 1 step to $32.44 Transit customer care rep/ payroll clerk, operations clerk: $30.81 rising 1 step to $31.35 HSR ticket agent: $29.77 rising 1 step to $30.29 Service-line worker/senior garage clerk/fair media coor- dinator: $28.71 rising 1 step to $29.22 Labourer casual/ticket deliv- erer: $26.65 rising 1 step to $27.11 Information clerk/transit checker technologist: $24.54 rising 1 step to $24.97 Editor's notes: Free transportation: Free transportation for all employees over regular routes of city and in accordance with its published schedules of operation. Medical exam: All new permanent employees, employees returned from extended leave of absence, employees recalled from extended layoff, or employees returning from sick leave in excess of 10 working days must provide medical clearance from physician. Driver's license: Employees required to operate vehicle defined as bus under Highway Traffic Act must have CZ license. TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS Canada Cartage System and Direct Distribution Centres (Edmonton Branch) Edmonton (250 transport truck drivers) and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), Local 955 Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022. Signed on Sept. 25, 2019. Wage adjustments: Effective ratification: 1.5% Effective July 1, 2019: 1.5% Effective July 1, 2020: 2% Effective July 1, 2021: 2% Shift premium: $0.75 per hour for all hourly paid shifts worked between 6 p.m. and 4 a.m. $1.50 per hour based on 2 years of prior experience and com- petent operation of equipment on reach truck. $0.25 per hour based on 2 years of prior ex- perience and competent oper- ation of equipment on Moffat. $1 per hour for lead-hands. $1 per hour as weekend premium. $0.80 per hour for liquor de- livery (class 3). $1 per hour for igloo. $2 per hour for Sysco. $2 per hour for Core-Mark. $2.50 per hour for Samuel Steel. $42 layover premium of will be paid when scheduled run driver is performing requires that driver remain at destination for return scheduled after reset (providing driver has enough legal hours to make full return trip within hours-of-service guidelines); $20 per day ex- tended layover premium when driver is required to layover for 3 or more consecutive nights. $2 per hour universal premium for drivers who are qualified to work on all accounts within city limits meeting specific cus- tomer requirements. $100 per week while performing duties as pro-trainer. Paid holidays: 10 days. Vacations with pay: 10 days after 12 months, 15 days after 5 years, 20 days after 12 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for work after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week for class A dockworker; for work after 60 hours per week for highway drivers; 45 hours per week for city drivers, swampers. Time and one-half for work on as- signed day off. Medical benefits: Employer pays 50% of premiums, em- ployee pays 50% of premiums. Dental: Employer pays 50% of premiums, employee pays 50% of premiums. Vision: Employer pays 50% of premiums, employee pays 50% of premiums. Coverage of $350 (previously $200) per employee in 24-month period with no carryover. AD&D: Employer pays 50% of premiums, employee pays 50% of premiums. Life insurance: Employer pays 50% of premiums, employee pays 50% of premiums. Pension: After 1 year of ser- vice, employees may contribute 2% of gross pay (matched by employer) to pension plan. $750 annual maximum in year 1. $750 annual maximum in year 1. $800 annual maximum in year 2. $850 annual max- imum in year 3. $900 annual maximum in year 4. Bereavement leave: 3 days for death of father, mother, spouse (including common-law), son, daughter, son-in-law, daugh- ter-in-law, brother, sister, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, foster-parents, grandparents, step children (provided em- ployee attends funeral or is involved in preparations). Seniority – recall rights: 1 year after layoff; . Call-in pay: Minimum 3 hours of pay. Probationary period: 3 months. Discipline: Sunset clause is 12 months for reprimands, warn- ings, violations; 24 months for discipline relating to driving, delivery and cargo claims inci- dents. March 1, 2021 4 Canadian HR Reporter, a Key Media Canada (HR) Ltd. business 2021

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