Provincewide, Ontario | (700 security guards) and Teamsters Locals 419, 879

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Renewal agreement: Effective May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2025. Signed on May 1, 2021.

Wage adjustments:

Effective May 1, 2021: $0.60 per hour

Effective May 1, 2022: $0.85 per hour

Effective May 1, 2023: $0.90 per hour

Effective May 1, 2024: $0.70 per hour

Shift premium: $1 per hour for employee whose scheduled shift is between 1:01 a.m. and 2:59 a.m. $1 per hour for each shift worked as trainer.

Paid holidays: 12 days, including National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, 1 floater day.

Vacations with pay: 1 day per month of employment, maximum 10 days, to start, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 5 years, 4 weeks after 10 years, 5 weeks after 18 years, 6 weeks after 25 years.

Overtime: Time and one-half for work after 8 or 10 hours per day or 40 hours per week. Time and one-half for work on sixth or seventh day or week for 5-day workweek employees; fifth, sixth or seventh for 4-day workweek employees.

Medical benefits: Employer will contribute $667 per month (previously $610 per month) to Ontario Teamsters Benefit Trust Fund Benefit Plan.

Pension: DB or DC plan, after 24 months of employment.

Bereavement leave: 3 days for death in immediate family (parents, spouse’s parents, stepparents, spouse, grandparents, spouse’s grandparents, children, brother, sister, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandchildren).

Probationary period: 1,040 hours of work.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 12 months for any adverse statements, warnings, reprimands or suspensions. If employee goes off on leave of absence or disability leave during 12-month period, discipline will be paused and time duration will resume once employee returns to work.

Severance: 4 weeks’ notice or notice under Employment Standards Act, whichever is greater; 1 week’s pay at regular non-overtime rate per year of service, maximum 26 weeks, if employee has been employed for 5 years.

Safety shoes: $200 once every 2 years (previously $175 once every 2 years), in January, for black, polishable boots or shoes, which must be CSA-approved.

Uniforms/clothing: Employer will furnish and pay for uniforms for employees as required.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after $2.45-per-hour increase):


All-off/express deposit: $32.40 rising 3 steps to $34.85

Custodian/vault/one-person service: $31.40 rising 3 steps to $33.85

Mechanic’s helper/mechanic: $31.40 rising 3 steps to $33.85

Guard/driver/ABM service: $30.30 rising 3 steps to $32.75

Coin room: $28.40 rising 3 steps to $30.85

Cash cage/turret: $26.40 rising 3 steps to $28.85

Casual CIT: $27.40 rising 3 steps to $29.85

Owen Sound

Lead-hand: $29.60 rising 3 steps to $32.05

All-off/express deposit/one-person service: $28.60 rising 3 steps to $31.05

Custodian/guard/driver/ABM service/vault: $27.60 rising 3 steps to $30.05

Editor’s notes: Standby: $60 flat-rate. Overnight stays: On operations which are overnight or out for more than 1 day, allowances will apply for second and all subsequent days: $15 for breakfast; $20 for lunch; $25 for dinner. Hearing aids: $500 every 5 consecutive years per covered person.

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