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2012 collective agreements guide bcgeu and pea agreements

2012 Collective Agreements Guide

BCGEU and PEA Agreements

COURAGE CURIOSITY SERVICE ACCOUNTABILITY PASSION TEAMWORK


Introduction

Introduction

  • This presentation provides an overview of the most substantive changes to the BCGEU and the PEA collective agreements. Some minor changes, such as updating of names of organizations or legislation, are not included.

  • In this presentation, changes to Collective Agreement language are illustrated by ‘bolding’ for new languageand ‘strike through’ for deleted language.

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2012 collective agreements guide bcgeu and pea agreements

BCGEU


Term and wage increases

BCGEU Agreement

TERM and Wage Increases

TERM

  • April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2014

  • Date of Ratification: November 7, 2012

    WAGES

  • April 1, 2012, all rates of pay shall be increased by 1.0%;

  • August 15, 2012, all rates of pay shall be increased by 1.0%;

  • April 1, 2013, all rates of pay shall be increased by 1.0%;

  • December 1, 2013, all rates of pay shall be increased by 1.0%.

    MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING 22

    Re: Temporary Market Adjustments

    Previous Temporary Market adjustments are renewed and, effective April 1, 2013, is applied to overtime.

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Allowances

BCGEU Agreement

ALLOWANCES

*Employees who submit receipts for fees paid before April 1, 2013 for calendar year 2013 memberships after the effective date (April 1, 2013) will receive reimbursement at the new rate.

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Allowances1

BCGEU Agreement

ALLOWANCES

Article 27.8 Vehicle Allowance:

  • from 50¢/Km to 51¢ (on ratification); and

  • 52¢ after April 1, 2013

    Article 27.9 Meal Allowance:

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Allowances2

BCGEU Agreement

ALLOWANCES

Article 31.7Health and Welfare

  • In lieu of health and welfare benefits, auxiliary employees shall receive compensation of: 64¢ per working hour, up to a maximum of $44.80 per biweekly pay period

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Leaves

BCGEU Agreement

LEAVES

Article 17.1 Paid Holidays

Family Day (new holiday)

The second Monday of February is to be observed as “Family Day.”

Amendments to Articles 18.2 and 18.6:

First year employees will be treated like all other employees when it comes to vacation carry over. They will no longer have the ability to receive an automatic payout of unused vacation time in their second year of employment.

First year employees, like all other employees, now have the ability to carry over up to 10 days of leave, up from 5 days.

Amendments to Articles 20.1 and 20.2:

Language change includes “stepsibling” and “stepchild.”

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Benefits

BCGEU Agreement

BENEFITS

NO CHANGES NEGOTIATED TO THE EXTENDED HEALTH CARE, DENTAL AND GROUP LIFE PLANS.

Long Term Disability Plan

2.1 Eligibility

Employees must submit their LTD Plan application within four weeks following the end of the STIIP period.

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Employment security

BCGEU Agreement

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

MOU#1 EMPLOYMENT SECURITY RENEWED

During the term of this memorandum of understanding the Employer agrees not to exercise its right to cause a layoff which results in the cessation of employment for an employee in the Public Service Bargaining Unit who has regular status as of April 1, 20102012.

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Dismissal suspension discipline and greivance process

BCGEU Agreement

DISMISSAL, SUSPENSION, DISCIPLINE AND GREIVANCE PROCESS

Article 32.15 Misuse of Managerial/Supervisory Authority

Amendments will remove one step from the process. Specifically, matters will no longer require a Deputy Minister’s review and report out prior to being moved to the Panel for consideration.

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING 13 Re: Bullying in the Workplace

  • The Parties reaffirmed that workplace bullying occurrences are serious issues.

  • Amendments focus on process and provide more rigorous timelines.

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Correctional and sheriffs component

BCGEU Agreement

Correctional and Sheriffs Component

Allowances

Letter Re: Calculation of Overtime

“Deletion of Article 10 (a) of the Correctional and Sheriff Services Component Agreement”

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Hospital and allied services component

BCGEU Agreement

Hospital and Allied Services Component

Allowances

*Note: Employees are not eligible to receive the new biennial rate until they have gone one calendar year without being reimbursed.

