Canadian Labour Reporter

June 26, 2017

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4 Canadian HR Reporter, a Thomson Reuters business 2017 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS June 26, 2017 Kitchen worker: $15.15 rising 3 steps to $16.35 Apprentice cook: $13.10 rising 3 steps to $14.30 Utility attendant: $13.10 rising 3 steps to $14.30 Editor's notes: Gratuities: 15.5% will be added to catering invoice and will be distributed as follows: 14.4% will be divided among catering personnel working that event on basis of hours worked; 1.1% will be divided among kitchen staff on basis of hours worked in pay period. Orthopaedic shoes/orthotics: $200 per shoe, maximum of $400 per year. Hearing aids: $500 every five years. Breast prosthesis: $150 in any 5-year period. Artificial limbs, eyes; back and neck braces: $750 lifetime per appliance. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Government of Canada Multiprovince (4,270 financial management employees) and Association of Canadian Financial Officers (ACFO) Renewal agreement: Effective April 13, 2017, to Nov. 6, 2018. Signed on April 13, 2017. Wage adjustments: (F1-Dev.) Effective Nov. 7, 2016: 1.25% Effective Nov. 7, 2017: 1.25% Paid holidays: 11 days. Vacations with pay: 9.375 hours per month to start, 12.5 hours per month after 5 years, 13.75 hours per month after 16 years, 14.375 hours per month after 17 years, 15.625 hours per month after 18 years, 16.875 hours per month after 27 years, 18.75 hours per month after 28 years. Overtime: Time and one- half for all hours worked after regular hours. Double time if overtime is on 2 consecutive off-days. Double time after first 7.5 hours of overtime. Meal allowance: $10.50 when working more than 3 hours of overtime, except where meal is provided. $10.50 for subsequent 4 hours. Sick leave: 9.375 hours per month Bereavement leave: 5 days for death in immediate family (father, mother, stepfather, step- mother, foster-parent, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, spouse, common-law partner, child, child of common-law partner, foster-child, stepchild, ward, grandchild, grandparent, father-in-law, mother-in-law, relative residing in employee's household). 1 day for death of son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandparent of spouse. 3 addi- tional days for travel. Call-in pay: Minimum 3 hours' pay at overtime rate. Discipline: Sunset clause is 2 years. Sample rates of annual pay (current, after increase): Effective Nov. 7, 2016 Fl development: $28,597 rising 1 step to $52,574 Fl-1: $54,019 rising 4 steps to $68,525 Fl-2: $65,754 rising 4 steps to $81,385 Fl-3: $84,063 rising 4 steps to $98,225 Fl-4: $94,760 rising 4 steps to $110,853 Effective Nov. 7, 2017 Fl development: $28,954 rising 1 step to $53,231 Fl-1: $54,694 rising 4 steps to $69,382 Fl-2: $66,576 rising 4 steps to $82,402 Fl-3: $85,114 rising 4 steps to $99,453 Fl-4: $95,945 rising 4 steps to $112,239 Editor's notes: Standby pay: 1 half hour for each 4-hour period. Correctional service specific duty allowance: $2,000 per year for those who perform duties specific to Correctional Service of Canada (custody of inmates) within peni- tentiaries. Professional allowance: Employer will reimburse employee's annual membership fees paid to: Institute of Chartered Accountants, Society of Management Accountants, Association of Certified General Accountants or Chartered Professional Accountants. Joint training fund: $1 million per year for training and development initiatives. HEALTH CARE CASA Child, Adolescent & Family Mental Health Edmonton (170 health workers) and Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2019. Signed on Oct. 5, 2016. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2016: 0% Effective April 1, 2017: 2.5% Effective April 1, 2018: 0% Shift premium: $1.75 per hour when majority of hours fall be- tween 3 p.m. and 7 a.m. $1.50 per hour (previously $1.75 per hour) when majority of hours are on Saturday or Sunday. Team leader: $1 per hour. Spe- cial projects: $1.25 per hour. Paid holidays: 13 days. Vacations with pay: 15 days to start, 20 days after 3 years, 25 days after 10 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for first 2 hours, double time thereafter. May be taken as time off. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums. $500 per year for flexible-spending account which may be used for health, vision costs. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Weekly indemnity: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Sick leave: 10 days per year. May be carried forward, maxi- mum 10 days. LTD: Employer pays 100% of premiums. AD&D: Employer pays 75% of premiums, employee pays 25%. Life insurance: Employer pays 75% of premiums, employee pays 25%. Pension: Employer matches employee contributions to pen- sion plan. Bereavement leave: 5 days for death in immediate family (spouse, any of following rela- tions of employee or spouse: parent, child, grandchild, grandparent, brother, sister, step-relatives, fiancé, guard- ian). 3 additional days for travel if needed. 1/2 day per year for death of another relative or friend. Seniority – recall rights: 12 months. Call-in pay: 2 hours' or period worked, whichever is greater. Probationary period: Regular employees: 6 months; admin- istrative-support employees: 3 months. Discipline: Sunset clause is 2 years. Mileage: $0.50 per kilometre. Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 2.5% increase): Administrative support 1: $16.35 rising 3 steps to $16.76 Administrative support 2: $17.72 rising 3 steps to $18.16 Administrative support 3: $22.16 rising 3 steps to $22.71 Charge nurse: $35.75 rising 3

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