Fort McMurray Public School District 2833

Fort McMurray, Alta. (366 support, operations, maintenance positions, custodians) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 2545

Fort McMurray Public School District 2833
Click here to view the original collective agreement.

Renewal agreement: Effective May 1, 2019, to Aug. 31, 2021. Ratified on April 24, 2019. Signed on May 28, 2019.

Wage adjustments:

Effective Sept. 1, 2019: 1%

Effective Sept. 1, 2019: 1.25%

Shift premium: $0.20 per hour when work week includes shift that falls between 7:30 a.m. on Saturday and 7:30 a.m. on Monday. $0.51 per hour for shift that begins later than 2 p.m., but not later than 10 p.m. $1.01 per hour for shift that begins later than 10 p.m. and concludes before 7:30 a.m.

Paid holidays: 11 days, plus Monday during spring break, 3 floating days, 1 half-day on last working day before Christmas (except for school-based clerical and educational assistants staff).

Vacations with pay: 15 days after 1 year, 20 days after 5 years, 25 days after 12 years, 30 days after 20 years.

Overtime: Time and three-quarters for all time worked before or after regular scheduled work day and regular work week. May be taken as time off in lieu, maximum 5 days of accumulation (school-based employees may only take time off on non-instructional days).

Meal allowance: $20 for employees who work more than 3 hours of overtime immediately following regular shift.

Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for Alberta Health Care Plan. Employer will provide $580 per year (previously $480 per year) for health spending account, after 1 year of service. Unused balance will be carried over into following year.

Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Sick leave: 1.5 days per month, maximum 18 days, in first year of employment. 60 days will be credited after 1 year of service. Each year, entitlement will be reset at 60 days.

AD&D: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Pension: Local Authorities Pension Plan.

Bereavement leave: 5 days for death of parent, partner, sibling, child (including step, foster-, ward), mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandparent, grandchild, aunts, uncles, former guardian, fiancé(e), great-grandchild, elder of employee’s aboriginal tribe. Additional 4 days when funeral is outside province. 1 day to attend funeral as pallbearer.

Seniority – recall rights: 2 years.

Call-in pay: Minimum of 3 hours of pay at overtime rates and additional 30 minutes pay at regular rate for traveling time for each additional call received.

Probationary period: 80 working days.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 24 months for all non-disciplinary letters (letters of expectation), letters of warning, reprimands, suspensions, other disciplinary actions.

Severance: 1 week per year, maximum 5 weeks, for first 5 years of service; 2 weeks per year, maximum 10 weeks, for next 5 years of service; 3 weeks per year, maximum 15 weeks, for next 5 years of service; overall maximum 30 weeks of pay.

Safety shoes: $250 per year for safety boots with proof of compliance with Canadian standards. It is mandatory for all maintenance employees to wear approved safety footwear during all working hours.

Uniforms/clothing: $125 per school year for cost of aquatic gear, when employee is required to participate in gym and swim program.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 2.3% increase):

School district support positions

1

Start rate: $23.88 rising 2 steps to $24.42

Job rate: $25.49 rising 2 steps to $26.07

2

Start rate: $24.73 rising 2 steps to $25.29

Job rate: $26.37 rising 2 steps to $26.97

3

Start rate: $25.62 rising 2 steps to $26.20

Job rate: $27.24 rising 2 steps to $27.86

4

Start rate: $26.46 rising 2 steps to $27.06

Job rate: $28.09 rising 2 steps to $28.73

5

Start rate: $27.32 rising 2 steps to $27.94

Job rate: $28.96 rising 2 steps to $29.62

Operations and maintenance/technology

1

Start rate: $31.66 rising 2 steps to $32.38

Job rate: $33.27 rising 2 steps to $34.02

2

Start rate: $33.39 rising 2 steps to $34.15

Job rate: $35.01 rising 2 steps to $35.80

3

Start rate: $35.12 rising 2 steps to $35.91

Job rate: $36.73 rising 2 steps to $37.56

4

Start rate: $36.88 rising 2 steps to $37.71

Job rate: $38.47 rising 2 steps to $39.34

5

Start rate: $38.60 rising 2 steps to $39.47

Job rate: $40.24 rising 2 steps to $41.15

Custodial

Start rate: $22.15 rising 2 steps to $22.65

Job rate: $23.76 rising 2 steps to $24.30

Head custodian

Start rate: $24.75 rising 2 steps to $25.31

Job rate: $ 26.37 rising 2 steps to $26.97


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