Calgary (240 hotel employees) and Unifor, Local 4050
Renewal agreement: Effective March 1, 2020 to Feb. 28, 2023. Ratified on Oct. 17, 2020. Signed on Jan. 1, 2021.
Effective March 1, 2020: 0%
Effective March 1, 2021: 0%
Effective March 1, 2022: 0%
Shift premium: $0.50 for certified (by employer) non-supervisory employee for all hours training other employees. $0.75 for each hour worked on night designation shift for employee who works 50% or more of scheduled hours between midnight and 6 a.m. $2 extra for each 8 hours of work for employees working split shifts.
Paid holidays: 12 days.
Vacations with pay: Prorated, maximum 2 weeks, to start, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 3 years, 4 weeks after 9 years, 5 weeks after 19 years, 6 weeks after 29 years. If employer advises it is impossible to grant vacation to employee during year, employee may choose to carry exceeding vacation forward to following year or accept vacation pay in lieu of paid vacation at end of current year.
Overtime: Time and one-half for work after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week. Double time (minimum 4 hours of pay) for work on assigned days off; for work on sixth or seventh consecutive day of week.
Medical benefits: Employer pays 80% of premiums, employee pays 20% of premiums. Employees will be entitled to Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan and Fairmont Hotels and resorts group benefit plan for full-time unionized employees.
Dental: Employer pays 80% of premiums, employee pays 20% of premiums. Coverage of $1,500 per year (previously $1,400 per year). Orthodontics lifetime maximum of $1,000 for dependent children younger than 18 years old.
Vision: Employer pays 80% of premiums, employee pays 20% of premiums. Maximum coverage of $350 every 2 years.
Paramedical: Employer pays 80% of premiums, employee pays 20% of premiums. $1,100 per year (previously $1,000 per year).
Weekly indemnity: Employer pays 80% of premiums, employee pays 20% of premiums. Coverage of $485 per week (previously $475 per week).
Sick leave: 1 hour for each 81 regular hours paid in preceding year maximum 24 hours and will not be cumulative from year to year.
AD&D: Employer pays 80% of premiums, employee pays 20% of premiums. Coverage of $60,000.
Life insurance: Employer pays 80% of premiums, employee pays 20% of premiums. Coverage of $60,000.
Pension: Fairmont Hotels Pension Plan. Employer, employee will contribute 3.2% of earnings up to yearly maximum pensionable earnings (YMPE); 5% of earnings over yearly maximum pensionable earnings.
Bereavement leave: 4 days for death of parent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, stepparent. 3 days for death of brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild. If funeral is held outside Alberta and employee attends funeral, maximum 3 days will be increased to maximum 4 days.
Seniority – recall rights: Period equal to employee’s service, plus 6 months or 24 months from date of layoff, whichever is less. 9 months for employee occupying seasonal or temporary position at any other hotel of employer.
Call-in pay: Minimum 4 hours at time and one-half hourly rate for 4 hours or less and, if held on duty longer than 4 hours, compensation on minute-basis at time and one-half hourly rate or compensation as if on continuous duty, if conditions justify (do not apply to employee who before leaving home is advised of cancellation of call in).
Probationary period: 480 working hours (excluding training hours maximum 10 training days) or after completing 6 months of actual work, whichever comes first.
Discipline: Sunset clause is 1 year for disciplinary letters, notations, suspensions.
Safety shoes: $75 per year for employees (culinary, stewarding, maintenance, receiving clerk, store person, banquet porters, housepersons, guest services) who are required to wear safety shoes (style and colour of shoes must be approved by employer).
Uniforms/clothing: Employees required to wear uniforms will be supplied them by employer free of charge; necessary valet , laundry service for uniforms will also be supplied by employer. Hat, coat, trousers and appropriate outer garments for employees in kitchen department will be supplied by employer free of charge.
Tool allowance: Employer will reimburse cost of replacement tools, maximum $200 per year total, for kitchen, maintenance employees.
Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 1% increase):
Group 1 clerical
Guest agent 1: $22.32 rising 2 steps to $22.54
Royal-service agent 1: $22.32 rising 2 steps to $22.54
Guest agent 2: $20.85 rising 2 steps to $21.06
Royal-service agent 2: $20.85 rising 2 steps to $21.06
Night-guest agent: $22.38 rising 2 steps to $22.60
Reservations clerk: $20.85 rising 2 steps to $21.06
Group 2 guest services
Captain bell person: $20.18 rising 2 steps to $20.38
Bell person: $17.71 rising 2 steps to $17.89
Doorperson: $18.02 rising 2 steps to $18.20
Night bell person: $19.61 rising 2 steps to $19.81
Group 3 culinary department
Senior chef de partie: $26.98 rising 2 steps to $27.25
Chef de partie: $24.23 rising 2 steps to $24.47
First cook: $22.23 rising 2 steps to $22.45
Second cook: $21.64 rising 2 steps to $21.86
Apprentice cook first-year: $18.48 rising 2 steps to $18.66
Apprentice cook second-year: $19.41 rising 2 steps to $19.60
Apprentice cook third-year: $21.13 rising 2 steps to $21.34
Kitchen helper: $19.41 rising 2 steps to $19.60
Group 5 housekeeping dept
Housekeeping supervisor: $22.23 rising 2 steps to $22.45
Laundry attendant: $20.17 rising 2 steps to $20.37
Room attendant: $19.62 rising 2 steps to $19.82
Carpet and upholstery cleaner: $20.96 rising 2 steps to $21.17
Houseperson: $19.62 rising 2 steps to $19.82
Linen-keeper seamstress: $19.82 rising 2 steps to $20.02
Housekeeping attendant: $19.62 rising 2 steps to $19.82
Group 6 maintenance dept
Plumber: $31.71 rising 2 steps to $32.03
Electrician: $31.71 rising 2 steps to $32.03
Carpenter: $31.71 rising 2 steps to $32.03
Painter: $27.19 rising 2 steps to $27.46
Maintenance person (with ticket): $27.19 rising 2 steps to $27.46
Maintenance person: $20.24 rising 2 steps to $20.44
Group 7 function department
Barperson: $16.89 rising 2 steps to $17.06
Ticket seller: $16.56 rising 2 steps to $16.73
Coat-check attendant: $14.41 rising 2 steps to $14.55
Editor’s notes: Hearing aid: Maximum $500 every 4 years. Paid education leave fund: Employer will pay $0.02 per hour worked per employee for paid education leave. Employee medical examinations: All employment, pre-employment medicals will be paid for by employer. Early retirement: Allowance based on 15 hours per years of service for employees who, during current year will reach 60 years old and have achieved 20 years of service, maximum $5,000.