Reimer Express Lines

Montreal (55 truck drivers) and Teamsters Quebec Local 106

Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2021. Signed on Aug. 23, 2016.
Wage adjustments: 
Wage freeze for: 2016, 2017
April 1, 2018: $0.55 per hour
April 1, 2019: $0.65 per hour
April 1, 2020: $0.65 per hour
Shift premium: Lead hand: $0.25 per hour. Night shift: $0.40 per hour.
Paid holidays: 12 days. 
Vacations with pay: 2 weeks or 4% after 1 year, 3 weeks or 6% after 5 years, 4 weeks or 8% after 10 years, 5 weeks or 10% after 15 years, 6 weeks or 12% after 25 years. 
Overtime: Time and one-half after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week. Time and one-half for all work on Saturdays, minimum 5 hours. 
Pension: Teamsters Canadian Pension Plan - Local 106 and Local 1999 Miscellaneous Industries Division. Monthly contribution by employer: $286. Monthly contribution by employee: $169.
Bereavement leave: 3 days for death in immediate family (father, mother, spouse, son, daughter, sister, brother, grandparents, grandchildren, stepparents, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, co-habitee).
Seniority – recall rights: 12 months. 
Probationary period: 60 days. 
Discipline: Sunset clause is 2 years.
Severance: Employer will pay greater of: 2 days’ pay per year of employment, or 5 days' salary.
Safety shoes: $100 per year.
Uniforms/clothing: Paid for by employer consisting of: 1 jacket, 3 shirts, 1 pair of Bermuda shorts, 2 pairs of pants, 1 parka. Company cap is optional. Work gloves and summer coveralls will be supplied for all dock employees. Rubber suits, safety glasses, coveralls will be supplied for those working with dangerous materials.
Mileage: Effective April 1, 2018: $0.13 per mile. Effective April 1, 2019: $0.15 per mile.
Sample rates of pay (current):
Part-time employees : $16
Editor’s notes: Minimum pay: Except when an Act of God prevents normal operations, all will receive minimum of 8 hours’ pay. Surety bond: Should employer require a surety bond, the premium will be paid by the company. Layover: For employees sleeping overnight in a cab: $20. For those sleeping overnight in a hotel: $12. Passengers: No employee shall allow anyone inside a truck, except employees on duty, unless there is written authorization from the company.

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