Government of Canada

Multiprovince (4,270 financial management employees) and Association of Canadian Financial Officers (ACFO)

Renewal agreement: Effective April 13, 2017, to Nov. 6, 2018. Signed on April 13, 2017.
Wage adjustments: 
Effective Nov. 7, 2016: 1.25%
Effective Nov. 7, 2017: 1.25%
Paid holidays: 11 days. 
Vacations with pay: 9.375 hours per month to start, 12.5 hours per month after 5 years, 13.75 hours per month after 16 years, 14.375 hours per month after 17 years, 15.625 hours per month after 18 years, 16.875 hours per month after 27 years, 18.75 hours per month after 28 years. 
Overtime: Time and one-half for all hours worked after regular hours. Double time if overtime is on 2 consecutive off-days. Double time after first 7.5 hours of overtime.
Meal allowance: $10.50 when working more than 3 hours of overtime, except where meal is provided. $10.50 for subsequent 4 hours.
Sick leave: 9.375 hours per month 
Bereavement leave: 5 days for death in immediate family (father, mother, stepfather, stepmother, foster-parent, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, spouse, common-law partner, child, child of common-law partner, foster-child, stepchild, ward, grandchild, grandparent, father-in-law, mother-in-law, relative residing in employee’s household). 1 day for death of son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandparent of spouse. 3 additional days for travel. 
Call-in pay: Minimum 3 hours’ pay at overtime rate.
Discipline: Sunset clause is 2 years.
Sample rates of annual pay (current, after increase):
Effective Nov. 7, 2016
Fl development: $28,597 rising 1 step to $52,574
Fl-1: $54,019 rising 4 steps to $68,525
Fl-2: $65,754 rising 4 steps to $81,385
Fl-3: $84,063 rising 4 steps to $98,225
Fl-4: $94,760 rising 4 steps to $110,853
Effective Nov. 7, 2017
Fl development: $28,954 rising 1 step to $53,231
Fl-1: $54,694 rising 4 steps to $69,382
Fl-2: $66,576 rising 4 steps to $82,402
Fl-3: $85,114 rising 4 steps to $99,453
Fl-4: $95,945 rising 4 steps to $112,239
Editor’s notes: Standby pay: 1 half hour for each 4-hour period. Correctional service specific duty allowance: $2,000 per year for those who perform duties specific to Correctional Service of Canada (custody of inmates) within penitentiaries. Professional allowance: Employer will reimburse employee’s annual membership fees paid to: Institute of Chartered Accountants, Society of Management Accountants, Association of Certified General Accountants or Chartered Professional Accountants. Joint training fund: $1 million per year for training and development initiatives.

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