University of the Fraser Valley Board

Abbotsford, B.C. (1,290 faculty, support employees) and the University of the Fraser Valley Faculty and Staff Association (UFV-FSA)

University of the Fraser Valley Board
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Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022. Signed on April 1, 2019.

Shift premium: $1.50 per hour (previously $1 per hour) worked for afternoon shifts (4:30 p.m. until 11:59:59 p.m. inclusive). $1.50 per hour (previously $1 per hour) worked for night shifts (midnight until 7:59:59 a.m. inclusive). 10% of rate of pay for time in which employees are actually performing higher-rated duties for employees who perform principal duties of higher paying position for more than 5 work days. 10% additional compensation for staff employee performing duties of employee or employees on same pay group or lower who are absent due to illness, family emergency, as recognition.

Paid holidays: 12 days.  

Vacations with pay: 15 days to start, 16 days after 1 year, 17 days after 2 years, 18 days after 3 years, 19 days after 4 years, 20 days after 5 years, 21 days after 6 years, 23 days after 7 years. 

Overtime: Time and one-half for first 3 hours worked after 7 hours per or 70 biweekly hours. Double time after 3 hours worked on 1 day or 8 hours of overtime in 1 week. Double time for all hours worked on employee’s second scheduled day off.

Meal allowance: Employee will receive one-half hour paid at applicable overtime rate if overtime extends more than 2 hours beyond end of employee’s scheduled shift.

LTD: Employee pays 100% of premiums.

Bereavement leave: 7 days for death of parent, spouse, child, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, grandparent, grandchild for type A or type B employees; 3 days for type C, type D, limited term or sessional employees.

Seniority – recall rights: 15 months after layoffs for tenured faculty, type A, type B employees; 5 months for type C, type D, auxiliary 2 employees; 3 consecutive academic terms for limited term and sessional employees.

Call-in pay: Minimum of 4 hours of pay. Cancellation of call-in before employee starts work will result in minimum 2 hours’ pay at applicable overtime rate.

Probationary period: Minimum of 2 years plus 912 hours during each of 2 years for type C, type D employees. 2 years for type B employees. 2 years — which must include 4 semesters of regular teaching assignment or equivalent teaching workload or term will be extended — for all appointees to tenure-track or tenured positions. Minimum of 4 courses over minimum of 4 semesters for sessional faculty. 912 hours for staff employee on continuing appointment. 1 year if type B permanent contract faculty employee on continuing appointment is transferred, promoted or bumps into different type B permanent faculty position.

Severance: 2 weeks after 1 year of service; 4 weeks after 2 years, 6 weeks after 3 years, 8 weeks  after 4 years, 10 weeks after 5 years, 12 weeks after 6 years, 14 weeks after 7 years, 16 weeks  after 8 years, 20 weeks after 10 years, 22 weeks after 11 years, 24 weeks after 12 year, 26 weeks after 13 years.

Uniforms/clothing: Employer will provide 4 shirts per year for type A janitorial staff.

Mileage: $0.54 per kilometre (previously $0.53 per kilometre) for employees required to use private vehicles for employer business.

Sample rates of annual pay (current):

Group 1

Step 1: $35,499.54

Step 2: $36,357

Step 3: $37,263.48

Step 4: $38,194.46

Step 5: $39,100.92

Step 6: $40,913.88

Step 7: $41,936.75

Group 2

Step 1: $37,263.48

Step 2: $38,194.46

Step 3: $39,100.92

Step 4: $40,080.89

Step 5: $41,256.88

Step 6: $43,118.84

Step 7: $44,196.80

Group 3

Step 1: $39,100.92

Step 2: $40,080.89

Step 3: $41,256.88

Step 4: $42,285.83

Step 5: $43,731.29

Step 6: $45,642.23

Step 7: $46,783.29

Group 4

Step 1: $42,285.83

Step 2: $43,731.29

Step 3: $44,809.25

Step 4: $45,666.77

Step 5: $46,793.73

Step 6: $48,778.16

Step 7: $49,997.63

Group 5

Step 1: $44,809.25

Step 2: $45,666.77

Step 3: $46,793.73

Step 4: $47,945.20

Step 5: $49,880.63

Step 6: $51,938.59

Step 7: $53,237.02

Group 6

Step 1: $46,793.73

Step 2: $47,945.20

Step 3: $49,880.63

Step 4: $51,105.58

Step 5: $52,943.03

Step 6: $55,098.97

Step 7: $56,476.49

Group 7

Step 1: $49,880.63

Step 2: $51,105.58

Step 3: $52,943.03

Step 4: $54,266.01

Step 5: $56,005.44

Step 6: $58,234.91

Step 7: $59,690.77

Group 8

Step 1: $56,005.44

Step 2: $57,401.91

Step 3: $59,876.37

Step 4: $61,370.83

Step 5: $62,889.77

Step 6: $65,266.23

Step 7: $66,897.89

Group 9

Step 1: $59,876.37

Step 2: $61,370.83

Step 3: $62,889.77

Step 4: $64,433.21

Step 5: $66,221.68

Step 6: $68,696.13

Step 7: $70,413.50

Group 10

Step 1: $62,889.77

Step 2: $64,433.21

Step 3: $66,221.68

Step 4: $67,863.16

Step 5: $69,578.09

Step 6: $72,126.01

Step 7: $73,929.16

Group 11

Step 1: $66,221.68

Step 2: $67,863.16

Step 3: $69,578.09

Step 4: $71,293.04

Step 5: $72,910

Step 6: $75,555.94

Step 7: $77,444.81

Group 12

Step 1: $69,578.09

Step 2: $71,293.04

Step 3: $72,910

Step 4: $74,722.95

Step 5: $76,241.91

Step 6: $78,961.33

Step 7: $80,935.35

Group 13

Step 1: $72,910

Step 2: $74,722.95

Step 3: $76,241.91

Step 4: $78,128.36

Step 5:  $79,598.33

Step 6: $82,391.27

Step 7: $84,451.02

Group 14

Step 1: $76,241.91

Step 2: $78,128.36

Step 3: $79,598.33

Step 4: $81,558.30

Step 5:  $82,930.23

Step 6: $85,821.12

Step 7: $87,966.70

Faculty

1: $61,596.30

2: $64,630.15

3: $67,664.03

4: $70,697.87

5: $73,731.75

6: $76,765.63

7: $79,799.51

8: $82,833.39

9: $86,368.47

10: $92,720.98

11: $98,977.56

Lab instructors

1: $60,388.82

2: $63,363.20

3: $66,337.58

4: $69,311.97

5: $72,286.35

6: $75,260.73

7: $78,234.81

8: $85,378.07

Editor’s notes: On-call: $200-per-week stipend to employees administrator has designated as being on-call. Professional development funds: Employer will provide 1.6% of total salary budget for employees within bargaining unit to support in-service professional development activities. Training and development allowance: $500 per fiscal year for each 100% type A and type B employee.

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