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Agreement between Northern Dock & Warehouse Co. Ltd. and United Steelworkers of America, Local 6611 Canadian Pacific Railway. British Columbia Coast Steamship Service 1977

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LETTER OP AGREEMENT
Entered into this /5 — day of  Rc8A<79VC/
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BETWEEN:
Northern Dock & Warehouse Co. Ltd,
(hereinafter called the "Company")
AND:
The United Steelworkers of America
(for and on behalf of Local 6611)
(hereinafter called the "Union")
It is understood and agreed that any letters of agreement
shall become part of the Collective Agreement and the provisions of the
Collective Agreement and Letters of Agreement shall be read and construed
together.
With respect to the employment of a Towboat Deckhand the parties
agree to the following:
1. This Letter of Agreemsnt is designed to recognize that due to the
special nature of the job classification of Towboat Deckhand, the
following provisions in the Collective Agreement shall not apply and
the terms of this Letter of Agreement shall apply in their place:
Art. 17.02 (a) (b) (c), 20.05, 20.06, 21, 22.
2. Hours of Work and Overtime
Straight Time shall be paid for hours worked in any day with a minimum
Ji-hour call-out.
Overtime at time and one-half straight time shall be paid for hours
worked in excess of eight hours up to but not including the 11th hour.
The 11th hour and all additional hours worked that day shall be paid
at the rate of double the straight time rate.
3. Subsistence
At any time the vessel is away from the home port of Kitimat, subsis-
.  tence shall be provided by the Company.
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LETTER OF AGREEMENT
PAGE 2
km   Wage Classification
November 1, 1976
$7.65
November 1, 1977
$8.IjO
5* All other terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement which do
not conflict with this Letter of Agreement shall apply to the classification of Towboat Deckhand*
NORTHERN DOCK & WAREHOUSE CO. LTD.
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UNITED STEELWORKERS CP AMERICA
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19 7 6   - 1978
AGREEMENT
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PORTS!©! DOCK & V7AREK0USS CO. LTD.
and
(on behalf of Local Union 6611}
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3KT4ESM:
IORTHEM DOCS & WAREHOUSE CO, LTD,
(hereinafter called the uCompany")
AHD:
(for and on behalf of its Local 6611)
(hereinafter called the "Union") PAGE I
ARTICLE 1 - BARGAIKIKG AGENCY AND RECOGNITION
1.01
The Union, agrees to furnish the Coss-any with the narass of its duly
elected officers and representatives appointed to perform any act-
in connection with the carrying out of this Agreetrent. and undertakes promptly to notify the CoBpany of any change in the personnel
of such officers or representatives.
ARTICLE 2 - DEFINITION OF EMP10SE
2.01
The tsra "employes51 as used in and for the purpose of this Agreesssat
shall include ail employees of the Company, .-orc^pt those er^Ioyees
specified in Section 2.02 hereof.
2„02
The foregoing section of this Article shall not apply to salesss^a,
office staff, general manager,, or those s?ith authority to hire and
fire.
ARTICLE 3 - APPLICATION
3.01
The parties agree that it is aatually beneficial and desirable to
arrange ami  maintain fair and equitable earnings. labour standards,
wage rates and working conditions to obtain efficient operations,
to protect the safety of employees and to provide machinery for the
adj^jstraeat of disputes which may arise between tee parties hereto.
ARTICLE h ~ VSIOS RECOGNITION
li.01
ii.02
The terns and conditions set forth in this /tgree-sent shall have
full force aaad effect for ail employees in the Bargaining Unit as
described in Article 2.
Persons ishose regular Jobs are not in the Bargaining Unit- shall
not work on any jobs ruhich are Included in the Bargaining Unit
except for purposes of instraction, or in esssrgencies «hen regular
employees cannot be contacted within the hour.
ARTICLE £ - MO DISC8IKUIATI0K OR ISTIKIDATIOS
5.01   The Cospany agrees that there shall be no intimidation or discrimination against any employee by reason of his legitiasata activities
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as s isembsr of the Union-.
c, nor because of race, creed., colours  zex.
nationality or religion: and the Union agrees that thers
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no intimidation or discrisiiretlcn on lot;
of the Goapany because of race, cr
religion,,
part, towards any employee
colonr, s»x,  nationality or
ARTICLE 6 - MAMAGEHEMT RIGHTS
6_p__       The Union understands and agrees to recognise that the CoHpany
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snail h?e;e the right to manage arid operate .its works. This right.
shall include but rot he limited to the hirixig and direction of
the saan, the right to retire, promote, demote, discipline, lay-off,
suspend and discharge employees for just cause. Use deters&natiOB
of qualifications &nd. the making $v.&  enf orcer^en/ of rules -
Disciplinary Pleasures shall ho those of Appendix '-'D'1,
The Gosspany agrees that the exercise of its rights in this Articlw
does not relieve the Coispany ox its obligations arising cut of an*
other provision of this AgraoRervh^ or limit the rights of the
employees arising out of any other provision of this Agreement.
