Ontario Painting Contractors Association

Provincewide, Ontario (860 construction workers) and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT)

Ontario Painting Contractors Association
Click here to view the original collective agreement.

Renewal agreement: Effective May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2022. Signed on Oct. 25, 2019.

Shift premium: 1 additional hour per shift will be paid for all shifts that begin before 5 a.m. or after 3:30 p.m. and hours worked on shift will be paid at regular hourly rate. $0.50 per hour for swing stage men, paperhangers, fabric hangers, signwriters. $1 per hour for sub-foremen, spray men, sandblasters. $2 per hour for foremen. $0.50 per hour for all work on swing stage, bosun chair, interior and exterior, exterior work on scaffolding and ladders that are 50 feet or higher; $1 per hour for those that are 150 feet or higher.

Paid holidays: Employer will pay 6% of gross pay. 10 days.

Vacations with pay: Employer will pay 4% of gross pay.

Overtime: Time and one-half for all overtime performed between Monday and Sunday inclusive; double time after 3 hours of overtime or work on Sunday or statutory holiday. Double time for work in fair wage areas.

Meal allowance: $15 to each employee when working beyond 12-hour shift.

Medical benefits: Employer will contribute $3.58 per hour (previously $3.48 per hour) to welfare trust fund.

Pension: Employer will contribute $6.15 per hour (previously $6 per hour) to pension plan trust fund.

Mileage: $0.20 per kilometre for all work performed between 51-kilometre and 120-kilometre radius from city hall; $0.55 per kilometre for transportation beyond 50 kilometres. $0.55 per kilometre when employee uses own vehicle for employer use and employer will carry non-owner insurance for such employee.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current):

Commercial: $36.69

Industrial: $38.87

Commercial (counties of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Leeds and Grenville south side of highway 43): $29.31

Industrial (counties of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Leeds and Grenville south side of highway 43): $33.28

Commercial (counties of Renfrew, Lanark, Ottawa-Carleton (R.M.), Prescott and Russell, except that portion west of line drawn beginning at Town of Smiths Falls (to north) and running south-easterly to Town of Brockville (to south): $29.31

Industrial (counties of Renfrew, Lanark, Ottawa-Carleton (R.M.), Prescott and Russell, except that portion west of line drawn beginning at Town of Smiths Falls (to north) and running south-easterly to Town of Brockville (to south): $33.28

Commercial (Niagara (R.M.) part east of line commencing on shore of Lake Ontario at boundary of town of Grimsby and town of Lincoln and running south-easterly on line towards Evans Point on short of Lake Erie): $31.55

Industrial (Niagara (R.M.) part east of line commencing on shore of Lake Ontario at boundary of town of Grimsby and town of Lincoln and running south-easterly on line towards Evans Point on short of Lake Erie): $37.05

Commercial (counties of Essex and Kent): $29.86

Industrial (counties of Essex and Kent): $33.86

Editor’s notes: Daily parking allowance: $12 in Toronto between city zones of Queens Quay north to Eglington Ave., west to Dufferin Ave., east to Don Valley Parkway and transportation cost to Toronto Island. Room, board allowance: $85 daily or up to $595 weekly for employees working on job who maintain temporary living quarters away from permanent residence ($35 per day for board, (meals) when employer provides room). Wraparound: $0.20 per kilometre to and from out-of-town jobs on once per month basis. finishing trades trust fund: Employer will contribute $0.47 to finishing trades trust fund.

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