Alberta Custom Pipe Bending & Mfg. (2010)

Provincewide, Alberta | (12 skilled trades employees) and the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers, Local 146

Alberta Custom Pipe Bending & Mfg. (2010)
Click here to view the original collective agreement.

Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2025. Signed on April 28, 2022.

Wage adjustments:

Effective April 1, 2022: 3%

Effective April 1, 2023: 2%

Effective April 1, 2024: 3%

Shift premium: $2 per hour for second and third shifts.

Paid holidays: 12 days including National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Vacations with pay: 10 days or 4% to start, 15 days or 6% after 13 months, 15 days or 8% after 61 months, 20 days or 10% after 121 months, 25 days or 10% after 181 months.

Overtime: Time and one-half for all hours beyond 8 hours per shift, on 5 X 8 workweek or 10 hours per day compressed workweek. Time and one-half for maximum 12 hours on Saturday. Double time for work on Sunday, holidays.

Meal allowance: Hot meal will be provided immediately after 2-hours of overtime and every four 4 hours thereafter, with 20 minutes, at applicable rate, to consume meal. In lieu of meal, $25 allowance may be paid.

Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Paramedical: $300 per person per practitioner type (audiologist, chiropractor, homeopath, massage therapist, naturopath, occupational therapist, osteopath, podiatrist/chiropodist, speech therapist). $1,000 per person per practitioner type (physiotherapy/psychologist/social worker/psychotherapist).

STD: Coverage of 67% of weekly earnings.

LTD: Coverage of 67% of weekly earnings.

AD&D: Coverage of $75,000.

Life insurance: Coverage of $75,000.

Bereavement leave: 3 days for death of immediate family (mother, father, sister, brother, stepmother, stepfather, daughter, son, wife, husband, mother-in-law, father-in-law, common-law spouse).

Seniority – recall rights: 1 month for each year of employment after layoffs. 1) year for absence due to sickness covered by medical certificate or accident recognized by Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB).

Probationary period: 60 calendar days (seniority will date back to time of hiring).

Uniforms/clothing: Employer will provide coveralls and gloves on exchange basis.

Sample rates of pay (current, after 5% increase):

Foreman: $42.38 rising 2 steps to $44.53

Lead-hand/charge-hand/ asst. foreman: $41.69 rising 2 steps to $43.80

B welder 1: $40.89 rising 2 steps to $42.96

B welder 2/layout fitter: $39.43 rising 2 steps to $41.42

Machinist (w/ticket): $37.66 rising 2 steps to $39.56

Boilermaker/steel fabricator/journeyman welder/crane/operator/senior pipe bender: $35.40 rising 2 steps to $37.19

Boilermaker/steel fabricator (no ticket): $30.75 rising 2 steps to $32.30

Machinist (no ticket): $30.75 rising 2 steps to $32.30

Production worker: $25.7 rising 2 steps to $27.01

Helper 1: $23.63 rising 2 steps to $24.82

Helper 2: $21.63 rising 2 steps to $22.72

Labourer: $16.51 rising 2 steps to $17.35

Beginners: $15.79 rising 2 steps to $16.59

Student labour: $15.45 rising 2 steps to $16.23

Editor’s notes: Training after hours: If employee takes training after normal hours of work, employee will receive applicable overtime rate (training that is optional, not condition of employment, will not be subject). Formed ear protection: Employer will provide formed ear protection, after 90 days of employment. Employer pays 75%, employee pays 25% for protection, maximum 2 pairs per year. Personal effects: Employer is responsible for destruction by fire on employer’s premises of personal effects owned by employee, maximum $200.

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