Humber River Hospital

Toronto (1,630 nurses) and the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA)

Humber River Hospital
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Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2020 to June 7, 2021. Ratified in June 2020. Signed on June 23, 2020.

Wage adjustments:

Effective April 1, 2020: 1%

Effective April 1, 2021: 1%

Shift premium: $2.80 per hour for each hour worked between 11:30 p.m. Friday and 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Premium for all hours worked on fourth consecutive and subsequent weekends until weekend is scheduled off. $2.25 per hour for each hour worked on evening shift. $2.65 for each hour worked on night shift.

Paid holidays: 12 days. Employee will receive at least 5 consecutive days off over Christmas: Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 26 or New Year’s, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

Vacations with pay: 1.25 days per month to start, 3 weeks after 1 years, 4 weeks after 3 years, 5 weeks after 11 years, 7 weeks after 25 years. Employees will receive at least 5 consecutive days off over either Christmas or New Year’s.

Overtime: Time and one-half for hours worked beyond 9.375 in 24-hour period or 75 hours in 2-week period, for nurses on 10-hour tours. Time and one-half for work on scheduled day off.

Meal allowance: Hot meal or $6 if employer is unable to provide hot meal for nurse who works second consecutive full tour; one-half hour paid meal period and hot meal or $6 if employer is unable to provide hot meal for other nurses required to work more than 2 hours of overtime on same day they have worked full tour.

Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for Ontario Health Insurance Plan, Liberty Health Semi-Private Plan (which is comparable to Blue Cross Plan).

Vision: Employer pays 100% of premiums. $450 every 24 months with ability to use coverage for laser surgery). 1 eye exam per insured person every 24 months.

Paramedical: Maximum $400 per insured person per year for chiropractic, massage therapy, physiotherapy for each service. Coverage for mental health services by psychologist, registered psychotherapist, social workers for total of $800 per year.

Sick leave: 1.5 days per month of service, maximum of 138 days. Employee who leaves employer for any reason after 5 years of employment will be entitled to refund of 25% accumulated credits, maximum 36 days; employee who leaves employer for any reason after 10 years of employment, will be entitled to refund of 50% of accumulated credits, maximum 45 days (for Church site).

LTD: Employer pays 75% of premiums, employee pays 25% of premiums.

Bereavement leave: 4 days for death in immediate family (brother, sister, spouse, son, daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandparent, grandparent of spouse, grandchild). 1 day to attend funeral of aunt, uncle, niece, nephew.

Seniority – recall rights: 36 calendar months for layoffs; 18 months for pregnancy or parental leave.

Probationary period: 70 tours worked from date of last hire (525 hours of work for nurses whose regular hours of work are other than standard workday).

Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 1% increase):

Registered nurse (start): $33.56 rising 1 step to $33.90

Registered nurse (4 years): $37.67 rising 1 step to $38.05

Registered nurse (8 years): $47.22 rising 1 step to $47.69

Registered nurse (25 years): $48.05 rising 1 step to $48.53

Graduate nurse – temporary provisional nurse (start): $29.74 rising 1 step to $30.04

Graduate nurse – temporary provisional nurse (4 years): $34.15 rising 1 step to $34.49

Graduate nurse – temporary provisional nurse (8 years): $39.77 rising 1 step to $40.16

Graduate nurse – temporary provisional nurse (25 years): $40.43 rising 1 step to $40.84

Nurse clinician (start): $36.77 rising 1 step to $37.14

Nurse clinician (4 years): $41 rising 1 step to $41.41

Nurse clinician (8 years): $47.84 rising 1 step to $48.32

Nurse clinician (25 years): $51.50 rising 1 step to $52.02

Diabetic educator (start): $32.65 rising 1 step to $32.98

Diabetic educator (4 years): $38.26 rising 1 step to $38.64

Diabetic educator (8 years): $47.86 rising 1 step to $48.33

Diabetic educator (25 years): $48.73 rising 1 step to $49.21

Clinical instructor (start): $48.69 rising 1 step to $49.18

Clinical instructor (4 years): $51.11 rising 1 step to $51.63

Clinical instructor (8 years): $51.24 rising 1 step to $51.75

Clinical instructor (25 years): $52.14 rising 1 step to $52.66

Infection-control practitioner/discharge care coordinator/clinical trials RN (start): $34.45 rising 1 step to $34.80

Infection-control practitioner/discharge care coordinator/clinical trials RN (4 years): $40.75 rising 1 step to $41.16

Infection-control practitioner/discharge care coordinator/clinical trials RN (8 years): $48.16 rising 1 step to $48.64

Infection-control practitioner, discharge care coordinator/clinical trials RN (25 years): $48.99 rising 1 step to $49.48

GEM nurse (start): $48.70 rising 1 step to $49.19

GEM nurse (4 years): $51.81 rising 1 step to $52.33

GEM nurse (8 years): $55.98 rising 1 step to $56.53

GEM nurse (25 years): $57.10 rising 1 step to $57.67

Advance practice nurse (start): $50.21 rising 1 step to $50.72

Advance practice nurse (4 years): $55.15 rising 1 step to $55.71

Advance practice nurse (8 years): $61.48 rising 1 step to $62.09

Advance practice nurse (25 years): $62.73 rising 1 step to $63.35

Nurse practitioner (start): $52.85 rising 1 step to $53.39

Nurse practitioner (4 years): $58.35 rising 1 step to $58.94

Nurse practitioner (8 years): $64.61 rising 1 step to $65.26

Nurse practitioner (25 years): $65.91 rising 1 step to $66.57

Editor’s notes: Weekends: Full-time employees scheduled every other weekend off. Part-time employees scheduled 2 weekends off in 4. Standby: $3.45 per hour for period of standby scheduled by hospital; $5.05 per hour for hours of paid holiday.

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