ARTICLE
C0B11ITTEEH3S A5SD STEWARDS
7«ff.   The Grievance Committeeman and Shop Steward will be designated in
writing by the Union to the Manage .vent. There shall be ore Steward
for each Foreman or Shift Boss. For the purpose of meeting with
Management Representatives_   the Grievance Coras, ttee will consist of
the Shop Steward and/or Grievance Coaarittsaasan, plus the international
Union Representative. The Shop Steward and/cr the Grievance Cor?anitiee-
jesn will not lose pay for the tirce spent during regularly scheduled
working hoars vhile attending scheduled raseiings 'with Kanagefisent .
Hepre s ent .stives.
ARTICLE 8 - GRXg?MCS PROCEDURE
84)1   "Grievance'5 uiaans any difference h^irsean the Company and any esjployee
or s>fiployeea bound by  this AgreeJsest. A Grievanee also means any
difference between the Gos^any, and any ensployso or e.sfioyefis.. or
the Union, concerning any alleged violation of the Agre^sent or
Disciplinary "assures.
o = G2   htiployees shall only be disciplined or discharged for jast and
prooar csnse. The recognised ferns o7  disclslinsi\y act-ion shall be:
written •warnings (a copy of which shall he given to the es.ploy.sa),
suspension or discharge.
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"Shop otevrard^ shale sisal) an active employee of tar..  Colony appointed
or elected by the Union to deal with Grievance..
"Representative of the Union" shall nsan the Intcreafional Union
Representative servicing this Local Union,
The Union end 'the Cospany shall each f>imish' the other aith the names
of the pei'sons authorised by thera to deal with Grievances.
Should a grievance arise., an honest effort shall be tssde to handle
the grievance in the folioying mannerJ
Stase_l_ ~ The Shop Stesard or Union Representative; with or
without the Grievor in attendance, shall se^-k to settle the
grievance eri_th the p^rac-n  or persons authorised by Management
to deal u'lth the Grievances.
§HLSS.~£. " bailing a satisfactory settlement «lthin ? days
after the grievance was subiiiitittd under Stage 1, the
Grievance Cctszdt&ee, consistie^ of the Union Representative,
Shop Steward and one other srployee elected or appointed hj
the Union, shall seek to settle the Grieranee «?ith the
person or pex-seea authorises hy MsnageKeat to deal with
Grievances.
to Arbitration. The Union and the Co^aey shall endesvoui
to appoint a dingle Arbitrator eihhin a period of Ik 3~Q73?
exclusive of Saturdays, Sunders and Holidays, from the
date the grievance vas referred to arbitration, In the
rant.
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The Arbitrator shall deliver his
in csriting to each of the
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parties. The Arbitrator tsay sxlliy a disciplinary action and
eserd lost earnings to the Srievor or Griovcrs. The Arbitrator
may not irrpose a greater penalty than that imposed by Marrge;:5ent.
The a^farc of the Arbitrator shall he final *£ti  binding upon the
party or parties, hut in no event shall the 'irbihraior have the
power to alter; r^odify cr alette this Agreement in 3>sy respect.
Kach party shall pry its own expenses of Arbitration and one-half
the co-rperij:>atiea are expenses of the Arbitrator.
The Cosrpany shall have the right to refer any grievance to the
Representative of the Union, Failing a sates!sctcry settlea&nt
vitbin Ik  days of the smfes&ssion in writing, of the Grievance by
Page h,......., the Oor-pany,   the Coapany.
to Arbitration ae is pre-'."
L have tins right to
for in Section 8.06,  Stage
'sier the grievance
article 9 - smsssrn
EiSL  There shall be three (3) seniority units, aas&ly:
I,. Bock and Warehouse Department.
2. Mechanical Departssast,
9,02
9.03
9.C6
3« Truck Department*
Seaiority shall apply in cases of promotions, de^tionsj transfers,
lay-offs, and recalls, except uhex-e the skills, competency, efficiency
and qualifIcatior.is of one of the eiepLoyees concerned are proven
deffionstratively greater.
In the application of seniority,, f j.rst consideration shall be given
to an ersILoyee in the case of s promotion or dessotion within a
seniority unit, and Cosspa&y seniority shall be given first consideration in the case of a transfer beteaen one department ano  another
department, a lay-off, or a recall, except ihso ;
(1) transfers which are -rede oa the. basis of Conpany
seniority between one department arid another departtEent,
other than as an alternative to lay-off, shall be v_de
only frcsa apong those employees mho  have submitted in
advance a relevant request in writing to the Company, and
(2) transfers vbich are Bade on the hssis.of Company
seniority between one department and another departssent
rlv b
:  arade to a regular
job opening occurring In
the starting job or jobs in the department, or to a regular
job opening occurring in other than a starting .job providing
s*uch opening is aot to be filled by as employee already in
the depart stent.
Seniority shall not be granted to part-tires employees, if thair
prisssry oKployssent is other than northern Dock & Warehouse Is. Ltd.
Seniority of each employes covered by this Agreenent shell be
established after a probationary period of thirty (30) calendar
days and shall count from date of ewpioyment.
