City of Hamilton

Hamilton, Ont. (3,000 inside and outside employees) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 5167

Click here to view the original collective agreement.

Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, to Dec. 31, 2018. Signed on June 3, 2015.

Wage adjustments:

Effective Jan. 1, 2015: 1.5%

Effective Jan. 1, 2016: 2%

Effective Jan. 1, 2017: 2%

Effective Jan. 1, 2018: 2%

Shift premium: 25¢ per hour for water distribution operator classification employees with a Level 2 certificate. An additional 50¢ per hour for water distribution operator classification employees with a Level 3 certificate. 85¢ per hour for all time worked during the afternoon shift. $1 per hour for all time worked during the night shift. 85¢ per hour for all time worked during the weekend. $3 per hour for employees acting as trainers.

Paid holidays: 11 days.

Vacations with pay: 2 weeks and 2 days after 1 year of service, 3 weeks and 2 days after 2 years, 4 weeks and 2 days after 6 years, 4 weeks and 4 days after 9 years, 5 weeks and 2 days after 13 years, 5 weeks and 3 days after 16 years, 5 weeks and 4 days after 18 years, 6 weeks after 19 years, 6 weeks and 1 day after 20 years, 6 weeks and 2 days after 23 years, 7 weeks and 2 days after 26 years and 8 weeks after 30 years.

Overtime: Time and one-half for the first 4 hours of overtime and double time for all hours thereafter. Time and one-half for the first 12 hours worked on Saturday and double time for all hours thereafter. Double time for all hours worked on Sunday.

Meal allowance: $8 after 2 hours of overtime.

LTD: 66 2/3% of regular monthly earnings. Benefits commence 6 months from the date disability began.

AD&D: $75,000.

Life insurance: Double annual salary at time of retirement or termination, rounded to the nearest $1,000.

Bereavement leave: 5 days for employee’s spouse, parent, stepparent, foster parent, parent-in-law, child, stepchild, foster child, sibling, grandparent, stepgrandparent, grandchild, stepgrandchild, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law. 5 unpaid days for the purpose of travel if the ceremony takes place out of province.

Seniority – recall rights: 10 months.

Call-in pay: Minimum 1 hour at time and one-half. Minimum 1 hour at double time when employee is called in on a Sunday or statutory holiday.

Probationary period: 6 months.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 2 years.

Safety shoes: Employer provides 1 pair of winter safety boots and 1 pair of summer safety boots.

Uniforms/clothing: Employer provides safety glasses, hearing protection, rubber gloves and rubber boots or overshoes.

Tool allowance: $74 for apprentice, small equipment technician, welder, machinist, fleet technician, lead hand welder and lead hand motor technician employees.

Sample rates of pay (current, after 2% increase):

