Prairie South School Division No. 210

Moose Jaw, Sask. (520 workers, business, finance and administration occupations) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CLC)

Renewal agreement: Effective Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31, 2017. Signed on Feb. 6, 2015.
Wage adjustments: 
Effective Sept. 1, 2014: 2%
Effective Sept. 1, 2015: 2.2%
Effective Sept. 1, 2016: 2.5%
Shift premium: $6.44 per hour for afternoon shift on weekdays and weekends. $7.62 per hour for night shift. $12.83 per hour for weekend afternoon shift.
Paid holidays: 12 days for 12-month employees, 10 days for 10-month employees.
Vacations with pay: 3 weeks to start, 4 weeks after 5 years, 5 weeks after 15 years, 6 weeks after 20 years. Up to 5 days can be carried over to following year.
Overtime: Time and one-half for first 3 hours in excess of 8 hours of worked in one day, double time for all hours after that. Facility operators paid 1 hour of overtime for each daily boiler/facility check on weekends and public holidays. Overtime can be banked up to 40 hours of lieu time. Minimum 2 overtime hours for required call-backs.
Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for extended health plan, family assistance plan.
Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums for dental plan.
Vision: Employer pays 100% of premiums for vision plan.
Sick leave: 1.67 days for every month in which there is a pay period for the employee. Can be accumulated up to 180 days.
LTD: Employees pay 100% of premiums.
AD&D: Employees pay 100% of premiums.
Life insurance: Employees pay 100% of premiums for group life insurance plan.
Pension: All employees participate in Municipal Employees’ Pension Plan.
Bereavement leave: Up to 5 working days for death of immediate family member or spouse’s immediate family member (spouse, common-law spouse, recognized partner, same-sex partner, child, stepchild, sister, brother, mother, father, grandchildren, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandparents, spouse’s grandchildren, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, aboriginal elder). Additional 5 days paid of unpaid may be granted. Leave may be granted in instances other than immediate family. Up to 1 paid day to act as pallbearer or eulogist.
Seniority – recall rights: 2 consecutive years.
Probationary period: 60 cumulative working days, with the option of extending up to an additional 40 working days upon mutual agreement of the parties. Trial period of 20 working days after which employee will be declared permanent. Can be extended up to 20 additional working days.
Discipline: Sunset clause is 24 months.
Severance: 1 week’s notice with less than 1 year of employment, 2 weeks’ notice after 1 year of employment, 4 weeks’ notice after 3 years of employment, 6 weeks’ notice after 5 years of employment, 8 weeks’ notice after 10 years of employment.
Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after increase): 
Accounting clerk: $20.64 rising 4 steps to $25.70
Administrative assistant, educational assistant, library technician, speech language pathology assistant: $18.11 rising 4 steps to $21.54
Concession worker: $16.45 rising 3 steps to $18.63
Delivery stores clerk: $18.11 rising 3 steps to $19.98
Education assistant 2, library supervisor, SIRS helpdesk technician: $19.40 rising 4 steps $23.87
Facility operator: $18.78 rising 3 steps to $20.88
Handyman: $23.03 rising in 2 steps to $24.34
Journeyperson carpenter: $29.43 rising in 2 steps to $30.90
Journeyperson painter: $25.18 rising in 2 steps $26.49
Library associate: $16.25 rising 4 steps to $20.26
Library supervisor: $19.40 rising 4 steps to $23.87
Maintenance worker, painter helper: $18.78 rising 3 steps to $20.88
School assistance: $16.23 rising 3 steps to $16.89
Social worker: $39.17 rising in 5 steps to $47.81
Student: $13.52 rising 3 steps to $16.80
Sample rates of hourly pay (current): 
Head facility operator (more than 2 full-time employees): $21.73
Head facility operator (less than 2 full-time employees): $21.54
Journeyperson electrician: $34.90
Journeyperson plumber: $37.03
Community school co-ordinator: $29.75
Bus drivers: $40.28 per day plus 23.5 cents per kilometre
Editor’s notes: Hours worked: Facilities staff with fixed hours can opt to work 10 hours per day Monday to Thursday from first full week of July to last full week in August. Administrative staff with fixed hours can opt to work 9 hours per day Monday to Thursday. Hazardous/Acts of God leave: Employee will be granted leave with pay, maximum 2 days in any year for absences from work for events considered as Acts of God, such as disaster, fire, flood, snow storm.

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