Seniority shall sot he broken by aey approved absence. Approved
absence shall be absence froe r/ork by reason of lay-off sot
exceeding iselvs (12) months, annus'? vacation, service eiih the
Anaad Forces during a national emergency, su-g-envioa for disciplinary reasons, Industrial or non-industrial accident or illness- end
absence for any reason provided sach leaves of absence ate approved
bv
the Cos
sesrv saas
:>nd do  not exceed a period of twelve (12) renrhs.
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ARTICLE 10 zJEML ffiG?rJLTI
10^01  Effective within thirty days of the date of signing of this
Collective ftgreereentj each employee shall, as .--: condition of
aapLoyasent be a treivher of the Union in good standing.
is a party. The assignments shall be in the form agreed to
bsttraen the Coapany and the Union.
10.OS  Tlie Costpany shall deduct, as a condition of each employee's
continued erployrseni, a sura equivalent to Union dues prorated to
conform with the bi-weekly pay gysteK as follows:
(a) Union dues for each employee shall be equal to ..923 hoofs of
total (gross) earnings each two weeks during the reference period
(as defined herein) save that the ulnirciai dues during such period
shall be $2*31 and KaxiSBira dues as corcssjnieated by the Union in
writing to the Company.
(b) The total earnings per hour of each employee shall be calculated by dividing the total earnings in-the reference period by
the total nuisber of hours in the reference period. The  total
nusaber of hours shall bs deessed to include actual hours worked
plus hours of paid vacation and plus hours of paid urr,-?erked
statutory holidays.
(e) Total earnings shall be deesisd to include bass rate earnings
and all pretniuRs (if any) including continuous schedule differentials, xjeekend prea&'SfflS, incentive bonus pay, vacation pay, statutory holiday pay, overtiiee pay, call-in and reporting pay. etc.,
but shall not include any workers' corpmrsation payments or pay-
jssnts under any benevolent, sickness or accident plans.
(d) The reference period shall be the teo weak p&j period iraaed-
iately prior to the pay day on vhich the dues are deducted. Does
shall bs deducted each pay period and resitted to the Financial
Secretary of the Union hy  cheque payable to the International
Secretary-Treasurer of the United Steelvorkers of America. The
Cospany idll, at the tisse of making each such remittance, Base
the esployees f rotn whose pay the deductions have been trade and
the aijsraut of each deduction.
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FAGS 6
10,03
(f) The daductiens referred to above shall coEsnsnce in the case
of each employee who Is in the erploy of the Corpsny at the
effective date of this agreement «ith the south of Severer,
1976, and in the case of each employee entering the esployraent
of the Company subsequent to the effective date of this agreement,
with the pay period for which his first pay cheque fros: the. Company
is received by him.
(g) The Corpany agrees to deduct an initiation fee of Ten Dollars
($10-00) upon receipt of an authorisation provided by the Urd.on
and signed by the employee, and to forward the aiaouni so deducted
to the union, as provided for in sub-section (d) hereof.
All the present and future employees covered by this Agreesnent. as
a condition of future esployissnt, shall sign an agreessnt authorising the Company to Ispleamit the provisions of Article 10,02,
ARTICLE.Ii,_-_AlESUAL IkOktSS
11.01 (a) Employees with less than one year's service shall receive one
day*s vacation for each Konth of service to a masdmrn of ten days
with pay at k% of gross earnings.
(b) Employees trith sore than one year's service but less than
three years8 sex-vice shall annually receive two weeks' vacation
with two weeks" pay or k%  of
ie
(c) Eaaployees witta three years of service shall annually receive
three weeks5 vacation with pay, or 6%  of gross earnings, whichever
is greater.
(d) Employees with eight years of service or saore shall annually
receive four weeks5 vacation vith pay or 85 of gross earnings,
whichever is greater*
(a) Employees %ri.th fifteen or p.sora years «f service shall annually
receive five weeks' vacation with pay or 10$ of gross earnings,
whichever is greater.
(f) An employee who has completed two or ?>x>re years of continuous
service at the end of the previous calendar year shall annually
receive an additional northern allowance pay preiaiua of $200.00.
This aaonnt to be paid to 'the employee at the time he receives
his regular annual vacation pay.
(g) Due to the S.B12II work force, not ssore than three (3) employees,
one frora the Cock Unit, one fross the Truck Unit and one £ro_ the
Mschanical Unit shall be allowed a vacation drying the preferred
period;, provided a replacement can he obtained. The Company Kill
wake every effort to obtain replacements.
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The r.^axirdurropportunity for each employee to select s vacation
titwe of his choice should he elect to take his vacation during the
preferred period, will be limited to twenty-one (21) dsy^-  in on*4
unbroken period.
The preferred period is defined as being from school closing to
Labour Day.
(h) In all cases Annual Vacation Pay shall be paid on the gross
wages earned during the calendar yss:^ preceding the year during
which vacation is taken.
ABTICLS 12 - STATUTOSI HDLIMIS
12.QL  (a) An enployee covered by this agreement shall receive sight hoars3
pay at his regular straight tisss rate for each of the following
eleven statutory holidays. In addition, if an etrpleyee works on
such days he shall receive two times hia regular hourly rate for
each hour worked with a sninitsun of four hours guaranteed work or pay
Mew fears Bay
Good Friday
Easter Monday
Victoria Day
Dominion Day
B, C. Day
Labour Day
Thanks giving Bay
Rovaorcbranoo Bay
Christmas Day
Boxing Day
(b) PsyKssnt of any of the eleven (11) holidays above stipulated
Hill not be avoided should such holidays fail on a. Saturday or
Sunday.
