Canadian Labour Reporter

April 10, 2017

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3 Canadian HR Reporter, a Thomson Reuters business 2017 CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS < from pg. 1 Shift premium: OFA Level 2: $125 per month for full-time employees, $0.80 per hour for part-time, auxiliary employees. OFA Level 3: $145 per month for full-time employees, $0.95 per hour for part-time, auxiliary employees. Paid holidays: 12 days. Vacations with pay: 1 1/12 of 15 days for each month to start, 15 days after 2 years, 20 days after 8 years, 25 days after 16 years, 30 days after 24 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for first 2 hours after regular hours, double time after that. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Two times earnings, maximum $50,000 coverage. Probationary period: 6 months. 12 months for workers above pay grade 27. Safety shoes: $100 reimburse- ment (previously $85), $125 re- imbursement (previously $110) for members of paving crew. Tool allowance: $0.50 per hour in lieu of tool allowance for foreman 1 trades, foreman 1 mechanic Sample rates of hourly pay (current): Foreman 1 trades: $38.88 Foreman 1 welding: $39.38 Foreman 1 mechanic: $39.38 Sub-foreman waterworks: $29.90 Sub-foreman sewers: $29.90 Editor's notes: Payment for certifications: The city will pay costs (maximum $125) for medical appointments for po- sitions requiring a class 3 driver's licence with airbrake endorsement. EDUCATION University of Manitoba Winnipeg (1,200 workers, education, law and social, community and government services) and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (CLC) Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2017. Signed on Feb. 17, 2017. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2016: 2.47% Paid holidays: 12 days. Vacations with pay: 27 days in every full year of service. Pro- rated for employees with less than 1 year of service. Medical benefits: Group health insurance policy. Dental: Group dental plan. Paramedical: Employer pro- vides $725 per year for health- care spending account for each employee. Sick leave: Up to 180 calendar days. Upon return to work for at least 6 months, recurrence of same illness, injury or disability will restart 180-day entitlement. LTD: LTD income plan. AD&D: Basic and voluntary AD&D plans. Life insurance: Group term life insurance plan. Pension: Employees contribute to pension plan. Seniority – recall rights: 3 years. Probationary period: 2 years for academic librarians. Maxi- mum 6 years untenured period for full-time faculty. Severance: Discontinuance allowance of 1 month's salary for each year of service; mini- mum 12 months, maximum 18 months. Mileage: Travel expenses reim- bursed for off-campus assign- ments and attendance at meet- ings of academic or professional groups from pool of travel and expense funds. Sample rates of annual pay (current): Professor: $103,451 floor, $155,177 maximum Associate professor: $84,251 floor, $126,376 maximum Assistant professor: $71,777 floor, $107,666 maximum Lecturer: $57,291 floor, $85,937 maximum Senior instructor: $73,338 floor, $110,006 maximum Instructor 2: $67,382 floor, $101,074 maximum Instructor 1: $58,523 floor, $87,784 maximum Librarian: $94,961 floor, $142,441 maximum Associate librarian: $75,879 floor, $113,817 maximum Assistant librarian: $65,832 floor, $98,746 maximum General librarian: $57,158 floor, $85,735 maximum Head of department stipend: $3,679, rising in 4 steps to $7,251, depending on size of staff Associate or assistant head sti- pend: $1,738 Library co-ordinator stipend: $7,824 Library section head stipend: $1,667 $8,649 per 6-credit hour course in summer sessions and off-campus university credit courses $3,000 for merit award; up to 33 merit awards may be made in any given year. Editor's notes: Retirement transition: Employees with tenured or continuing appointment are eligible to apply for a reduced appointment — a limited-time reduction from full-time to part-time workload for the purposes of transitioning to retirement or flexible working arrangements for a limited time. Maximum of 5 years for reduced appointment. CHEMICALS DISTRIBUTION Univar Canada Edmonton (45 chemical distribution workers) and Teamsters Local Union 987 Renewal agreement: Effective Sept. 1, 2016, to Aug. 31, 2019. Ratified on Sept. 8, 2016. Signed on Dec. 8, 2016. Wage adjustments: Effective Sept. 1, 2017: $0.50 per hour Effective Sept. 1, 2018: $0.80 per hour Shift premium: $50 per week when working shifts that do not start between the hours of 6 a.m. or 10 a.m. $30 per week for each Saturday or Sunday worked. $150 per week for be- ing assigned to on-call duty ros- ter. $1 per hour for company- designated first-aid attendants. Paid holidays: 11 days, plus employee's birthday. Vacations with pay: 2 weeks or 4% after 1 year, 3 weeks or 6% after 3 years, 4 weeks or 8% after 10 years, 5 weeks or 10% after 18 years, 6 weeks or 12% after 25 years, Overtime: Time and one- half for all hours worked after regular hours. May be banked, maximum 40 hours. Medical benefits: Employer pays all costs for Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Coverage is 100% for basic dental care, 50% for

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