Aklavik HousingYellowknife (22 inside and outside employees) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), as represented by the Union of Northern Workers03/21/2016|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 03/21/2016 Renewal agreement: Effec- tive April 1, 2014, to March 31, 2016. Wage adjustments: Effective April 1, 2014: 2% Effective April 1, 2015: 2% Paid holidays: 12 days. Time and one-half for the first 4 hours worked on a named holi- day, double time for all hours worked after that. Vacations with pay: 3 weeks to start, 4 weeks after 2 years, 5 weeks after 7 years, 6 weeks after 15 years, 7 weeks after 20 years. Employees are not per- mitted to carry over more vaca- tion credits than can be earned in 1 year. Overtime: Time and one-half for the first 4 hours worked in excess of 8 per day, double time for all subsequent hours worked. In lieu of compensa- tion, employees may take time off. Sick leave: 1.25 days earned per month. Bereavement leave: 5 days for the death of an immediate family member. That includes an employee’s mother, father, brother, sister, spouse, com- mon-law spouse, child, step- child, adopted child, grandpar- ent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law and any other relative permanently residing in the employee’s household. Seniority – recall rights: 6 months. Call-in pay: Minimum 4 hours’ pay at straight time rate, or compensation at the appropri- ate overtime rate — whichever is greater. Minimum 2 hours’ pay if an employee reports for a regularly scheduled shift but finds there is insufficient work available. Probationary period: 6 months. Severance: 1 week’s pay for each completed year of service. Safety shoes: Up to $200 for safety boots per year. Uniforms/clothing: Up to $400 per year for adequate win- ter clothing. Sample rates of pay, current: Maintenance supervisor: $43.80 per hour Journeyman carpenter: $42.61 Journeyman oil burner me- chanic: $41.22 Journeyman housing main- tainer: $37.20 Custodial: $24.24, rising in 6 steps to $28.18 Casual labour: $24.24, rising in 6 steps to $28.18 Assistant secretary man- ager: $36.37, rising in 6 steps to $42.83 Tenant relations officer: $30.99, rising in 6 steps to $36.26 Secretary bookkeeper: $27.22, rising in 6 steps to $31.77 Editor’s notes: Travel assistance: $2,500 for employee, $2,300 for dependants. Employees entitled to travel assistance 2 times per year. Marriage: 5 paid days for an employee’s wedding day. Compassionate care: Up to 8 weeks unpaid to care for a critically ill immediate family member. Standby: $20 per day when an employee is required to be on stand- by. $25 per day on a named holiday. Housing subsidy: $650 per month for employees either paying utilities or rent. Settlement allowance: Effective April 1, 2011: $7,835; effective April 1, 2012: $8,050; effective April 1, 2013: $8,292. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.