Canadian Labour Reporter
Oct 22, 2018

Mount Royal University

Calgary (648 data analysts, technicians, administrative, academic services, library, public-relations personnel) and the Mount Royal Staff Association (MRSA)
Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019. Ratified on Dec. 14, 2017. Signed on Feb. 26, 2018. 
Wage adjustments: 
Effective July 1, 2017: 0%
Effective July 1, 2018: 0%
Shift premium: $1.25 per hour for work on Saturday or Sunday. $1.25 per hour for work on shifts in which 50% or more of hours worked are between 4:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Paid holidays: 12 days, plus Stampede parade morning (paid holiday portion is equal to half normal working hours for day). Period between Dec. 26 and Jan. 1 are paid Christmas float days. 
Vacations with pay: 1 1/4 working days per month to start, 15 days after 2 years, 20 days after 5 years, 25 days after 13 years, 30 days after 21 years. 1 year’s vacation entitlement may be carried forward to next vacation year. All hours remaining in vacation balance will be paid out upon termination of employment. 
Overtime: Time and one-half for first 3 hours of work, double time thereafter. 
Medical benefits: Employer will provide health-care spending account: $835 for full-time employees, $500 for part-time employees.
Dental: Employer pays 50% of premiums, employee pays 50% of premiums. 
Sick leave: 1 day for each month worked, maximum 12 days per year.
LTD: Employee pays 100% of premiums. 
AD&D: Employer pays 100% of premiums. 
Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums. 
Pension: Local Authorities Pension Plan.
Bereavement leave: 7 days for death in immediate or extended family (spouse and respective parents, stepparents, guardians, in loco parentis, grandparents, grandchildren, children, stepchildren, foster-children, siblings, stepsiblings, aunt, uncle, brother or sister of employee’s spouse, other persons whom employee considers to be family as approved by supervisor/manager/chair). One-half day to attend funeral of persons specified as immediate or extended family.
Call-in pay: Minimum 3 hours’ pay at overtime rates or equivalent in time off. Flat rate of $20 for travel time.
Probationary period: 6 months. 
Discipline: Sunset clause is 36 months (unless it is determined by associate vice-president, human resources or designate and president of MRSA that nature and severity of action warrants retention of record).
Severance: 3 weeks of salary for each year of service, maximum payment of 52 weeks of salary.
Uniforms/clothing: Employees will be supplied, at employer’s expense, with all necessary tools, protective clothing, safety footwear, safety equipment, other protective devices which will be replaced when necessary. Uniforms, including work- and weather-dependent clothing, will be supplied for employees in appropriate departments.
Sample rates of hourly pay (current):
7 hours-per-day employees (grade)
13 
Step 1: $19.39 
Step 2: $20.17 
Step 3: $20.97 
Step 4: $21.81 
Step 5: $22.67 
Step 6: $23.57 
Step 7: $24.49
14 
Step 1: $20.17 
Step 2: $20.97 
Step 3: $21.81 
Step 4: $22.67 
Step 5: $23.57 
Step 6: $24.49 
Step 7: $25.49
15 
Step 1: $20.97 
Step 2: $21.81 
Step 3: $22.67 
Step 4: $23.57 
Step 5: $24.49 
Step 6: $25.49 
Step 7: $26.51
16 
Step 1: $21.81 
Step 2: $22.67 
Step 3: $23.57 
Step 4: $24.49 
Step 5: $25.49 
Step 6: $26.51 
Step 7: $27.56
17 
Step 1: $22.67 
Step 2: $23.57 
Step 3: $24.49 
Step 4: $25.49 
Step 5: $26.51 
Step 6: $27.56 
Step 7: $28.67
18 
Step 1: $23.57 
Step 2: $24.49 
Step 3: $25.49 
Step 4: $26.51 
Step 5: $27.56 
Step 6: $28.67 
Step 7: $29.81
19 
Step 1: $24.49 
Step 2: $25.49 
Step 3: $26.51 
Step 4: $27.56 
Step 5: $28.67 
Step 6: $29.81 
Step 7: $31.02
20 
Step 1: $25.49 
Step 2: $26.51 
Step 3: $27.56 
Step 4: $28.67 
Step 5: $29.81 
Step 6: $31.02 
Step 7: $32.26
21 
Step 1: $26.51 
Step 2: $27.56 
Step 3: $28.67 
Step 4: $29.81 
Step 5: $31.02 
Step 6: $32.26 
Step 7: $33.55
22 
Step 1: $27.56 
Step 2: $28.67 
Step 3: $29.81 
Step 4: $31.02 
Step 5: $32.26 
Step 6: $33.55 
Step 7: $34.88
23 
Step 1: $28.67 
Step 2: $29.81 
Step 3: $31.02 
Step 4: $32.26 
Step 5: $33.55 
Step 6: $34.88 
Step 7: $36.27
24 
Step 1: $29.81 
Step 2: $31.02 
Step 3: $32.26 
Step 4: $33.55 
Step 5: $34.88 
Step 6: $36.27 
Step 7: $37.73
25 
Step 1: $31.02 
Step 2: $32.26 
Step 3: $33.55 
Step 4: $34.88 
Step 5: $36.27 
Step 6: $37.73 
Step 7: $39.24
26 
Step 1: $32.26 
Step 2: $33.55 
Step 3: $34.88 
Step 4: $36.27 
Step 5: $37.73 
Step 6: $39.24 
Step 7: $40.82
Editor’s notes: Personal leave: 2 personal-leave days per year with pay for discretionary use by employee for situations that are not covered elsewhere in agreement. Leave will be pro-rated for part-time employees. Cannot be carried forward. Standby pay: One-half hour’s pay at regular rate or equivalent time in lieu for each 4 hours on standby or any portion thereof on day that is not paid holiday. For standby on paid holiday, 1 hour’s pay at regular rate or equivalent time in lieu for each 4 hours on standby or any portion thereof. Recreation facilities: Employees, former full-time employees who have retired, will be entitled to receive recreation membership free of charge which entitles them to use of recreation facilities and equipment.
 
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