Fairmont Regional Linen Service

Canmore, Alta. (51 attendants, ironers, operators, drivers, maintenance personnel) and Unifor, Local 4050

Fairmont Regional Linen Service
Click here to view the original collective agreement.

Renewal agreement: Effective Nov. 1, 2018, to Oct. 31, 2021. Ratified on Jan. 11, 2019. Signed on Nov. 30, 2018.

Wage adjustments:

Effective Nov. 1, 2018: 2%

Effective Nov. 1, 2019: 2%

Effective Nov. 1, 2020: 2%

Shift premium: $0.75 per hour for employee who provides training to another employee.

Paid holidays: 12 days.

Vacations with pay: 1 day per month, maximum 10 days, or 4% after 30 days, 2 weeks or 4% after 1 year, 3 weeks or 6% after 3 years, 4 weeks or 8% after 9 years, 5 weeks or 10% after 20 years, 6 weeks or 12% after 30 years.

Overtime: Time and one-half for all work after 8 or 10 hours per day or 40 hours per week.

Medical benefits: Fairmont Hotels Group Benefit Plan. Employer pays 50% of premiums, employee pays 50% of premiums to start. Employer pays 90% of premiums, employee pays 10% of premiums after 3 years of service. Employer pays 100% of premiums after 4 years of service

Dental: $1,400 maximum benefit per year. 100% coverage for preventive services, basic services; 50% coverage for major services.

Vision: $350 every 24 months; $75 every 12 months for eye exams.

Paramedical: $1,200 (previously $1,000) combined maximum per year ($350 maximum per practitioner). $300 per year for orthopedic shoes, orthotic inserts.

Weekly indemnity: 70% of regular weekly earnings, maximum up to weekly insurable earnings as defined by Employment Insurance Act.

Sick leave: 1 hour for each 81 regular hours paid per year, maximum 24 hours (previously 3 days per year).

AD&D: Coverage of $60,000 (previously $45,000).

Life insurance: Coverage of $60,000 (previously $45,000).

Pension: Employer, employee will contribute 3.2% to Fairmont Hotels Pension Plan.

Bereavement leave: 4 days for death of spouse, child, stepchild. 3 days for death of mother, father, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, grandparents, spouse’s grandparents, grandchildren, son-in-law, daughter-in-law. 1 day for death of brother-in-law, sister-in-law.

Seniority – recall rights: 12 months.

Call-in pay: Minimum of 2 hours’ pay at time and one-half for employee of maintenance department.

Probationary period: First 800 regular, overtime hours worked (or 5 months of service) for maintenance department employees; first 400 regular, overtime hours worked (or 3 months of service) for non-maintenance department employees. 2 additional days if funeral takes place more then 150 kilometres outside of Canmore.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 24 months for disciplinary letters, notice of suspension.

Safety shoes: $200 every 2 years for drivers, maintenance department employees for purchase of 1 or 2 pairs of safety shoes.

Uniforms/clothing: Employees who wear uniform or coveralls will have it supplied by employer free of charge. Uniforms will be laundered by employer.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 6% increase):

Dry cleaning department

Fabricare attendant 1

Start rate: $19.19 rising 3 steps to $20.36

Rate after 3 months: $20.25 rising 3 steps to $21.49

Rate after 6 months: $20.78 rising 3 steps to $22.05

Rate after 12 months: $21.31 rising 3 steps to $22.61

Fabricare attendant 2

Start rate: $17.59 rising 3 steps to $18.67

Rate after 3 months: $18.57 rising 3 steps to $19.71

Rate after 6 months: $19.07 rising 3 steps to $20.24

Rate after 12 months: $19.57 rising 3 steps to $20.77

Finishing department

Checker

Start rate: $16.68 rising 3 steps to $17.70

Rate after 3 months: $17.58 rising 3 steps to $18.66

Rate after 6 months: $18.05 rising 3 steps to $19.15

Rate after 12 months: $18.52 rising 3 steps to $19.65

Attendant/ironers

Start rate: $15.91 rising 3 steps to $16.88

Rate after 3 months: $16.78 rising 3 steps to $17.81

Rate after 6 months: $17.24 rising 3 steps to $18.30

Rate after 12 months: $17.65 rising 3 steps to $18.73

Attendant/towels

Start rate: $15.91 rising 3 steps to $16.88

Rate after 3 months: $16.78 rising 3 steps to $17.81

Rate after 6 months: $17.24 rising 3 steps to $18.30

Rate after 12 months: $17.65 rising 3 steps to $18.73

Washing department

Tunnel control operator

Start rate: $19.19 rising 3 steps to $20.36

Rate after 3 months: $20.25 rising 3 steps to $21.49

Rate after 6 months: $20.78 rising 3 steps to $22.05

Rate after 12 months: $21.31 rising 3 steps to $22.61

Washperson

Start rate: $16.58 rising 3 steps to $17.59

Rate after 3 months: $17.50 rising 3 steps to $18.57

Rate after 6 months: $17.96 rising 3 steps to $19.06

Rate after 12 months: $18.42 rising 3 steps to $19.55

Washfloor attendant

Start rate: $15.91 rising 3 steps to $16.88

Rate after 3 months: $16.78 rising 3 steps to $17.81

Rate after 6 months: $17.24 rising 3 steps to $18.30

Rate after 12 months: $17.65 rising 3 steps to $18.73

Transportation department

Driver

Start rate: $19.43 rising 3 steps to $20.62

Rate after 3 months: $20.53 rising 3 steps to $21.79

Rate after 6 months: $21.06 rising 3 steps to $22.35

Rate after 12 months: $21.60 rising 3 steps to $22.92

Maintenance department

Maintenance specialist 1

Start rate: $30.77 rising 3 steps to $32.65

Rate after 3 months: $32.22 rising 3 steps to $34.19

Rate after 12 months: $36.56 rising 3 steps to $38.80

Apprentice maintenance

Specialist 1

First year: $30.77 rising 3 steps to $32.65

Second year: $31.85 rising 3 steps to $33.80

Third year: $32.91 rising 3 steps to $34.92

Fourth year: $33.96 rising 3 steps to $36.04

Maintenance specialist

Start rate: $26.53 rising 3 steps to $28.15

Rate after 3 months: $28.02 rising 3 steps to $29.74

Rate after 6 months: $28.73 rising 3 steps to $30.49

Rate after 12 months: $29.47 rising 3 steps to $31.27

Maintenance person

Start rate: $22.66 rising 3 steps to $24.05

Rate after 3 months: $23.89 rising 3 steps to $25.35

Rate after 6 months: $24.54 rising 3 steps to $26.04

Rate after 12 months: $25.15 rising 3 steps to $26.69

Maintenance helper

Start rate: $20.98 rising 3 steps to $22.26

Rate after 3 months: $22.12 rising 3 steps to $23.47

Rate after 6 months: $22.70 rising 3 steps to $24.09

Rate after 12 months: $23.29 rising 3 steps to $24.72

Editor’s notes: Paid educational leave: Employer will pay $0.02 per hour worked per employee into fund for paid education leave. Hearing aids: Maximum $500 every 4 years. Early retirement allowance: 15 hours per year of service, maximum $5,000, for employees who reach 60 and have 20 years of service.


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