Trillium Villa Nursing Home

Sarnia, Ont. (170 health service employees) and Unifor Local 302

Click here to view the original collective agreement.

Renewal agreement: Effective Nov. 1, 2014, to Oct. 31, 2016. Signed on June 25, 2015.

Wage adjustments:

Effective Nov. 1, 2014: 1.5%

Effective Nov. 1, 2015: 1.3%

Shift premium: 33¢ per hour for time worked between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. 20¢ per hour for time worked between 11 p.m. Friday and 11 p.m. Sunday.

Paid holidays: 11 days.

Vacations with pay: 1 day per month of service to a maximum of 10 days to start, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 3 years, 4 weeks after 8 years, 5 weeks after 15 years, 6 weeks after 23 years and 7 weeks after 28 years.

Overtime: Time and one-half.

Vision: $200 every 2 years. $250 effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Sick leave: 3 days of sick leave upon completion of probation. 7.5 additional hours for each period of 162.5 hours paid thereafter to a maximum of 105 hours.

Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of billing rate for the Group Life Insurance Plan in the amount of $30,000 term life insurance.

Bereavement leave: 5 days for employee’s spouse, child or stepchild. 3 days for employee’s father, mother, stepparent, father-in-law, mother-in-law, brother, sister, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, legal guardian, grandparent, grandparent-in-law, grandchild, son-in-law or daughter-in-law. 1 day for employee’s uncle, aunt, nephew or niece.

Seniority – recall rights: 3 years.

Probationary period: 450 hours worked or 1 year, whichever occurs first.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 3 years when the disciplinary action arises from an interaction with residents or family members. 1 year for all other disciplinary action.

Uniforms/clothing: $9 per month.

Sample rates of pay (current, after 1.3% increase):

Reg. practical nurse: $23.11 rising in 3 steps to $24.31

Activity aide/life enrichment worker: $19.29 rising in 3 steps to $20.54

Health care aide/PSW: $19.02 rising in 3 steps to $20.33

Diet. aide/Hskp/Laundry/Mtnce2: $18.83 rising in 3 steps to $20.06

Cook: $20.15 rising in 3 steps to $21.24

Cook assistant: #19.94 rising in 3 steps to $21.04

Maintenance 1: $19.53 rising in 3 steps to $21.67

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