(c) In order to qualify for the statutory holiday pay, an cvpioyo'--
gsost have worked his last scheduled shift before the holiday and
his first scheduled shift following the holiday, unless by doctors
orders he was unable to do so.
(d) Should any of the above stipulated eleven (11) statutory
holidays occur during an employee's vacation period, he shall be
given an extra day's vacation with pay.
(o) Should a civic holiday be declared by a Federal Order that
day shall count as an additional day's holiday and will receive
the saty?.  status as Dovaicion Day.
(f) All eleven (ll) statutory holidays will be observed on the 6ny
on which they actually fall, or by rrutual agreement oi the parties
to substitute another day therefor-
ARTICLE 13 - ItCSCELLAMBOuS PROVISIONS
13451  (a) The Coapany agrees to supply each e?ploye^ with adequate rein
gear - one rain jacket and one pair of rain pants. The Union
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agrees that each employee upon his tsradnation of srployvsant irith
the Company will return, to the Cospany the rain gear issued to hist,
normal wear and tear accepted, and failing to do so, the enployfi--a
shall roiiahurse the Cozipany the cost of such rain gear.
(b) The Cospany agrees that if an evsployea is required to wear a
uniform, as a condition'of erpiojraarit, such garment shall b° Union
made and shall be supplied, Bsintained axis cleaned by the Corspaay.
Hechaaics or Servicemen who work with grease or oil, for the servicing of machinery shall be supplied with coveralls.
^ °5 Mechanieg Tool Allowance
The Cospany shall replace all broken or wora-ont tools not
covered under warranty.
1JL452  Where new types of equipment for •shieh rates of pay are net established by this Agreea:snt_. or new .)ehs are put into effect after the
effective date of this Agreemnt, such rates o£  pay shall be subject
to negotiation between the parties to this Agreement. In the event
that such rates are not agreed upon, either party rt&y invoke the
Grievance and Arbitration procedure herein provided for.
13.03  Health and Welfare benefits shall be paid according to Appendix -'B!2
possible, and especially while an employee is on layoff, endeavour 1
have such work performed by an eaployee within the bargaining unit.
13 .4q  A Represent at ive of the Uirlon and/or the Shop StfiVr'arG,, shall have
access to the Company's establishment daring the working hours for
the purpose of adjusting disputes* However, there trill be no
interruption of the Cciipany!''s working .schedule. Prior permission
shall be requested by the Union or Union Representatives.
AI3TIGLE Ik -  ESTABLISHED PRACTICES
Ik. 01
Any rights and privileges enjoyed by the ©sploysas prior to the
ev.ecTvtion of this Agrsswent shell be coxitlu^ed and no change shall
be put into effect unless raitually a.grsed to "ay 'the Company and the
Union.
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154)1      The Corpsny agrees that it is the rfieponsihility of the Ccapany to
Bjake adequate provisions for the safety of its esplpye«e during the
hours of eaployiiient.
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15»0B  ^ne snployees shall, at all tissas, couply with the Company-:-. safety
rules, and the Corpany and erploysas shall at all tiwss coiaply with
the Accident Prevention Regulations adopted by the Workmen^ Compensation Board and the provisions of the tfcrkisssrs Compensation Act,
and no employes shall be expected or required to work or to continue
to work in contravention of such safety rules and/or Accident Prevention Regulations.
15.03  A a&jaiissaB! of two sen will be employed during barge loading/discharge
operations.
16X1  All eeplcyees covered by this Agreement shall foe paid bi-weekly with
one week holdback.
A^TIC^^lXj^Pja^FOE^TffiE
174jl  All employees covered by this Agreement shell be paid for ell tirae
spent in service of the Company, Rates of pay provided for by this
Agreement shall be r&niKUsrss. Tisa shall bs computed frosa the tiias
that the employee signs in, until he is effectively released from
duty.
ITLzSTL     ^a-' friQr'Q shall be a half-hour teeal internal Kid--way in the employee's
regular shift for which the tins shall bs anpaid. This u?.s\  interval
will norasally be bet-seen 12? 00 noon and 12;.10j however, the Gorpany
may advance or retard this asaai interval by one-half hour if necessary.
(b) Employees driving tracks ifao  are required to work more than two
hours outside of regular hours shall be provided with a sseal, such
sseal to be taken after this two hour period., and for which tints shall
be paid.- Employees other than those driving trucks who are required
to work outside of regular hours shall be provided with a Eaeal at
regular intervals providing they hove not conplefed their shift, for
which tires shall be paid plus a $5200 -real allowance shall apply,
however the Cospsny say retard or advance this real interval hy  one-
half hour if necessary.
(c) An employee who is required to work overtime shall be provided
by the Company with hot seals after each four (u) hours of work and
with a thirty (30) miobte seal interval for which tiiae will be paid.
However the Cos§>any may retard or advance this issai Interval by one-
half hour if necessary,.
