Saint John Construction AssociationProvincewide, New Brunswick (100 roofers) and the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (SMWIA) Local 43703/21/2016|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 03/21/2016 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 12, 2015, to Dec. 31, 2017. Signed on Jan. 12, 2015. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2016: 2.5% Effective Jan. 1, 2017: 2.5% Calculated by CLR. Shift premium: $4 per hour for foremen. 50¢ per hour for work performed on waterproofing and for work performed on vertical walls below ground for cold applied emulsions. Paid holidays: 10 days. Vacations with pay: 10%. Overtime: Time and one-half for all hours worked beyond 50 hours per week. Double time for all hours worked on Saturday, Sunday and legal holidays. Meal allowance: A hot meal will be provided when employees are required to work more than 10 hours without prior notice or 1 hour’s pay in lieu of a meal. Bereavement leave: 2 days for employee’s spouse, child, father, mother, father-in-law, motherin-law, brother, sister, grandparent or grandchild. Call-in pay: Minimum 2 hours at regular rate of pay. Uniforms/clothing: The employer provides rubber gloves. Mileage: 42¢ per km when employees are required to use their own vehicle to travel more than 25 km from the designated Town Hall. Sample rates of pay (current, after 2.5% increase): Roofers: $27.23 per hour Editor’s notes: Overlapping shifts: In the case of 2 or more shifts being employed on a job site, exclusive of overtime and holidays, the rate shall be 11 hours pay for 10 hours worked for the 2nd shift. Reporting pay: Employees who report for work, without having been told in advance not to report, will be given 2 hours’ pay at the regular rate except where work is unavailable due to circumstances such as fire, flood inclement weather strikes or work stoppages. 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.