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2012 Collective Agreements Guide
BCGEU and PEA Agreements
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
Introduction
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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 language and ‘strike through’ for deleted
language.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BCGEU
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.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BCGEU Agreement
ALLOWANCES
Article
Old Rate
New Rate
$15.00
$15.30
Article 27.26 - Qualified Registered
Professional Fees*
Reimbursed
up to the
2005 Fee
Schedule
As of April 1,
2013,
Reimbursed
up to the
2009 Fee
Schedule
MOU#3, Part 1, 1.1 Board and Lodging
Allowances
per diem
living
allowance
was $35.50
per diem
living
allowance is
$36.50
16.7 - Overtime Meal Allowance
*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.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
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:
Meal
Old Rate
New Rate
Breakfast
$11.50
$11.75
Lunch
$13.25
$13.50
Dinner
$22.25
$22.75
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BCGEU Agreement
ALLOWANCES
Article 31.7 Health 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
Date
Rate per hour
Max bi-weekly
Date of ratification
67¢
$46.90
April 1, 2013
70¢
$49.00
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
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.”
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
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.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
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, 2010 2012.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
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.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BCGEU Agreement
Correctional and Sheriffs Component
Allowances
Article
3.4 - Maintenance of Work
Apparel
Old Rate
New Rate
$26.50/Month
$27.00/Month
Effective April 1,2013
$27.50/Month
Letter Re: Calculation of Overtime
“Deletion of Article 10 (a) of the Correctional and Sheriff Services Component
Agreement”
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BCGEU Agreement
Hospital and Allied Services Component
Allowances
Article
8.2 Clothing Allowance (on ratification)
Old Rate
New Rate
$235/yr
$240/yr
Additional increase April 1, 2013
8.3 (b) Maintenance of Clothing
$245/yr
$26.50/Month
Additional increase April 1, 2013
12.3 Safety Footwear*
(reimbursement may be received only
once every two calendar years)
$27.00/Month
$27.50/Month
$65.50/yr
$133.50
biennially
*Note: Employees are not eligible to receive the new biennial rate until they have
gone one calendar year without being reimbursed.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BCGEU Agreement
Retail, Stores and Warehouse Component
Allowances
Article
Old Rate
13.3 Safety Footwear (Biennial)
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
$131.00
Biennially
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
New Rate
$135.00
Biennially
TEAMWORK
BCGEU Agreement
Social, Information, Health Component
Allowances
Article
Old Rate
7.4 Maintenance of Work Apparel
$26.50/Month $27.00/Month
Additional increase April 1, 2013
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
New Rate
$27.50/Month
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BCGEU Agreement
Administrative Services Component
Allowances
Article
Old Rate
10.2 Maintenance of Clothing
New Rate
$25.00/Month $27.00/Month
Additional increase April 1, 2013
11.6 Safety Footwear*
$27.50/Month
$61.00/yr
$133.50/Biennially
*Employees are not eligible to receive the new biennial rate until they have gone one
calendar year without being reimbursed.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BCGEU Agreement
Environment, Technical and Operations Component
Allowances
Article
Old Rate
New Rate
5.3 Safety Equipment*
safety-toed footwear
$64.00/yr
$133.50/Biennially
5.3 Safety Equipment*
(2) caulk boots
$90.50/yr
$185.00/Biennially
9.1(b) Supply of Required Uniforms
$26.50/Month
$27.00/Month
Additional increase April 1, 2013
9.1(c) Supply of Required Uniforms
$27.50/Month
$24.50/Month
$25.00/Month
(Commercial Transport Inspectors)
Additional increase April 1, 2013
$25.50/Month
9.10 Park Rangers [new]
Reimbursement for footwear
$133.50/Biennially
*Employees are not eligible to receive the new biennial rate until they have gone one
calendar year without being reimbursed.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
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 three six 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.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BCGEU Agreement
AUXILLARY AND PART-TIME
Article 31.7 Health
and Welfare
Date of ratification
Old Rate
per hour
64¢
Additional Increase
April 1, 2013
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
New Rate
per hour
67¢
Old Max
bi-weekly
$44.80
70¢
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
New Max
bi-weekly
$46.90
$49.00
PASSION
TEAMWORK
PEA
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
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
PEA Agreement
ALLOWANCES
Article
Old Rate
New Rate
$15.00
$15.30
ARTICLE 31 – WORKCLOTHING*
(i) safety-toe footwear
$65.50/yr
$133.50/biennially
ARTICLE 31 – WORKCLOTHING*
ii) caulk boots
$90.50/yr
$185.00/biennially
16.06 Types of Overtime and Rates of
Compensation (MEALS)
*Employees are not eligible to receive the new biennial rate until they have
gone one calendar year without being reimbursed.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
PEA Agreement
ALLOWANCES
32.06 Travel and Relocation Expenses
Meals Allowances will be increased:
Meal
Old Rate
New Rate
Breakfast
$11.50
$11.75
Lunch
$13.25
$13.50
Dinner
$22.25
$22.75
Mileage Allowances will be increased:
• from 50¢/Km to 51¢ (on ratification); and
• 52¢ after April 1, 2013
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
PEA Agreement
ALLOWANCES
Article
Old Rate
New Rate
3.05 Membership in Professional and
Allied Associations, Etc
Reimbursed up to Reimbursed
2005 Fee
up to 2011
Schedule
Fee Schedule
3.05 Membership in Professional and Allied Associations, Etc.
Effective April 1, 2014
Reimbursed
(a) The Union agrees that it is the responsibility of the employee to
and
upobtain
to 2012
Fee Schedule
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.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
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.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
BENEFITS
PEA Agreement
NO CHANGES NEGOTIATED TO THE EXTENDED HEALTH CARE,
DENTAL AND GROUP LIFE PLANS.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
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, 2010 2012.
COURAGE
CURIOSITY
SERVICE
ACCOUNTABILITY
PASSION
TEAMWORK
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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