(d) In the event of a death in the issssadiate fa. rally 0:? an esployae,
the Corzpmy will, if the erployee attends the funeral, grant hits
three days3 leave of absence with pay at hie regular straight time PAGE 10
"Ijsnsdlate Fasaly" shall sssnj spouse, children, parents,
brothers, sisters, and brothers, sisters and parents of spouse.
(e) An eirplayee who is required to servo as a juror shall have his
earnings Maintained.
ARTICLE tIS -_SffllT&RImCQKpiTIOgS
I8j01  The Gospany agrees to asaintain a clean, sanitary lunch roer.:.. The
Company also agrees to maintain a clean, sanitary washroom baring
hot and cold running water, 0.T1.A with toilet facilities; at its
Kitisat warehouse.
19.(E ytium an auployee assets with an accident, while working for the
Company, he shall be paid his full day's wages for the day of the
accident.
ARTICLE 20 - RATES 0? PAX
204)1  Rates of pay shall be paid in accordance with those outlined in
Appendix "A" and Appendix !,Cs: of this Agreesssnt-
J20.02  An employee not required for work on his next regular scheduled
shift shall be giveii at least twelve (12) hours' notice. (Except
in the case of uncertain arrival and departure of ships.)
20.03  Upon reporting for work, an employee who has not been notified as
heretofore provided in Section 2, shall be guaranteed four (ii) hours'
work or four (h) hours* i^^y?  provided that an errployeo who has been
absent froja work ssast as sues the responsibility of ascertaining frosa
the Corpany if Work is available bafore returning.
20.0k     Waan an employee is required to do work cosing under sore than one
wage category, he shall be paid the rate of the highest wego category
worked in that day. A work day shall be any 2lj~hour period CQKBsencing
at 12 tradnight.
20.05
An employee Krho is required to teork within two hours of completing
his regular shift shall be paid froa the eoipletion of such shift.
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An e?jployee who has worked asore than four hours of his shift but-
less than eight shall bo guaranteed eight hours at the applicable
20. OS  All other hour's of work shall be paid at overtime rates-
20„0?
20,06
contained, such employee shall be entitled to be paid at the store
favourable wage rates while he is so engaged.
If any new job classifications are to be established, or if ?.v.y .job
classifications have been overlooked in this Wage Schedule, the
parties hereto are agreed to negotiate a rate for the Job(s) in
question, and select a suitable .job title. If fee parties are
unable to reach agreement then the dispute shall be settled through
the Grievance and Arbitration Procedures of this Agreeresnt.
204)9  The Corpany agrees to notify the Union ay  letter t»ith regard to the
installation of cabs on the Forklifts.
ARTICLE 21 - OVERTIMS
214a
21.02
21.03
The Company8© policy is to keep overtime at a s&sissasi. hhere there
is a continuing msiouttt of avertitts work, such overtime will be
divided as equally as possible aiaongst employees in their respecti-irp
seniority units who are qualified to perform such work. The purpose
of this article is to provide for a sensible distribution of overtime.
Overtime, at one and one-half tlses an employee's regular hourly rate,
shall be paid for all hours worked in excess of eight hoars pqv  day,
up to but not including the 11th hour. The 11th hour, plus all
additional hours of overtifise, shall he paid at a rate of double the
employee5s regular hourly rate.
The Coi^pany shall notify employees at least two hours prior to the
completion of a regular shift if overhirre Is to be 'scrrked. In
failure to coaply, the Company shall pay a two hour penalty at
overtisse rates.
An employee will not be required to work overtisaa provided he
notifies the Cospsay two hours prior 'to completion of a regular
shift and a competent replacement can be obtained. It ie understood that there shall be sufficient crew available to -Kork a
vessel, barge or other unit at all tiaaes as required-
ARTICLE 22 - CALL OUT
22431  Etapioyees who are called in to work outside of normal working iiours
shall be guaranteed at least four (li) hours8 psy  at overtiae rates, PAGE 12
ARTICLE 23 - SAvUJGS CLAUSE
23.01
So employees who, prior to the data of this Agreement, Here receiving
ffiore than the rate of wages of this schedule, working less hours than
stipulated in this Agreement, shall suffer reduction in wages, conditions; or increase in hours bacause of the adoption of this Agreement.
ARTICLE 2h  - DURATION 0? A0R£B!®NT
2ii„01
2iu02
This Ag^eerrcant shall become effective on the
day of JSVS-SSR^19?6 _____ and shall reraain in effect frc
IIOVEHBER 'Ist7"l9?b """~"     to and including        OCTOBER 31st
veer thereafter.
——?
and shall be renewed autoiaatically fros year
unless either party gives notice of Intent to AiRsnd or Terrainata in
writing to the other party within sixty (60) days prior to the e;-rpira-
tion of this Agreement. In the event that either party serves notice
to the other party of its desire to attend this Agresreant, then this
AgreeiiTent shall continue in effect until such time as a new Agreement
has been reached or until fee Conciliation Procedures, as required hy
legislation, have loeen completed -
The parties agree to seaet to review this Agresiaent within the two
weeks prior to Novesiber 1st, 197?. Upon mutual agreement, the parties
Kay revise any clause or clarification in the Collective Agreassnt.
