Eastland Industries

Minto, N.B. (Construction employees) and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (CARP) Local 1386

Renewal agreement: Effective June 14, 2015, to Nov. 30, 2018. Signed on June 14, 2015.

Wage adjustments:

Effective Jan. 1, 2016: 2.5%
Effective Jan. 1, 2017: 2.5%
Effective Jan. 1, 2018: 2.5%

Shift premium
: $1 per hour for time worked on evening or night shifts.

Paid holidays
: 10 days.

Vacations with pay:
4% vacation pay to start, 2 weeks after 1 year and 3 weeks after 7 years.

Time and one-half for all hours worked beyond 8 hours per day. Time and one-half for all hours worked on

Double time for all hours worked on Sunday.

Meal allowance:
$70 when travel for work requires an overnight stay.

Life insurance
: Employer contributes 45% of cost of Group Insurance Plan.

Employer pays 50% of premiums. Benefit equal to 3% of wages after 235 days worked.

Bereavement leave:
5 days for employee’s spouse, child, father, mother or grandchild. 2 days for employee’s brother, sister, father-in-law or mother-in-law. 1 day for employee’s grandparent. 1 unpaid day for employee’s uncle, aunt, brother-in-law or sister-in-law. 1 additional day for travel outside the province.

Probationary period:
90 days.

Tool allowance:
All power tools supplied by the employer.

50¢ per km.

Sample rates of pay (current, after 2.5% increase):

Head warehouseman: $14.75 per hour
Head receiver store: $14.75
Head painter/stainer: $14.75
Inspection: $14.75
Head machining/assembling: $14.75
Head miscellaneous: $14.75
Large equipment operator/programmer CNC: $14.60
Operator: $14.45
Sprayer: $14.45
Stainer: $14.45
Framer:  $14.45
Doors: $14.45
Sanders: $14.45
Wrapper: $14.45
Pre-assembler: $14.45
Assembler: $14.45
Hinges: $14.45

Editor’s notes:
Production incentive: Up to $1.50 per day.

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