British Columbia Automobile Association

Provincewide, British Columbia (100 sales employees) and the Canadian Office and Professional Employees’ Union (COPE) Local 378

Click here to view the original collective agreement.
Renewal agreement: Effective Oct. 1, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2018.

Wage adjustments:
Effective Oct. 1, 2014: 2%
Effective Oct. 1, 2015: 1.5%
Effective Oct. 1, 2016: 1.5%
Effective Oct. 1, 2017: 1.25%

Paid holidays: 12 days. Time and one-half for all hours worked on a named holiday.

Vacations with pay: 3 weeks after 1 year, 4 weeks after 9 years, 5 weeks after 14 years, 6 weeks after 24 years.

Overtime: Time and one-half for the first 4 hours worked beyond 7 in one day, double time for any work beyond 11 hours in one day.

Meal allowance: $11 when employee has worked more than 3 hours beyond regular shift.

Bereavement leave: 3 days for the death of an employee’s spouse, mother, father, sisters, brothers, sons, daughters, grandchildren, grandparents, and any person who permanently resides with the employees.

Seniority – recall rights: 1 year.

Call-in pay: Minimum 4 hours’ pay.

Probationary period: 120 days.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 24 months.

Sample rates of pay, current:
Member service representative: $3,149.99 per month
Service advisor: $3,465.26
Insurance advisor: $3,465.26
Administrative agent: $3,465.26
Administrative agent, floater: $3,465.26
Student service advisor: $3,465.26
Senior insurance advisor: $3,465.26
Insurance sales assistant: $4,193.64
Team lead: $4,613.55

Editor’s notes: Compassionate care leave: Up to 8 weeks unpaid. First aid certificate: $25 per month for employees with Level I First Aid Certificate.

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