DATED AT
.!.T*Mr»c-W*™
BRITISH COLUMBIA THIS
DAY CS
Signed on Behalf of:
KCB2BEEH DOCS & K&RSHOUSE CO., LTD.
(For and on behalf of Local 6611)
,. t,:-„^r.'~VZi.r*-"■■.-:.
■    -     "	 APPENDICES
APPENDICES OF THIS AGREEMENT ARE AH INTEGRAL PART THEREOF, AND THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND APPENDICES SHALL BE READ At® C04STRUED
TOGETHER,
APPENDIX 7___
HOURLI MAGE CLASSIFICATION
Group Classiflestion
A. Labourer
B. Forklift Operator
Truck: less than 18,GCG# cc.
Warehous e ran
C. Trucks 18,000# to 362000# cc,
D. Truck: over 36,000$ cc,
Forklift Operator
Over 10sC0b# cc
E» Checker
F. Low Bad
Train Unit
G. Serviceman
Asst.  Bulk Cerasnt Unloader
K.    F.E.  Loader
I.    Mecharric
Bulk Cetasnt Unloader
Kov. 1/76
$?.65
8.03
8.08
8.13
8.18
8.35
8.k3
8.68
9*$k
Effective
Bay. 1/77
m*kQ
8,78
8.83
8.88
8.93
9.10
9.18
9J*3
10.29
\p    Tracks having a B.f.W. of over 80,000-? shall receive a 15£ per hour differ-
J \    ential. yjkc^ly ^^6^7JC   -&> /Vby //?£  &p£e_, <
cc shall be carrying capacity authorised by the fetor Carrier Branch.
Mileage Rates (in cents per mile)
Semi-trailer (single man)
Sleeper (sore than one san)
Train Unit
Train Unit      (sleeper)
Nov. 1/76
.22
-23
*2h
.25 APPENDIX "B"
[SALT'S AND WELFARE
(a)
(b)
\<--/
(d)
The Coiipany ;<$>;-s^s  to pay the cost of. M.S. A. for all its employees.
The Ganpany agrees to provide the employees t?ith: .
(1) $20.COO.CO Life Insurance
(2) $16,000.00 Accidental Dsath and Disueicfcerrent
(3) vl?5.00 per week for a !?2-week pariod Sickness end
Accident Benefit, payable fourth (4th) day sickness,
first (1st) day accident.
Revisions to beeosss effective February 1, 1977 -
The Company agrees to pay the full coal at  the H.S.A. Dental Plan
"A" and "B'2
The Gonsoany agrees to pav the full cost of 14: M.S.A. Extended Health
Plan.
• APPMIJIS.^-^
COST OF LTVXMO ABJUSTlfsHT
For the purposes of this Agreeisient:
1. "Consumer Price Index" shall seen "Consular Price Index - Canada"
all iters? (1961 - 100).
2. Coasus®r Price Index Base shall rear, the Consuassr Price Index base
on Movesber 1, I9?6.
3-   Adjustsssnt dates shall he:
January I, 19?7
Aors.J. 1, 19 f i
July 1,  19?7 _
October 1- 3277
January 1- Iy?o
fepy-jj. 107?!
vrTfT,J19?8"^
If.   '''Change in the Consumer Price Index" is defined as the difference
between (i) the Consumer Price Inder Bass srd (ll) the Csr.se.rru' Price'
Index published in the aonth next preceding th ; rent! in which the
applic&Oie iidjngtsienfc Date falls.
:7        ^Oost-of-Living Ad^ustasgnt" is calculated as below end will he payable
for the thra. -month neriod cojsnsencing with the Adiustjnent Date. effective on each Adjustgasnt Date, a Gost-of-Living Adjustvent equal to
■ne cent per hour for each full -3 cf a point change in the Consumer Price
ndex shall beccre payable for all hcurs paid before the next Adjustment
!ate.
Should the Consumer Price Index in its present fori*, and on the same basis
a3 the Consumer Price Index Base referred to above become unavailable, the
parties shall atterpt to adjust this section or. if agreesrssnt is not reached,
request Statistics Canada to provide the appropriate conversion or adjustment
'shich shall be applicable as of the appropriate Adjustment Date and thereafter
If the Consular Pri.ce Index falls belcej the Consumer Price Index Base, therp
shall he no Cost-of-Living Adjustment.
Example!
Statistics Canada
Consuissr Price Index
(1961 = 100)
If Index is 168.0 (base) or less
11   ,!  ■ 168 but less than 168.3
!'   »  " 168.3 but less than 1.68.6
«   «  " 168.6 "  "   ,s  163-9
"   "  " 168.9 !!  °   !
16?. 2
Amount of
,  COLA
(Per Hour?
NIL
1 cent
2 cents
3 c<=.n.ts
it cents
and so forth, with an adjustment of one cent for each .3 change in the Consurer
Prd.ce Index. APPENDIX "D:|
SCHEDULE OF DISCIPLINARY MEASURES
DESCRIPTION 0? OFFENCE
Absent without authorization (less than 3
working days)
3.
