Fredericton International Airport Authority

Fredericton (23 aircraft mechanics, aircraft inspectors) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC/UCTE), Local 60601

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Renewal agreement: Effective May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2023. Signed on May 13, 2019.

Wage adjustments:

Effective May 1, 2019: 2.25%

Effective May 1, 2020: 2%

Effective May 1, 2021: 2%

Effective May 1, 2022: 2.5%

Shift premium: $1.85 per hour (previously $1.80 per hour) when employee working on shifts, half or more of hours are regularly scheduled between 4p.m. and 8 a.m. $1.85 per hour (previously $1.80 per hour) for all hours worked, including overtime hours, on Saturday and Sunday.

Paid holidays:12 days.

Vacations with pay: 1 1/4 days per month to start, 1 2/3 days per month after 8 years, 2 1/12 days per month after 17 years, 2 1/2 days per month after 28years.

Overtime: Time and one-half for all hours worked in excess of normal scheduled daily hours and for all hours worked on first day of rest. Double time for on scheduled day of work or first day of rest, after period of overtime equal to normal hours of work; on second or subsequent day of rest, provided days of rest are consecutive. May be taken as time off, maximum 10days. Leave not paid out by Dec. 31 will be paid out. Maximum 5 days may be carried over into following year.

Meal allowance: $9 when employee works 3 hours of overtime and for each subsequent 4 hours. $12 — except where free meal is provided or when employee is being compensated on some other basis — when employee work maintenance shift as per shift in place and works 3 or more hours and for each subsequent 4 hours.

Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Vision: Employer pays 100% of premiums.

Sick leave: 1.25 days for each month worked.

LTD: Employee pays 100% of premiums.

AD&D: Employee pays 100% of premiums.

Life insurance: Employee pays $0.15 per $1,000 and employer pays balance of premium cost.

Pension: Canadian Airports Council Pension Plan DB plan available only to employees who transferred from Transport Canada on May 1, 2001; DC plan for all other employees who transferred from Transport Canada on May 1, 2001 at their option; employees who were employed with Transport Canada prior to May 1, 2001 have option of leaving accrued pension in Public Service Pension Plan, provided through Public Service Superannuation Act.

Bereavement leave: 7 days for death in immediate family (father, mother, stepfather, stepmother, foster-parent, brother, sister, spouse, fiancé, child, child of spouse, stepchild, ward of employee, father-in-law, mother-in-law, grandparent, great-grandparent, grandchild, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, relative residing in employee’s household). Additional 3 days for travel related to death. 1 day to attend funeral as pallbearer.

Call-in pay: Greater of 3 hours’ pay at applicable rate of overtime compensation for each call-in, maximum 8 hours’ pay per 8-hour period or for all time worked, at applicable rate of overtime.

Probationary period: Maximum 12 months, minimum 6months.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 18months.

Severance: On first layoff, 2weeks’ pay for first year of employment (subsequent to May 1, 2001) and 1 week’s pay for each additional year of employment (for partial year of employment, 1 week’s pay multiplied by number of days of employment divided by 365). On second or subsequent layoffs, 1 week’s pay for each year of employment (for partial year of employment, 1 week’s pay multiplied by number of days of employment divided by 365, less any period employee was granted severance pay). On resignation, after 10 years of employment (subsequent to May 1, 2001) one-half week’s pay for each year of employment, maximum 26 years, with maximum benefit of 13weeks’ pay. After 1 year of service, 1 week’s pay for each year of such employment, maximum benefit of 28 weeks, for employee who is terminated for cause for reasons of incapacity.

Safety shoes: $150 per year to be paid every January for full-time employees.

Uniforms/clothing: Uniforms, protective clothing (or allowances) will be provided on individual to employees who are required by employer to wear them on duty. Employer will provide all protective airport rescue firefighting gear, as required by NPFA (National Fire Protection Association) and CSA standards.

Mileage: $0.50 per kilometre when employer requested; $0.15 per kilometre when employee requested, for travel on employer business.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 6.7% increase):

ASM: $25.64 rising 3 steps to $27.35

ASM seasonal: $25.64 rising 3 steps to $27.35

ASM team-lead: $26.94 rising 3steps to $28.73

Adm assist: $28.28 rising 3 steps to $30.16

Fin clerk SP: $30.34 rising 3 steps to $32.35

Fin clerk: $28.28 rising 3 steps to $30.16

Communications officer: $32.73 rising 3 steps to $34.90

Mechanic $29.69 rising 3 steps to $31.67

ABM SP: $33.13 rising 3 steps to $35.33

ABM: $29.69 rising 3 steps to $31.67

AOS2: $31.19 rising 3 steps to $33.26

AEM: $32.73 rising 3 steps to $34.90

AOS 3 TL: $32.73 rising 3 steps to $34.90

AOS 3 TO: $32.73 rising 3 steps to $34.90

SS&SO SP: $42.06 rising 3 steps to $44.85

SS&SO: $34.38 rising 3 steps to $36.66

Ops sup: $34.38 rising 3 steps to $36.66

Apprentice (up to 12 months): $24.17 rising 3 steps to $25.78

Base level (after 12 months): $30.21 rising 3 steps to $32.22

ASM level 1 and ERS level 1: $31.19 rising 3 steps to $33.26

Editor’s notes: Standby: One-half hour of pay for each 4-hour period or portion thereof that employee has been on standby. Bilingual allowance: $800 for employees who occupy bilingual position and who can demonstrate proficiency as required by employer. Parking: Employer will provide parking for work or union-related purposes at no cost to employees. Travel expenses: Employer will pay for travel-related expenses on employer business. Taxi fares: actual expenses. Meals: $12 for breakfast, $12 for lunch, $30 for dinner. $11.50 per day for incidental expenses. $50 for private accommodation; hotel accommodation (actual expenses).


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