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**Appendix "A"

Economics and Social Science Services Group Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend

  • $) Effective June 22, 2010
  • A) Effective June 22, 2011
  • B) Effective June 22, 2012
  • X) Effective June 22, 2013: Restructure
  • C) Effective June 22, 2013
         (Arbitral Award - July 12, 2012)

EC-01 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) June 22, 2010 44350 45903 47508 49173 51584  
A) June 22, 2011 45126 46706 48339 50034 52487  
B) June 22, 2012 45803 47407 49064 50785 53274  
X) June 22, 2013   47407 49064 50785 53274 55112
C) June 22, 2013   48355 50045 51801 54339 56214

EC-02 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) June 22, 2010 50122 51357 52601 54444 56917  
A) June 22, 2011 50999 52256 53522 55397 57913  
B) June 22, 2012 51764 53040 54325 56228 58782  
X) June 22, 2013   53040 54325 56228 58782 60810
C) June 22, 2013   54101 55412 57353 59958 62026

EC-03 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) June 22, 2010 55102 56725 58344 59960 62044  
A) June 22, 2011 56066 57718 59365 61009 63130  
B) June 22, 2012 56907 58584 60255 61924 64077  
X) June 22, 2013   58584 60255 61924 64077 66288
C) June 22, 2013   59756 61460 63162 65359 67614

EC-04 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) June 22, 2010 59009 61233 63328 65517 68498  
A) June 22, 2011 60042 62305 64436 66664 69697  
B) June 22, 2012 60943 63240 65403 67664 70742  
X) June 22, 2013   63240 65403 67664 70742 73183
C) June 22, 2013   64505 66711 69017 72157 74647

EC-05 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) June 22, 2010 70614 73208 75443 77909 81454  
A) June 22, 2011 71850 74489 76763 79272 82879  
B) June 22, 2012 72928 75606 77914 80461 84122  
X) June 22, 2013   75606 77914 80461 84122 87024
C) June 22, 2013   77118 79472 82070 85804 88764

EC-06 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) June 22, 2010 80243 82711 85609 88689 92725  
A) June 22, 2011 81647 84158 87107 90241 94348  
B) June 22, 2012 82872 85420 88414 91595 95763  
X) June 22, 2013   85420 88414 91595 95763 99067
C) June 22, 2013   87128 90182 93427 97678 101048

EC-07 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) June 22, 2010 90244 93453 96274 99194 103707  
A) June 22, 2011 91823 95088 97959 100930 105522  
B) June 22, 2012 93200 96514 99428 102444 107105  
X) June 22, 2013   96514 99428 102444 107105 110800
C) June 22, 2013   98444 101417 104493 109247 113016

EC-08 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) June 22, 2010 98761 101602 104417 107370 112255  
A) June 22, 2011 100489 103380 106244 109249 114219  
B) June 22, 2012 101996 104931 107838 110888 115932  
X) June 22, 2013   104931 107838 110888 115932 119932
C) June 22, 2013   107030 109995 113106 118251 122331

Pay Notes and Pay Increment Administration

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  1. The pay increment period for employees paid in the EC levels 1 to 8 is twelve (12) months, and the pay increase shall be to the next rate in the scale.

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  1. Except as provided in clause 27.03, an employee being paid in the EC levels 1 to 8 shall, on the relevant effective dates of adjustments to rates of pay, be paid in the (A) and (B) scales of rates shown immediately below the employee's former rate of pay.

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  1. Restructure
    1. Effective June 22, 2013, an employee at EC levels 1 through 8 shall be paid in the (X) scale of rates at the rate of pay which is immediately below the employee's former rate of pay, or if there is no such rate, to the rate of pay in the (X) scale of rates which is closest to but not less than the employee's former rate of pay.
    2. Notwithstanding Pay note 3(a), an employee at EC levels 1 though 8 who has been at the maximum of the salary range for twelve (12) months or more on June 22, 2013 will move to the new maximum rate of pay effective June 22, 2013.

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  1. Except as provided in clause 27.03 and Pay note 3(a) and (b), an employee being paid in the EC levels 1 to 8 scale of rates shall, on the relevant effective date of adjustments to rates of pay, be paid in the (C) scale of rates shown immediately below the employee's former rate of pay.
  2. Subject to (1), the pay increment date for an employee appointed on or after May 22, 1981 to a position in the SI classification, or on or after January 15, 1982 in the ES classification, on promotion, demotion or from outside the Public Service, shall be the anniversary date of such appointment. The anniversary date for an employee who was appointed to a position in the SI bargaining unit prior to May 22, 1981 or in the ES bargaining unit prior to January 15, 1982, shall be the date on which the employee received his or her last pay increment.
  3. If an employee dies, the salary due to the employee on the last working day preceding the employees' death shall continue to accrue to the end of the month in which the employee dies. Salary so accrued which has not been paid to the employee as at the date of the employees death shall be paid to the employees' estate.
  4. When an employee who is in receipt of a special duty allowance or an extra duty allowance is granted leave with pay, the employee is entitled during the employees period of leave to receive the allowance if the special or extra duties in respect of which the employee is paid the allowance were assigned to the employee on a continuing basis, or for a period of two (2) more months prior to the period of leave.

Pay Notes for CBSA Employees

  1. This pay note applies to employees that were appointed or transferred upon creation of the CBSA.
  2. Should the employee's salary exceed the maximum of the range for his or her group and level, the employee's salary shall remain unchanged until such time as the maximum rate of pay for the employee's group and level is equal to, or greater than, the employee's salary.

