NACC Shipping Canada

Provincewide, Quebec (4 officers) and Canadian Marine Mates and Engineers Union

Renewal agreement: Effective May 1, 2017, to April 30, 2022. Signed on May 7, 2017.
Paid holidays: 9 days. 
Vacations with pay: 6% pay. 
Overtime: Time and one-half for all hours worked after 84 hours per week. 
Pension: NACC Shipping Canada Ltd. Defined Contribution Plan. Employer, employee will contribute 7% of wages per hour, maximum 12 hours per day. 
Bereavement leave: 10 days for death in immediate family (spouse, children, parents). 5 days for death of brother, sister, parents-in-law, grandparents, grandchildren.
Seniority – recall rights: 24 months. 
Probationary period: 120 days. 
Discipline: Sunset clause is 24 months.
Safety shoes: $150 per year for safety footwear.
Uniforms/clothing: Employer will supply 1 pair of coveralls to each new officer and thereafter 2 additional pairs of coveralls. Replacements issued maximum 3 times per year. Employee will have option of selecting insulated pair of coveralls or winter parka.
Mileage: $0.46 per kilometre.
Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 2% increase):
First mate/second engineer: $47.05 rising 4 steps to $49.93
Second mate/third engineer: $40.60 rising 4 steps to $43.09
Editor’s notes: Hiring hall: Employer will provide $6,000 per year. Transportation costs: Each officer will be eligible for travel allowance of maximum $550 per trip for travel to or from vessel to cover cost of airfare, excess baggage, meals, ground transportation or mileage from home to ship and from ship to home. Maximum $18 per meal, $110 per overnight accommodation. Effective March 1, 2019: $555. Effective March 1, 2021: $560. Marine disaster: When officer suffers loss of clothing or other personal effects because of marine disasters or shipwreck, fire or flood, officer will be compensated maximum $3,500. School plan: When officer obtains certification upgrade, officer will receive: watch-keeping to first mate: $5,000; first mate to master: $5,000; master to master mariner: $5,000; third engineer to second engineer (A&B): $5,000; second engineer to first engineer (A&B): $6,500. Pilotage: When navigation officer is in charge of vessel between Tibbetts Point and St. Lambert Lock, a payment of $795 will be made.

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