Absent without authorization (3 days or raore)
Altering or forging
CojBoany documents
7
Being at work under ths
influence of liquor
I (a)
(b)
(c)
7.
Bringing or attempting
to bring alcohol in any
form into the Works, or
being found in possession of same within the
Works or on the job,
whether on or off duty
Defacing, damage to or
loss of Company property.
Wilful
Negligence (sdnor dam)
Negligence (snajor dam)
Disobeying instructions
(intentional)
f 8. Failure to observe
i
| 10.
Failing to report
daiaags to Company
property
1st OFFENCE   2nd OFFENCE
3rd OFFENCE
Period to be j
considered inj
deterrd.ning
whether given
offence is tol
be 1st,2nd23r
Warning
Discharge
Discharge
Sent ho rue
i
Warning or
Suspension
Suspension-:
or Disch.
jj 6 Konths
Suspension
h
Discharge
«—_ 4
Suspension
Susp/Disch
cSusp. 1 day
Suspension
Discharge
6 souths
6 Honths
Discharge
Susp. (3 days)
Discharge
Warning
! Susp. (1 day)
Warning    | Susp, (1 day)
Discharge
Susp/Dise.
Susp/Bise.
t
6 Booths
Fighting -- sares rank
Assault on ssvjS rank
Striking Foreman of
higher rank
Warning
Warning
Susp,   (1 day)      i  Susp.  (3 days)
6 months
11. Insubordination;, breach
of rules & regulations
or of the Collective Ag,
Suspension
Suspension   Discharge
<
Suspension   Discharge
„   „__     ,. .__„
L.
Warning
\   Suspei
pension
6 sionthe
6 srsonths
6 Rionths
o Bsontns
continued/ APPENDIX "D" continued
SCHEDULE OF DISCIPLINARY MEASURES
DESCRIPTION OF OFFENCE
1st OFFENCE   2nd OFFENCE
112. Misuse of or tampering  |
with Coapany property     Warning or
or equipment Suspension
3rd OFFENCE
Susp.(3 days) I  Discharge
13. Poor work performance     Warning    | Demotion      j Discharge
5 lii. Running equipment
■without perndssio:
Il5>. Sleeping on job
J16. Theft
! Susp. (I day)- Snsp/Disc
Warning     | Susp/Disc
Period to be
considered ira
dfltermning
whether givn]
offence is tcj
be let.2nd,"
6 Months
! 6 months
6 months
Susp/Disc.
B
* Suspended one day for each day absent.
<*# Disciplinary measures apply to each employee upon completion of his thirty (30)
day probationary period. LETTER OF,AG___BE2jEffiT
ENTERED UTO THIS    3rd        DAY OF    Iteceafaezv 1976.
..*■-..■■ ....■■.-■■....■.■■  . ■■.me miamiMt. »■—.«■»   iIi.*i.»mm■.iwnjji^ijMwuM i.e.-
BETWEEN:
NORTHERN DOCK & WAREHOUSE CO. LTD.
Hereinafter called the Goapany
AND:
THE UNITED STESLWORRERS OF AMERICA
(For and on behalf of Local 6611)
Hereinafter aaLlfid the Union
It is understood and agreed that any Letters of Agreement shall becoajo an
integral part of the Collective Agreement and the provisions of the
Collective AgreeBient and Letters of Agreement shall be read end construed
together.
Ttie  Parties agree to the following:
1. TIHS NOT PAID FOR (a) Healtiise enroute (while on edleage rate)
(b) T±ma  lost as a result of negligence on the
part of the driver.
examples miming out of fuel.
felling to abide hy  drivers manual.
2. WORKTIME
3. TRAVEL TIHS
1*. WAIT TBB
Worktise shall include but not be lii.rJ.tsd to loading.
unloading, repair of equipment, tin© spent on ferries
and teats and when drivers are required to stay i-rith
equipment, fueling, hooking and .^hooking -when satnfl
do not qualify for inclusion in the mileage rate.
The overtirae rates as outlined in the Collective
Agreement will be applied for weekend trips-
(a) Every employes covered undsr this Sgreemnt
when .required to travel by any other mode of
transportation than the Cor^any equipment shall
be paid in the following asanner:-
For the first eight (8) hours in any twenty-four
{2k)  hour periods  his hourly work tii»> rate as
provided for- in this Agreement plus the expense
allowance. Transportation cost wiH be borne
by the Company.
(a) Wait time shall be paid for all tiste spent
waiting to load oi-  unload, waiting for equip-
Kant to be repaired, and waiting for roads to
be cleared - with a maxitseua of eight (8) hours
pay for waiting tins in each twenty-four hour
period. PAGE 2
LAYOVER
(b)
(a)
(b)
Wait tine is clarified as follows: Wait tirce is
not cussilatlve and shall not be subject to overtime except that the overbite rates as outlined
in the Collective Agreement will be applied to
weekend trips. For the purpose of determining
wait tiHje pay, each stop shall be considered a
separate waiting period.
When a driver is held score than one (l) day, he
shall receive Wait Tisse pay for the first eight
(8) hours of each twenty-four (2ii) hour period.
