Federated Co-Operatives

Calgary (341 shipper-receivers, forklift operators, semi-drivers, truck drivers, maintenance personnel, janitors) and Teamsters, Local 987

Federated Co-Operatives
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Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2022. Ratified on Jan. 7, 2019. Signed on Jan. 7, 2019.

Shift premium: $1.10 per hour (previously $1.05 per hour) for any hours worked in shift that falls between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. $1.20 per hour for freezer premium. $0.50 per hour for yard premium. $0.75 per hour for lead-hands to be used at discretion of management (lead-hands do not have authority to hire, fire, or discipline employees).

Paid holidays: 11 days.

Vacations with pay: 3 weeks after 1 year, 4 weeks after 8years, 5 weeks after 13 years, 6weeks after 18 years.

Overtime: Time and one-half for all work after 8 or 10 hours per day or 40 hours per week. Double time after 4 hours of overtime. Double time after 12 hours per day or on seventh day of employee’s work week. May be banked, maximum 40 hours. Time and one-half (minimum 4 hours’ pay), double time after 3 hours, for all work on first day of rest.

Meal allowance: $12 (previously $11) for employee who works more than 2 hours after end of regular shift.

Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Sick leave: 1.25 days per month, after 3 months of service; credit for 3.75 days will be given after 3-month waiting period. For employees hired after Oct. 25, 2014: 1 day per month of service; credit for 3 days leave will be given after 6 months of service.

LTD: Employee pays 100% of premiums.

Bereavement leave: Employer will grant leave at its discretion for death in immediate family (spouse, mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, child, brother, sister, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, grandparents, spouse’s grandparents, mother-in-law, father-in-law, any relative living in household of employee).

Call-in pay: 4 hours at basic straight time hourly rate or for actual time worked at applicable overtime rate whichever is greater.

Probationary period: 120 working days.

Safety shoes: 75% of cost of 1 pair of safety shoes per year or $150, whichever is the lesser (previously, 50% of cost or $125).

Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 4.6% increase):

(For those hired before Jan. 7, 2019)

Food warehouse

Shipper-receiver

Start: $17.51 rising 3 steps to $18.31

After 6 months: $18.46 rising 3 steps to $19.31

After 12 months: $19.42 rising 3 steps to $20.31

After 18 months: $20.36 rising 3 steps to $21.29

After 24 months: $21.32 rising 3 steps to $22.29

After 30 months: $22.27 rising 3 steps to $23.28

After 36 months: $23.22 rising 3 steps to $24.28

After 42 months: $24.17 rising 3 steps to $25.27

After 48 months: $28.32 rising 3 vsteps to $29.61

Stock control analyst: $28.47 rising 3 steps to $29.77

Forklift operator

Start: $17.36 rising 3 steps to $18.15

After 6 months: $18.29 rising 3 steps to $19.12

After 12 months: $19.23 rising 3 steps to $20.11

After 18 months: $20.17 rising 3 steps to $21.09

After 24 months: $21.10 rising 3 steps to $22.07

After 30 months: $22.04 rising 3 steps to $23.05

After 36 months: $22.98 rising 3 steps to $24.03

After 42 months: $23.91 rising 3 steps to $25

After 48 months: $28.04 rising 3 steps to $29.32

Material handler

Start: $17.20 rising 3 steps to $17.99

After 6 months: $18.13 rising 3 steps to $18.96

After 12 months: $19.06 rising 3 steps to $19.93

After 18 months: $19.99 rising 3 steps to $20.90

After 24 months: $20.91 rising 3 steps to $21.86

After 30 months: $21.83 rising 3 steps to $22.83

After 36 months: $22.77 rising 3 steps to $23.81

After 42 months: $23.69 rising 3 steps to $24.78

After 48 months: $27.81 rising 3 steps to $29.08

Warehouse helper: $18.27 rising 3 steps to $19.10

Traffic

Semi-driver

Start: $18.22 rising 3 steps to $19.05

After 6 months: $19.11 rising 3 steps to $19.99

After 12 months: $20 rising 3 steps to $20.91

After 18 months: $20.89 rising 3 steps to $21.84

After 24 months: $21.78 rising 3 steps to $22.78

After 30 months: $22.66 rising 3 steps to $23.70

After 36 months: $23.56 rising 3 steps to $24.63

After 42 months: $24.44 rising 3 steps to $25.56

After 48 months: $28.53 rising 3 steps to $29.83

Truck driver

Start: $17.36 rising 3 steps to $18.15

After 6 months: $18.29 rising 3 steps to $19.12

After 12 months: $19.23 rising 3 steps to $20.11

After 18 months: $20.17 rising 3 steps to $21.09

After 24 months: $21.10 rising 3 steps to $22.07

After 30 months: $22.04 rising 3 steps to $23.05

After 36 months: $22.98 rising 3 steps to $24.03

After 42 months: $23.91 rising 3 steps to $25

After 48 months: $28.04 rising 3 steps to $29.32

Maintenance

Maintenance person

Start: $17.69 rising 3 steps to $18.50

After 6 months: $18.59 rising 3 steps to $19.44

After 12 months: $19.50 rising 3 steps to $20.39

After 18 months: $20.40 rising 3 steps to $21.34

After 24 months: $21.30 rising 3 steps to $22.27

After 30 months: $22.21 rising 3 steps to $23.22

After 36 months: $23.11 rising 3 steps to $24.17

After 42 months: $24.01 rising 3 steps to $25.11

After 48 months: $28.12 rising 3 steps to $29.40

Janitor

Start: $16.31 rising 3 steps to $17.05

After 6 months: $16.99 rising 3 steps to $17.76

After 12 months: $17.67 rising 3 steps to $18.48

After 18 months: $18.35 rising 3 steps to $19.19

After 24 months: $19.03 rising 3 steps to $19.90

After 30 months: $19.70 rising 3 steps to $20.60

After 36 months: $20.38 rising 3 steps to $21.32

After 42 months: $21.06 rising 3 steps to $22.03

After 48 months: $24.94 rising 3 steps to $26.08

Editor’s notes: Emergency shift change: When employee’s shift is changed due to emergency, employee will have 1 day of rest before commencing newly-assigned shift. If not possible, employee will receive pay at time and one-half for first 3 hours worked on that day, double time thereafter.


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