IMP Group Aerospace Division, Comox

Comox, B.C. (41 production employees) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), Local 1018

IMP Group Aerospace Division, Comox
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Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2023. Signed on Jan. 29, 2021.

Wage adjustments:

Effective July 1, 2019: 2%

Effective July 1, 2020: 2%

Effective July 1, 2021: 2.25%

Effective Jan. 1, 2022: 2.25%

Shift premium: Time and one-half for work performed on first changed shift if employee is given less than 7 days’ advance notice of shift changes. $2.76 per hour (previously $2.70 per hour) for employees who are given ARA authorization; employees who are given MRA designation in 2 or more of AVN, ACS, AVS trades; employees filling deputy crew chief position on acting basis. Effective Jan. 1, 2022: $2.82 per hour. $25 per day for employees who accompany Cormorant flight with aircraft crew as part of job classification duties or who are passenger on DND aircraft in support of deployed operations for MOB. $20 per day to each employee who is assigned to fuel tank team to perform actual tasks inside fuel tanks (premium will only be paid to employees working inside tank). $40 per day for incidentals for each Saturday, Sunday, statutory holiday that employee was not actively working but remained deployed including travel for employee who remains at another IMP base of operation.

Paid holidays: 11 days plus 1 floating holiday per year after 1 year of seniority.

Vacations with pay: 2 weeks to start, 3 weeks after 3 years, 4 weeks after 8 years, 5 weeks after 20 years.

Overtime: Time and one-half for work in excess of scheduled hours of work; double time after 12 hours of work in 24-hour period; double time for work after 8 hours worked on employee’s first day of rest and for all hours worked on second or subsequent days of rest. Time may be banked and taken as time off, maximum 100 hours in bank. Employees may carry over maximum 80 hours from 1 fiscal year to another.

Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for benefit plan B.

Dental: Employer pays 50% of premiums, employee pays 50% of premiums. Maximum $1,500 per year for basic and major services combined.

Paramedical: $1,500 or $800 per year based on employee preference.

Sick leave: Maximum 6 sick days per fiscal year.

Life insurance: Coverage of 1 or 2 time annual earnings based on employee preference.

Bereavement leave: 5 days for death of spouse, common-law spouse, child. 3 days for death in immediate family (father, stepfather, mother, stepmother, brother, stepbrother, sister, stepsister, spouse, child, stepchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchild, grandparent, any relative of employee residing in employee’s household). 2 additional unpaid days may be requested and will be approved where travel is required greater than 500 kilometres. 1 day for death of aunt, uncle, niece, nephew.

Seniority – recall rights: 6 months to start; 12 months after 1 year of service; 18 months after 3 years of service.

Call-in pay: Greater of compensation for all hours worked at appropriate overtime rate or compensation equivalent to 4 hours of pay at straight-time rate.

Probationary period: 3 months from day employee is first hired (period will be extended for equivalent period by any absence from worksite of 1 week or more; absence from worksite will include any period of time employee is on type training).

Discipline: Sunset clause is 18 months for any document or written statement related to disciplinary actions.

Severance: 1 week of pay for each year of service.

Safety shoes: $170 (previously $100 every 12 months) for CSA-approved safety boots on initial hire and then every 18 months.

Uniforms/clothing: Employer will provide and pay for all reasonable protective devices, clothing, other equipment necessary to properly protect employees from injury and unhealthy conditions in performance of work.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 8.8% increase):

Apprentice technician

Level

A: $25.26 rising 4 steps to $27.48

B: $24.36 rising 4 steps to $26.50

C: $23.48 rising 4 steps to $25.54

D: $22.57 rising 4 steps to $24.55

E: $21.66 rising 4 steps to $23.56

F: $20.76 rising 4 steps to $22.59

G: $19.86 rising 4 steps to $21.62

H: $18.96 rising 4 steps to $20.62

I: $18.05 rising 4 steps to $19.63

CSH technician AVN/AVS/ACS

After MRA authorization A: $30.72 rising 4 steps to $33.42

After 12 months B: $30.07 rising 4 steps to $32.70

After 6 months C: $29.33 rising 4 steps to $31.91

Date of hire D: $28.60 rising 4 steps to $31.10

Crew chief: $38.52 rising 4 steps to $41.90

Deputy crew chief: $32.77 rising 4 steps to $35.65

Maintenance planner

After 12 months A: $27.86 rising 4 steps to $30.31

After 6 months B: $27.05 rising 4 steps to $29.42

Date of hire C: $26.20 rising 4 steps to $28.49

Senior maintenance planner

After 12 months A: $30.36 rising 4 steps to $33.03

After 6 months B: $28.67 rising 4 steps to $31.18

Date of hire C: $27.88 rising 4 steps to $30.33

Stores person

After 12 months A: $25.06 rising 4 steps to $27.26

After 6 months B: $24.53 rising 4 steps to $26.68

Date of hire C: $23.77 rising 4 steps to $25.87

Senior stores person

After 12 months A: $26.53 rising 4 steps to $28.85

After 6 months B: $26.03 rising 4 steps to $28.31

Date of hire C: $25.28 rising 4 steps to $27.51

Administrative assistant

After 12 months A: $19.89 rising 4 steps to $21.65

After 6 months B: $19.66 rising 4 steps to $21.38

Date of hire C: $19.51 rising 4 steps to $21.23

CPT/FCE support supervisor: $41.64 rising 4 steps to $45.29

CPT/FCE support technician: $36.34 rising 4 steps to $39.53

Editor’s notes: Birth of child: Employer will grant employee leave, with pay, for 1 working day after birth of child into employee’s family. Standby: Employee will be given 1 day off in week following week when employee was on standby and $15 per shift on standby. Travel time: Employee will be paid straight-time rates for all time spent traveling when employees travel on any day including Saturdays, Sundays, statutory holidays.

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