Stock Transportation

Kingston, Ont. (120 bus drivers) and Teamsters Canada Local 91

Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2018. Signed on March 22, 2016.  

Wage adjustments:

Effective July 1, 2017: 1%
Effective July 1, 2018: 1%
Calculated by CLR.  

Paid holidays:
10 days.

Vacations with pay:
4% vacation pay to start, 6% after 5 years and 8% after 10 years.  

Bereavement leave:
3 days for employee’s spouse, father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, stepfather, stepmother or stepchild.

Seniority – recall rights
: 18 months.

Call-in pay:
Regular rate of pay for all hours worked except where the callback work places the employee in an overtime status by exceeding the weekly hourly rate.

Employer provides safety equipment, including gloves and safety glasses, as required. Employees working wheelchair bus units will be provided with rain wear.

Sample rates of pay, current:

Bus driver: $12.68 rising in 1 step to $13.55

Editor’s notes:
Jury duty: The employer pays the difference between the payment received from the court and the employee’s regular rate of pay. Children: Drivers can carry their own children on the bus provided there is sufficient room onboard and the child adheres to the guidelines set for all passengers. An A.C.S.A.-approved car seat must be used at all times for children under the age of 3. Hydro allowance: A hydro allowance will be paid to employees who plug their buses in overnight. $21 per month. $21.21 effective Nov. 1, 2016. $21.42  effective Nov. 1, 2017 (previously $19.57). Bus wash: 1 paid hour. Summer startup meeting: Paid two-and-one-half times hourly service rate. Dry run: 1 paid day per year. If the driver’s route is changed and a dry run is necessary to become familiar with the route, the driver will be paid at their regular hourly rate.

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