Nuna Logistics Partnership

Yellowknife, N.W.T. | (37 skilled-trades employees) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)

Nuna Logistics Partnership
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Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2023. Signed on Nov. 16, 2021.

Shift premium: $1 per hour for lead-hands. $1.45 per hour vacation travel allowance.

Paid holidays: 11 days.

Vacations with pay: 4% to start, 6% after 5 years.

Overtime: Time and one-half for work after 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week.

Meal allowance: 1 meal or $25 when employee works 3 or more hours of unscheduled overtime following end of shift.

Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

STD: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

LTD: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

AD&D: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Pension: Employer will contribute $1 per hour for each hour worked into employee’s RRSP account.

Bereavement leave: 5 days for death of spouse (including common-law partner), or child (including spouse’s child). 3 days for death of parent (including spouse of parent), brother, sister, legal guardian, mother-in-law, father-in-law, grandfather, grandmother, grandchild. Additional 2 days when employee travels outside Northwest Territories to attend funeral or memorial service. 3 consecutive workdays, without pay, to attend funeral or memorial service of any relative residing in employee’s household.

Seniority – recall rights: 12 months for continuous absence from work; 6 months for layoffs.

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

Probationary period: 520 hours.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 12 months for record of suspension or disciplinary action, including letters of reprimand or any adverse reports.

Severance: Minimum of 2 weeks’ plus 1 additional week for each year of employment after 2 years of service, maximum 8 weeks,

Safety shoes: Maximum $225 for CSA-approved safety boots once every 18 months.

Uniforms/clothing: Employer will provide safety hats, CSA-approved safety glasses with permanently affixed side guards, summer coveralls, winter coveralls and jackets, raingear, gloves.

Tool allowance: $1 per hour for mechanics and apprentices who supply own tools. $0.50 per hour for electricians and apprentices who supply own tools.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current):

Administrator site, senior: $39.34

Administrator site: $38.76

Carpenter journey-level: $43.05

Carpenter uncertified: $40.43

Driver tractor/vacuum/water: $35.16

Electrician journey-level, senior: $49.84

Engineer stationary: $41.16

Janitor: $31.60

Labourer level 1, skilled: $31.60

Labourer level 2, mid: $29.88

Labourer level 3, entry: $26.75

Mechanic journey-level: $49.84

Mechanic uncertified: $44.18

Millwright journey-level: $48.21

Operator dozer, D8 or greater: $41.40

Operator dozer, D7 or less: $38.50

Operator excavator, rough: $39.25

Operator finish: $39.59

Operator grader, rough: $38.50

Operator loader, 988 or greater: $41.40

Operator loader, 987 or less: $38.50

Operator multi-purpose: $41.40

Operator plant: $40.45

Pipefitter/plumber journey-level: $46.71

Tradesperson helper, skilled: $36.24

Welder journey-level: $43.59

Editor’s notes: Standby: 1 hour of pay at straight-time rate for each 8 hours on standby, time and one-half at straight-time rate on days of rest and holidays.

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