Aupe Master Agreement 2014

Terry Luhoway, Negotiator 1-800-232-7284 or t.luhoway@aupe.org This is a 3-year contract with basic wage adjustments of 0% for year 1 (2017/2018); 0% for year 2 (2018/2019) and a re-opening salary for year 3 (2019/2020). Negotiations on the re-opening of wages would begin no later than September 30, 2019 and, if we cannot agree on a general wage adjustment by October 31, 2019, we or the employer can request an interest rate deferral procedure. You can view the agreement in the following pages. Otherwise, you`ll find here a PDF file of the full agreement. Farris Sobhani, organizer 780-271-0728 or f.sobhani@aupe.org Here are some more important changes in this new agreement: – New language that defines the names Acting Incumbency and Short Term Incumbency, as well as the determination of trigger points as well as minimum and maximum time limits for both roles; A language that was abolished, which limited weekend bonuses to workers who work weekends “as part of their regularly scheduled work week”; The recall allowance is now for “all hours worked and the time they spend directly from and to work; Compensation for telephone consultation is now a “minimum of 30 minutes per call at the applicable overtime rate;” – Modified language in which travel is required for bereavement holidays, salary increase if you must travel between 250 and 750 kiloms. If you must continue to travel, the bereavement leave with payment would be extended by 29 hours of overtime; A worker is now considered to have obtained and resigned if he no longer has three consecutive days of work in the workplace “without prior authorization” from an employer official. Workers are not presumed to have “abandoned” their positions, provided they have contacted and discussed the reason for their absence with their “direct guide”;┬áIncreased the amount of reimbursement if you must present a medical certificate or a certificate of attendance from $75 to $100; New language, which provides that workers must be reimbursed a maximum of $125 per fee incurred if the employer requests additional medical information; The customer service specialist no longer has a 12-month trial. All permanent positions now have a 6-month trial period; If your job has been eliminated, you now receive an “allowance” instead of a “refund” of $1000, plus $100 for each full year of continuous service, up to 6 months for retraining, career counselling and/or job search. The collective agreement has expired and is currently being renegotiated by the Alberta government and the Alberta Provincial Employees Association. As a result, printed copies of the agreement are not currently distributed. Alexander Delorme, Communications 780-930-3333 or a.delorme@aupe.org Laura Mitchell Christine Fawcett Patricia George Shanna Torok Your bargaining committee has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the employer.

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