Landmark Transport/Landmark Cartage Services/Landmark Logistics

Provincewide, British Columbia (87 drivers, owner-operators) and Unifor, Local 114

Landmark Transport/Landmark  Cartage Services/Landmark Logistics
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Renewal agreement: Effective July 15, 2018 to July 14, 2021. Signed on May 1, 2019.

Shift premium: 10% for local hourly work on weekends. $10 for use of tarps in-town (5-ton trucks only). $10 per hour for Hiab crane.

Paid holidays: 11 days.

Medical benefits: Owner-operators pay 100% of premiums. Employer will cover all employees (after 90 days from start date) in health and welfare plan and abide by conditions of Unifor Benefit Trust, administered by Bilsland Griffith Benefit Administrators.

Dental: 100% reimbursement of fees for basic services. 80% reimbursement for member, spouse, eligible dependent children older than 18, (100% for dependent children younger than 19) for major services. 50% reimbursement for all eligible persons for orthodontic services.

Vision: $200 per person in any 24-month period for prescription eyeglasses, prescription contact lenses. $50 in any 24-month period for eye examination by licensed optometrist.

Paramedical: $30 per visit, maximum $350 per person, $750 per family per calendar year (testing fees, X-rays and medication excluded) for naturopath/physiotherapist/massage therapist/speech therapist. Maximum benefit of $150 per person per calendar year for acupuncturist. $10,000 per year for registered nurse when referred (must not be relative or residing with employee).

Weekly indemnity: Coverage of 75% of pre-disability earnings, maximum $435 per week.

LTD: Flat monthly benefit of $1,000.

AD&D: Coverage of $60,000.

Life insurance: Coverage of $50,000.

Seniority – recall rights: 1 year; 18 months after 5 years of seniority; 120 days when owner-operator requests layoff or leave of absence.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 3.5% increase):

City cartage/local owner-operators

TT-owner operator (common rates)

Nippon Express/Argus Plus/Canada Cartage/Overland: $55.41 rising 2 steps to $57.37

TT-owner operator (speciality rates)

TT-Cascades (Norampac) $50.24 rising 2 steps to $52.02

TT- Canadian Freightways/Fed Ex $49.75 rising 2 steps to $51.50

TT-Kruger $49.18 rising 2 steps to $50.91

TT-London Drugs $47.51 rising 2 steps to $49.19

TT-City Transfer $52.27 rising 2 steps to $54.12

Crown Packaging, WCX and Reimer $54.69 rising 2 steps to $56.62

Clarke Freightways/Fed Ex $52.19 rising 2 steps to $54.03

5-ton owner operator-rates

City Transfer: $43.33 rising 2 steps to $44.86

PCX: $43.44 rising 2 steps to $44.98

Canada Cartage: $42.81 rising 2 steps to $44.32

Hercules: $43.33 rising 2 steps to $44.86

Reimer: $41.55 rising 2 steps to $43.02

Roseneau: $40.93 rising 2 steps to $42.37

Manitoulin: $40.30 rising 2 steps to $41.72

Kindersly: $39.67 rising 2 steps to $41.07

Argus: $43.33 rising 2 steps to $44.86

Interpast: $39.47 rising 2 steps to $40.87

Crown: $41.80 rising 2 steps to $43.27

Boxmaster: $41.80 rising 2 steps to $43.27

Sligan: $41.57 rising 2 steps to $43.04

CPAC: $42.83 rising 2 steps to $44.35

Overland West: $42.83 rising 2 steps to $44.35

Consolidated Fast Freight: $38.89 rising 2 steps to $40.27

WCX: $38.89 rising 2 steps to $40.27

Cascades Norampac: $41.90 rising 2 steps to $43.38

London Drugs: $39.12 rising 2 steps to $40.50

Canadian Freightways (Norampac): $41.21 rising 2 steps to $42.66

Sample rates of per-mile pay (current, after 6.25% increase):

Highway/linehaul owner-operators: $1.60 (plus highway fuel surcharge) rising 2 steps to $1.70 (plus highway fuel surcharge)

Editor’s notes: Border-crossing permit: Employer will pay yearly cost of U.S. border-crossing permit for owner-operator. Employer will also pay cost of all single-trip border-crossing permits should yearly permit not be required by owner-operator. Special funds: Employer will contribute $8.40 per month for each owner-operator to Unifor paid education leave, social justice fund and Local 114 safety fund ($3.15 for paid education leave; $2.10 for social justice fund; $3.15 for Local 114 safety fund). Custom-made orthopaedic shoes: Maximum $150 per pair per person, maximum 2 pairs per year (when prescribed by physician). CPAP machine: Maximum $1,600 in any consecutive 36-month period (when prescribed by physician). CPAP masks, equipment, hoses and fittings once every 12 months (filters excluded). Hearing aids: Maximum $500 for each ear during any 36-month period. Treatment for substance abuse: Plan will pay 100% of treatment fees in residential treatment centre, licensed by B.C. or Yukon territory at normal cost for such treatment as recognized by those governments, maximum benefit of $1,500.

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