Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Provincewide, Newfoundland and Labrador (1,100 maintenance, operational employees) and the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE)

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Renewal agreement: Effective March 31, 2018 to March 31, 2020. Signed on March 31, 2018.

Wage adjustments:

Effective April 1, 2018: 0%

Effective April 1, 2019: 0%

Shift premium: $2.30 per hour for each hour worked between 4 p.m. and 8 a.m. other than employees whose shifts times begin and end between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. $2.55 per hour for each hour worked by employee between 12:01 p.m. Saturday and midnight Sunday.

Paid holidays: 13 days, plus 1 additional day in each year as civic holiday, which will be selected by majority of employees in area.

Vacations with pay: 15 days to start, 20 days after 10 years, 25 days after 25 years. Time may be carried forward to following year: 20 days if employee is eligible for 15 or 20 days per year; 25 days if employee is eligible for 25 days per year.

Overtime: Time and one-half for all hours worked in excess of scheduled work week or work day.

Medical benefits: Employer pays 50% of premiums, employee pays 50% of premiums.

Sick leave: Amount obtained by multiplying employee’s total months of service by 2 and subtracting number of working days of sick leave previously awarded, provided that maximum number that may be awarded to employee during any period of 240 months of service will not exceed 480 days in aggregate. For employees hired after May 4, 2004, amount obtained by multiplying employee’s total months of service by 1 and subtracting number of working days of sick leave previously awarded, provided that maximum number that may be awarded to employee during any period of 240 months of service will not exceed 240 days in aggregate.

Bereavement leave: 3 days for death of mother, father, legal guardian, brother, sister, child, spouse (including common-law, same-sex), grandmother, grandfather, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, near relative living in same household (4 days if death occurs outside province). 1 day for death of son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in- law, sister-in-law. 2 additional days where extraordinary circumstances prevail.

Seniority – recall rights: 2 years for employee who accepts alternate employment with employer, as result of position being abolished; 24 months for employees who have been out of service of employer or who has been appointed to management position.

Call-in pay: Minimum of 3 hours’ at applicable overtime rate. Employee will be paid cost of transportation to and from place of work at appropriate kilometre rate, maximum 20 kilometres each way, for each call-in.

Probationary period: 6 months.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 2 years.

Severance: Pay equal to amount obtained by multiplying number of completed years of employment by weekly salary, maximum 20 weeks’ pay.

Safety shoes: $100 every 12 months for employees who are required to wear safety boots.

Uniforms/clothing: Employer will provide all protective clothing, safety hats, other safety equipment, such as goggles, aprons, gloves. For employees required to wear uniforms (watchpersons, security guards, building security control technicians, radio-maintenance technicians, chauffeurs, weigh-scale inspectors, maintenance repairers) employer will supply all needed items. Employer will pay $40 per year for coveralls for heavy-equipment technicians, automotive technicians, welders, machinists, carpenters, apprentices, automotive service repairers, equipment operators, storekeepers, automotive body repairers, gardeners, labourers, stock handlers, plumbers, painters/plasterers, electricians.

Tool allowance: $150 per year, payable on biweekly basis, for heavy-equipment technicians, automotive technicians, automotive body repairers, carpenters 1, carpenters 2, electricians 1, electricians 2, machinists, plumbers 1, plumbers 2, trades helpers, welders, who provide own tools.

Mileage: $0.315 per kilometre for employees who use own cars while travelling on business.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current):

CG-08

Step 1: $16.41

Step 2: $16.95

Step 3: $17.48

CG-09

Step 1: $16.55

Step 2: $17.09

Step 3: $17.58

CG-10

Step 1: $16.67

Step 2: $17.18

Step 3: $17.73

CG-11

Step 1: $16.76

Step 2: $17.32

Step 3: $17.88

CG-12

Step 1: $16.94

Step 2: $17.50

Step 3: $18.01

CG-13

Step 1: $17.09

Step 2: $17.65

Step 3: $18.24

CG-14

Step 1: $17.25

Step 2: $17.85

Step 3: $18.45

CG-15

Step 1: $17.48

Step 2: $18.08

Step 3: $18.69

CG-20

Step 1: $18.88

Step 2: $19.68

Step 3: $20.48

CG-21

Step 1: $19.22

Step 2: $20.06

Step 3: $20.94

CG-22

Step 1: $19.58

Step 2: $20.49

Step 3: $21.47

CG-23

Step 1: $19.98

Step 2: $20.95

Step 3: $21.95

CG-24

Step 1: $20.71

Step 2: $21.75

Step 3: $22.81

CG-25

Step 1: $21.53

Step 2: $22.62

Step 3: $23.74

CG-31

Step 1: $26.14

Step 2: $27.56

Step 3: $29.04

CG-32

Step 1: $26.97

Step 2: $28.48

Step 3: $29.98

CG-33

Step 1: $27.85

Step 2: $29.39

Step 3: $30.98

CG-34

Step 1: $28.78

Step 2: $30.41

Step 3: $32.06

CG-35

Step 1: $29.83

Step 2: $31.57

Step 3: $33.28

CG-40

Step 1: $35.47

Step 2: $37.61

Step 3: $39.69

CG-41

Step 1: $36.32

Step 2: $39.58

Step 3: $42.83

CG-42

Step 1: $37.26

Step 2: $40.57

Step 3: $43.91

CG-43

Step 1: $38.67

Step 2: $42.12

Step 3: $45.59

CG-44

Step 1: $40.06

Step 2: $43.69

Step 3: $47.26

CG-45

Step 1: $41.47

Step 2: $45.26

Step 3: $48.98

CG-46

Step 1: $43.25

Step 2: $47.20

Step 3: $51.12

Editor’s notes: Standby: $20.40 per shift for each 8-hour shift; $30.60 per shift for each 12-hour shift; $22.60 per shift for each 8-hour shift on statutory holiday; $33.90 per shift for each 12-hour shift on statutory holiday. Travel meals: $43.70 for travel on island and Labrador ($8 for breakfast; $14 for lunch; $21.70 for dinner). $50.20 for travel outside province and in U.S. ($10.15 for breakfast; $16.40 for lunch; $23.65 for dinner). $55.20 for all other travel ($11.25 for breakfast; $17.95 for lunch; $26 for dinner). $5 per night for incidentals. $25 per night for employees who provide own accommodations while travelling on business. $3 plus HST per day for plug-ins for equipment. Personal loss: Maximum $1,000 when employee, in performance of duty, suffers any personal loss, and where loss was not due to employee’s negligence, employer may compensate employee.


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