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Retail stores and warehouse component

BCGEU Agreement

Retail, Stores and Warehouse Component

Allowances

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Social information health component

BCGEU Agreement

Social, Information, Health Component

Allowances

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Administrative services component

BCGEU Agreement

Administrative Services Component

Allowances

*Employees are not eligible to receive the new biennial rate until they have gone one calendar year without being reimbursed.

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Environment technical and operations component allowances

BCGEU Agreement

Environment, Technical and Operations ComponentAllowances

*Employees are not eligible to receive the new biennial rate until they have gone one calendar year without being reimbursed.

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Auxillary and part time

BCGEU Agreement

AUXILLARY AND PART-TIME

14.5 Stand-by Provisions

Auxiliary and Part-time employees are now eligible for Article 14.5 Stand-by.

31.5 (K) Lay-off and Recall

Notifications of employee recall changed from “Certified Mail” to “Registered Mail.”

31.9 (c) Medical, Dental and Group Life Insurance

Auxiliary employees on lay-off who had qualified for benefits, can maintain coverage under such plans for a maximum period of threesix consecutive months immediately following the month in which the layoff occurs by paying the premium themselves.

Note: All six months are at the employee’s expense.

32.9 Travel Advance

Auxiliary and Part-time employees are now eligible for Travel Advances where necessary.

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Auxillary and part time1

BCGEU Agreement

AUXILLARY AND PART-TIME

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2012 collective agreements guide bcgeu and pea agreements

PEA


Term and wage increases1

PEA Agreement

TERM and Wage Increases

TERM

  • April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2014

  • Date of Ratification: November 7, 2012

    WAGES

  • April 1, 2012, all rates of pay shall be increased by 1.0%;

  • August 15, 2012, all rates of pay shall be increased by 1.0%;

  • April 1, 2013, all rates of pay shall be increased by 1.0%;

  • January 15, 2014, all rates of pay shall be increased by 1.0%.

    MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING 11

    Re: Temporary Market Adjustments

    Previous Temporary Market adjustments are renewed

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Allowances3

PEA Agreement

ALLOWANCES

*Employees are not eligible to receive the new biennial rate until they have gone one calendar year without being reimbursed.

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Allowances4

PEA Agreement

ALLOWANCES

32.06 Travel and Relocation Expenses

Meals Allowances will be increased:

Mileage Allowances will be increased:

  • from 50¢/Km to 51¢ (on ratification); and

  • 52¢ after April 1, 2013

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Allowances5

PEA Agreement

ALLOWANCES

3.05 Membership in Professional and Allied Associations, Etc.

(a) The Union agrees that it is the responsibility of the employee to obtain and

The Employer confirmed that for the 2013 calendar year, fees that come due between January and April can be reimbursed at the 2011 rates that come into effect on April 1, 2013, provided that receipts are submitted after that date. This is in accordance with past practice.

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Leaves1

PEA Agreement

LEAVES

20.01 Paid Holidays

Family Day (new holiday)

The second Monday of February is to be observed as “Family Day.”

Amendments to 21.02 and 21.04:

First year employees will be treated like all other employees when it comes to vacation carry over. They will no longer have the ability to receive an automatic payout of unused vacation time in their second year of employment.

First year employees, like all other employees, now have the ability to carry over up to 10 days of leave, up from 5 days.

24.08 General Leave

Language introduced to bring PEA Bereavement leave into line with the BCGEU language on Bereavement.

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Benefits1

PEA Agreement

BENEFITS

NO CHANGES NEGOTIATED TO THE EXTENDED HEALTH CARE, DENTAL AND GROUP LIFE PLANS.

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Employment security1

PEA Agreement

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

MOU#10 EMPLOYMENT SECURITY RENEWED

During the term of this memorandum of understanding the Employer agrees not to exercise its right to cause a layoff which results in the cessation of employment for an employee in the Public Service Bargaining Unit who has regular status as of April 1, 20102012.

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Miscellaneous

PEA Agreement

MISCELLANEOUS

STAFFING

12.03 Appeal Procedure (NEW) (replaces existing 12.03)

The new appeal procedure for job appointments to the PEA bargaining unit will be the same as the appeal procedure for the BCGEU bargaining unit.


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