All tiise lost due to delays as a result of overloads or certification violations involving
federal, provincial or city regulationst  shall be
paid for at regular applicable wait time rat*
except that the overti?se rates as outlined in the
Collective Agreement will be applied to weekend
trips. If shall be the duty of the employee to
ascertain that he is not hauling an overload, and
to ascertain that he has all the necessary and
reouired licenses, certificates and permts before
leaving the Cospany terminal, provided however
that the Company shall arrange for all perv?dts to
be rsiade available to its employees.
In the event that drivers are reouired to lay over
during any one round trip or tour away from their
hOBse terasinals, they shall be compensated for layover time as follows, it being understood that
lay-over tia» shall not be cunulative, but shall
mean only one lay—over on such round trip or tour;
For the first twelve (12) hours of each lay-over
no pays
For the next eight (8) hours, lay-over rates as
stipulated in this ."greatsent:
For the next twelve (12) hours - no pay:
For the next eight (8) hours, rates as stipulated
In this Agreement and continuing on  the sase basis
for each twenty (20) hour period of continuing
lay-over.
The lay-over point is to he designated on a ranfs
original orders prior to his dispatch froa point
of origin of trip, save and except In the ease of
accident or breakdown whereby the lay-over point
siay be extended to a point beyond the original
designated lay-over point.
Page 3. o
LAY-OVER continued
PAGE 3
6. EXPENSES
7. MILEAGE RATES
(c) Subsequent rest points Bsay be designated thereafter upon further dispatch, providing however,
that the employee will be entitled to a tniniisum
of 250 r.nies, or equivalent in hourly pay,
between such subsequent rest points.
(a) Each enplcyse cohered by this letter of agreement
will receive in addition to any necessary hotel
accomodations, &  meal allowance of up to $5.00
per meal every four
now.
(b) If an employee is not required to stay overnight
a weal allowance of -$5.00 -per  s^eal every four
hours shall be paid. If this does not cover
expenses the Company shall pay any reasonable
additional expenses incurred if properly supported
by a receipt.
Mileage rates are specified in Appendix SA!1 and will be
paid for as such. They are coivposit« mileage rates to
compensate for duties perforsied in norinal operations -
which Include driving, checking equipment and reports,
including fueling, hook-up and/or unhooking at the
origin and/or destination points except as otherwise
provided hereunder. When the point of rest or destination is within a radius of 25 soles of the point of
hook or unhook, the hooking or unhooking ahall be
included in the auleage rate, provided however, that
such area is on a regular run.
Definition: Kook-up at point of origin is defined as
the initial hook-up of the tractor to the
trailer at the point of co&sser.ce?flent of
trip cr tour.
Unhook at point of destination is defined
as the unhooking of the trailer f roai the
tractor where the driver is effectively
released frois duty on completion of the
trip or tour.
In each case of hook-up and unhook as referred to above
the area of pickup or locating of the trailer mst be
readily accessible without involving rcoveaeni of other
trailer or equipment,
Pag* h. c
PAGE h
8. HILES & HOURS
9. BUSH RUNS
All runs or trips shall be paid for at the mileage
rat..; for sales driven except that the hourly rate shall
apply in the event that the a&ount earned under the
applicable mileage rate provides less than the straight
ti=ji9 hourly rata for the total driving ti?ne on a particular trip. The onus is upon the driver to question the
rate of pay by marking his Trip and Pay Report accordingly.
Trips which include both main highway miles and off-line
bosh siies t^ill be paid for in the following reanner:
Mileage rates for main line highway Bales and
hourly rates
for bush sales.
Any dispute shall be subject to grievance procedure as
outlined in the Collective Agreement.
On behalf of;
LOCAL 6611. UNITED 8TEELW0HXERS OF AHERICA
On behalf oft
NORTHERN DOCK & WAREHOUSE CO. LTD, LETTJR^F^AGRE^OfNT
ENTERED INTO THIS   3rd       MI OF  .December,  1976
•    BETWEEN:
NORTHERN DOCK & WAREHOUSE CO. LTD.
Hereinafter called the Co sparry
AND:
THE UNITED STEELWORXERS OF ANKRICA
(For and on behalf o£ Local 6611)
Hereinafter called the Union
It is understood and agreed that any Letters of Agreernent shall becesse an
integral part of the Collective Agreement and the provisions of the Collective
Agreement and Letters of Agreement shall be read and construed together.
The parties agree to the following:
Re:   Seniority, (Article 9) and Rates of Pay (Article 20s Subsection 05)
Area: "A* Relief Truck Driver
nB" Maehanie and/or Serviceman
It shall be whan any or either of the above-mentioned categories of
employees are brought into work on a different shift, junior sen
say be brought into work before, In place of, or after the senior
man.
The senior Ran shall be guaranteed his income for the regular shift
on that day.
DATED IHXS 3rd   mi OF . _ Daceirber, 1976  at KITIKAT, B.C.
On behalf of:
LOCAL 6611, UNITED STEELWORXERS OF AKERICA
K7 Strange
L. Hunfca
Hi. Pearson
On behalf of:
NORTHERN DOCK & WAREHOUSE CO. LTD,
GT~ET*C'aniioa"
D. J < Hurray

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