British Columbia | (32,000 credit union employees) and the Movement of United Professionals MoveUp, Local 378 and Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE), Local 378
Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2023. Signed on Sept. 28, 2019.
Effective July 2019: 1.75%
Effective July 2020: 2.25%
Effective July 2021: 2.5%
Effective July 2022: 2.5%
Paid holidays: 12 days.
Vacations with pay: 1.25 days per month, maximum 15 days, to start, 16 days after 2 years, 1 additional day per year, maximum 30 days, for each year worked after 3 years. After 10 years of service, employee will receive 5 additional days of supplementary vacation after 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 years of service. Employees who will earn 3 weeks’ vacation will be entitled to bank 5 days, which must be taken in following year; employees having accrued 4 or more weeks’ vacation will be entitled to bank 10 days, which must be taken in following year.
Overtime: Time and one-half for first 2 hours worked after regular day shift; double time thereafter. Time and one-half for first 2 hours worked employee’s scheduled day off; double time thereafter. Double time for work on Sunday.
Meal allowance: Employer will provide 1 meal, acceptable to employee, for employee who works overtime beyond regular shift after 2 hours of overtime.
Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums.
Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums.
Vision: $300 per year.
STD: Employer pays 100% of premiums.
LTD: Employer pays 100% of premiums.
AD&D: Employer pays 100% of premiums.
Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums.
Pension: All regular employees will become entitled to participate in group RRSP after 1 year’s service. Employer will contribute 10.5% (previously 10.25%).
Bereavement leave: 5 days for death in immediate family (father, mother, stepparent, fiancé, spouse, son, daughter, sister, brother, mother-in-law, father-in-law, grandchild). 1 day to attend funeral as pallbearer or mourner.
Seniority – recall rights: 18 months for employee who temporarily leaves bargaining unit to fill position with employer that is excluded from bargaining unit.
Call-in pay: Paid at applicable overtime premium for minimum 2 hours or for time worked, whichever is greater. Travel time to and from employee’s residence will be considered time worked.
Probationary period: 120 days worked.
Severance: 2 weeks’ pay for each year of service, minimum 2 weeks, maximum 32 weeks, after 1 year of service.
Sample rates of annual pay (current):
Member services partner
12 months: $43,041.26
24 months: $47,385.82
12 months: $42,116.61
24 months: $46,654.42
36 months: $49,009.28
48 months: $52,475.27
Credit services partner
12 months: $46,654.42
24 months: $49,009.28
36 months: $53,674.05
48 months: $57,140.04
Sr. money advisor
12 months: $52,240.46
24 months: $54,844.73
36 months: $57,988.28
48 months: $61,001.51
Editor’s notes: Care days: Employees will accrue 1 care day for each month of accrued service per year (Jan. 1 to Dec. 31). Employee loans: After 1 years’ service, employees will be entitled to lower interest loans. Products and services: Employees will be allowed 1 account either personal or joint (non-business use) per employee at no charge to employee. Employees will be allowed 1 small safety deposit box or 50% off of any other larger box, availability permitting. Employees will be entitled to purchase up to US $10,000 per year at employer’s cost (includes cash, money orders, travellers’ cheques).