Villa Marguerite and Sprucewood Place

Edmonton (317 health-care aides, licensed practical nurses, beauticians, kitchen, maintenance employees) and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), Local 047 Chapter 038

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Renewal agreement: Effective April 1, 2018, to March 31, 2020. Ratified on Sept 28, 2018. Signed on Jan. 7, 2019.
Shift premium: $2.75 per hour for licensed practical nurses, certified recreation assistants, health-care aides for each hour worked between 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. $5 per hour for licensed practical nurses, certified recreation assistants, health-care aides for each hour worked between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. $2.50 per hour (previously $2 per hour) for general-support services employees for each hour worked between 3 p.m. and 7 a.m. $3.50 per hour (previously $3.25 per hour) licensed practical nurses, certified recreation assistants, health-care aides for each hour worked between 11 p.m. on Friday and 7 a.m. on Monday. $3.25 per hour (previously $3 per hour) will be paid to general-support services employees for each hour worked between 11 p.m. on Friday and 6 a.m. on Monday. $1.25 per hour for licensed practical nurse, on evenings or night shift from Monday to Sunday, who is responsible for building. $1.25 per hour for employee who assumes duties of higher paid classification. $0.65 per hour for employee who supervises, educates, evaluates students in licensed practical nurse program or another eligible program and provides clinical preceptorship.
Paid holidays: 11 days. 
Overtime: Time and one-half for all work after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week. Double time for all work after 2 hours of overtime. 
Meal allowance: One half-hour meal break without pay at employee’s option and meal free of charge after overtime of 3 hours or more.
Medical benefits: Employer pays 65% of premiums, employee pays 35% of premiums. Employer will provide $350 per year (previously $300 per year) for flexible health spending account for each employee effective April 1 of each year.
Dental: Employer pays 65% of premiums, employee pays 35% of premiums. 
Sick leave: 1.5 working days or 11.625 hours for each full month of employment, maximum 120 working days or 930 hours.
LTD: Employer pays 65% of premiums, employee pays 35% of premiums. 
Pension: Employees may contribute 4%, employer will match contribution, maximum 3%, to Villa Marguerite and Sprucewood Place Registered Retirement Saving Plan.
Bereavement leave: 4 days for death in immediate family (spouse, child, parent, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandparent, grandchild, guardian, fiancé, stepparent, stepchildren, stepbrother, stepsister, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew. Spouse will include common-law, same-sex relationships). Additional 2 days with pay for extenuating circumstances; further 2 days without pay for extenuating circumstances.
Seniority – recall rights: 180 calendar days.
Probationary period: 506 hours worked (exclusive of overtime). 
Discipline: Sunset clause is 2 years.
Severance: 2 weeks after 3 months of service; 4 weeks after 4 years of service; 5 weeks after 6 years of service; 6 weeks after 8 years of service; 10 weeks after 10 years of service; 20 weeks after 20 years of service. 
Safety shoes: $150 once every 2 years for CSA-approved safety footwear.
Uniforms/clothing: Employer will provide protective clothing, safety equipment.
Mileage: $7 per month for business-use insurance for employees who have automobile that is used in employment.
Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after increase):
Health-care aide certified/recreation therapy assistant (RT A) certified 
Level 1: $20.22 rising 2 steps to $20.94 
Level 2: $21.27 rising 2 steps to $22.02 
Level 3: $21.97 rising 2 steps to $22.75 
Level 4: $22.62 rising 2 steps to $23.42 
Level 5: $23.37 rising 2 steps to $24.19 
Level 6: $23.88 rising 2 steps to $24.72 
Level 7: $24.58 rising 2 steps to $25.45 
Level 8: $25.33 rising 2 steps to $26.22
Licensed practical nurse
Level 1: $26.85 rising 2 steps to $27.80 
Level 2: $28.02 rising 2 steps to $29.01 
Level 3: $29.13 rising 2 steps to $30.15 
Level 4: $30.26 rising 2 steps to $31.33 
Level 5: $31.40 rising 2 steps to $32.51 
Level 6: $32.49 rising 2 steps to $33.64 
Level 7: $33.81 rising 2 steps to $35 
Level 8: $35.15 rising 2 steps to $36.39
Office assistant
Level 1: $18 rising 2 steps to $18.64 
Level 2: $18.54 rising 2 steps to $19.19 
Level 3: $19.10 rising 2 steps to $19.77 
Level 4: $19.63 rising 2 steps to $20.32 
Level 5: $20.16 rising 2 steps to $20.87
Environmental attendant
Level 1: $15.60 rising 2 steps to $16.15 
Level 2: $16.14 rising 2 steps to $16.71 
Level 3: $16.69 rising 2 steps to $17.28 
Level 4: $17.22 rising 2 steps to $17.83 
Level 5: $17.77 rising 2 steps to $18.39
Cook 1 
Level 1: $20.85 rising 2 steps to $21.59 
Level 2: $21.38 rising 2 steps to $22.14 
Level 3: $21.93 rising 2 steps to $22.70 
Level 4: $22.47 rising 2 steps to $23.26
Food-services team leader GV 
Level 1: $19.25 rising 2 steps to $19.93 
Level 2: $19.78 rising 2 steps to $20.47 
Level 3: $20.32 rising 2 steps to $21.04
Care services administration assistant 1/site administration clerk
Level 1: $18.31 rising 2 steps to $18.95 
Level 2: $18.84 rising 2 steps to $19.51 
Level 3: $19.38 rising 2 steps to $20.07 
Level 4: $19.92 rising 2 steps to $20.62 
Level 5: $20.47 rising 2 steps to $21.19
Maintenance 1 (journeyman ticket)
Level 1: $32.53 rising 2 steps to $33.68 
Level 2: $33.83 rising 2 steps to $35.02 
Level 3: $35.17 rising 2 steps to $36.41 
Level 4: $36.59 rising 2 steps to $37.88
Beautician team leader
Level 1: $20.70 rising 2 steps to $21.43 
Level 2: $21.24 rising 2 steps to $21.99 
Level 3: $21.76 rising 2 steps to $22.53
Editor’s notes: Professional-development days: Employer will allow employees time off with pay, maximum 4 professional-development days (maximum 48 hours), per year for development at basic rate of pay. Professional fees: $350 reimbursement for CLPNA registration fees.
 

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