Receptionist – PT: $15.79 per hour

Server – Sackville: $17.17

Admin support clerk – PT: $18.89

Museum clerk – PT: $19.71

Building permit admin clerk: $21.82

Community health bus driver: $22.77

Courier/mail clerk: $23.72

Illegal dumping monitor: $21.82

Facilities accommodations clerk: $22.77

File/administration clerk: $23.72

Animal care attendant II: $23.48

ASAC clerk: $24.50

Assistant operator – PT: $25.52

Accounts payable vendor clerk: $24.43

ADGS receptionist/clerk: $25.49

Administrative clerk – customer service: $26.56

Asphalt raker: $24.43

Asphalt roller operator: $25.49

Building engineering and zoning admin clerk: $26.56

Military museum caretaker: $24.43

Museum support clerk: $25.49

Outreach clerk: $26.56

Accounting clerk: $26.24

Accounts payable clerk: $27.38

Accounts receivable processing clerk: $28.52

Admin SECTY – treatment plant: $26.24

Admin SECTY – water dist & ww collection: $27.38

Admin SECTY – water/wastewater collection: $28.52

Data support control clerk: $26.24

Dental claims payment clerk: $27.38

Dental clerk – school: $28.52

Interpreter/cook/demonstrator: $26.24

Intake clerk: $27.38

IPHIS administrator: $28.52

Program SECTY/policy & program development: $26.24

Quality control procession clerk: $27.38

Rent supplement/leasing clerk (housing): $28.52

Assistant superintendent/lead hand golf courses: $28.07

Cemetery support clerk: $29.29

Child & adolescent secretary: $30.51

Dental assistant – clinic: $28.07

Dispatcher (Helping  Hands): $29.29

Elections officer: $30.51

Operations services rep: $28.07

OW program communications secretary: $29.29

Parking control officer: $30.51

Account officer: $30.75

Arborist II: $32.09

Assistant sec land division CTEE: $33.43

Maintenance servicer: $30.75

Military museum coordinator: $32.09

Operator (CUP): $33.43

Waste collections operations officer: $30.75

Wastewater collection system operator: $32.09

Water meter technician: $33.43

Animal control officer: $29.83

Appeals/registration officer: $31.19

Arborist I: $32.54

Business support services analyst: $33.90

Technician: $29.83

Inventory/control analyst: $31.19

Lottery licence officer: $32.54

Knowledge management liaison: $33.90

Payroll data review officer: $29.83

Planning tech II – official plan: $31.19

Planning tech II – COMM PLNG: $32.54

Planning tech II – zoning bylaw: $33.90

Adult day program clinical leader: $32.12

Child care data analyst: $33.58

Child care program review officer: $25.04

Collections coordinator – POA: $36.49

Facilities preventative maintenance coordinator: $32.12

Financial assistant I: $33.58

Financial assistant I – CHH: $35.04

Fleet technician: $36.49

Program coordinator, creative industries: $32.12

Program coordinator, strategic planning project coordinator: $35.04

Project coordinator (forestry and horticulture): $36.49

Accommodations & design coordinator: $34.01

Access & equity policy advisor: $35.56

Activity planning system coordinator: $37.10

Backflow prevention officer: $38.65

Capital budget coordinator: $34.01

Child & youth worker: $35.56

Class administrator: $37.10

Community relations worker: $38.65

OWM data management system analyst: $34.01

Peer support worker (housing): $35.56

Plant operations health & safety coordinator: $37.10

Pre-design technologist: $38.65

Accommodations and compliance coordinator: $35.63

Asset MGMT applications DEV TECHL: $37.25

Asset MGMT applications DEV TECHL-Water: $38.87

Case presenting officer: $40.49

Prog. COORD, regulatory & environmental compliance: $35.63

Public health business initiatives lead: $37.25

Public utilities coordinator: $38.87

Recreation planner: $40.49

Technologist water & wastewater capital deliver: $35.63

Traffic design technician: $37.25

Traffic engineer/technologist: $38.87

Traffic investigator technologist: $40.49

Application developer: $36.51

Application developer – EMS: $38.17

Application developer/analyst: $39.83

Business initiatives coordinator: $41.49

Ontario Workers program review officer: $36.51

Physical activity specialist: $38.17

Public health dietitian: $41.49

Environmental health promoter: $37.72

Health analyst: $39.43

License & lease coordinator: $41.15

Property coordinator: $42.86

Air quality coordinator: $39.15

Support analyst & programmer: $40.93

Business facilitator – development engineering: $42.71

Applications analyst – information services: $41.78

Applications analyst – planning & economic development: $43.68

Applications analyst (PHS): $45.58

Applications analyst – strategic services: $47.48

GIS coordinator: $41.78

Landscape architect: $43.68

Marketing/promotions officer: $45.58

SR business support analyst: $47.48

Appraiser coordinator: $42.94

Environmental health specialist – safe water program: $44.89

Food safety specialist: $46.84

Health hazard specialist: $48.79

Editor’s notes: Standby: 3 hours at regular rate of pay. 6 hours for standby performed on statutory holidays.

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