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  1. Effective June 22, 2011, should the employee's salary be within the new salary band in the "A" line, the employee's new rate of pay shall be the step in the "A" line which is closest to, but not less than, the rate of pay received on that day. Furthermore the employee shall be entitled to a lump sum payment in an annualized amount equivalent to the difference between the value of the economic increase (i.e. one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%)) and the actual salary increase, to be paid bi-weekly.

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  1. Effective June 22, 2011, employees who continue to be subject to paragraph (b) shall receive a lump sum payment in an annualized amount equivalent to one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) of the employee's rate of pay, to be paid bi-weekly, in lieu of the economic increase.

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  1. Effective June 22, 2012, should the employee's salary be within the new salary band in the "B" line, the employee's new rate of pay shall be the step in the "B" line which is closest to, but not less than, the rate of pay received on that day. Furthermore the employee shall be entitled to a lump sum in an annualized amount equivalent to the difference between the value of the economic increase (i.e. one decimal five per cent (1.5%)) and the actual salary increase, to be paid bi-weekly.

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  1. Effective June 22, 2012, employees subject to paragraph (b) shall receive a lump sum payment in an annualized amount equivalent to one decimal five per cent (1.5%) of the employee's rate of pay, to be paid bi-weekly, in lieu of the economic increase.

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  1. Effective June 22, 2013, should the employee's salary be within the new salary band in the "X" line, the employee's new rate of pay shall be the step in the "X" line which is closest to, but not less than, the rate of pay received on that day.

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  1. Effective June 22, 2013, should the employee's salary be within the new salary band in the "C" line, the employee's new rate of pay shall be the step in the "C" line which is closest to, but not less than, the rate of pay received on that day. Furthermore the employee shall be entitled to a lump sum in an annualized amount equivalent to the difference between the value of the economic increase (i.e. two per cent (2.0%)) and the actual salary increase, to be paid bi-weekly.

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  1. Effective June 22, 2013, employees subject to paragraph (b) shall receive a lump sum payment in an annualized amount equivalent to two per cent (2.0%) of the employee's rate of pay, to be paid bi-weekly, in lieu of the economic increase.
  2. All other provisions of the new collective agreement shall apply.

**Appendix "B"

Part-time Employees

Definition

B.01 Part-time employee means an employee whose weekly scheduled hours of work on average are less than those established in Article 28, but not less than those prescribed in the PSLRA.

General

B.02 Part-time employees shall be entitled to the benefits provided under this Agreement in the same proportion as their normal scheduled weekly hours of work compare with the normal weekly hours of work of full-time employees unless otherwise specified in this Agreement.

B.03 Part-time employees shall be paid at the straight-time rate of pay for all work performed up to seven decimal five (7.5) hours in a day or thirty-seven decimal five (37.5) hours in a week.

B.04 The days of rest provisions of this agreement apply only in a week when a part-time employee has worked five (5) days and the weekly hours specified by this agreement.

B.05 Leave will only be provided:

  1. during those periods in which employees are scheduled to perform their duties;
    or
  2. where it may displace other leave as prescribed by this Agreement.

Designated Holidays

B.06 A part-time employee shall not be paid for the designated holidays but shall, instead be paid four decimal two five per cent (4.25%) for all straight-time hours worked.

B.07 When a part-time employee is required to work on a day which is prescribed as a designated paid holiday for a full-time employee in clause 20.01 of this agreement, the employee shall be paid at time and one-half (1 1/2) of the straight-time rate of pay for all time worked up to the regular daily scheduled hours of work as specified by this agreement and double (2T) thereafter.

B.08 A part-time employee who reports for work as directed on a day which is prescribed as a designated paid holiday for a full-time employee in clause 20.01 of this agreement, shall be paid for the time actually worked in accordance with clause B.07, or a minimum of four (4) hours pay at the straight-time rate, whichever is greater

Overtime

B.09 Overtime means authorized work performed in excess of seven decimal five (7.5) hours per day or thirty-seven decimal five (37.5) hours per week but does not include time worked on a holiday.

B.10 Subject to B.09 a part-time employee who is required to work overtime shall be paid overtime as specified by this agreement.

Call-Back

B.11 When a part-time employee meets the requirements to receive call-back pay in accordance with 31.01(c) and is entitled to receive the minimum payment rather than pay for actual time worked, the part-time employee shall be paid a minimum payment of four (4) hours pay at the straight-time rate.

Reporting Pay

B.12 Subject to B.04, when a part-time employee meets the requirements to receive reporting pay on a day of rest, in accordance with the reporting pay provision of this Agreement, and is entitled to receive a minimum payment rather than pay for actual time worked, the part-time employee shall be paid a minimum payment of four (4) hours pay at the straight-time rate of pay.

Bereavement Leave

B.13 Notwithstanding clause B.02, there shall be no prorating of a "day" in clause 21.02, Bereavement Leave With Pay.

Vacation Leave

B.14 A part-time employee shall earn vacation leave credits for each month in which the employee receives pay for at least twice (2T) the number of hours in the employee's normal workweek, at the rate for years of service established in the vacation leave entitlement clause specified by this Agreement, prorated and calculated as follows:

  1. when the entitlement is nine decimal three seven five (9.375) hours a month, .250 multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
  2. when the entitlement is twelve decimal five (12.5) hours a month, .333 multiplied by the number of the hours in the employee's work week per month;
  3. when the entitlement is thirteen decimal seven five (13.75) hours a month, .367 multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
  4. when the entitlement is fourteen decimal three seven five (14.375) hours a month, .383 multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
  5. when the entitlement is fifteen decimal six two five (15.625) hours a month, .417 multiplied by the number of hours in employee's work week per month;
  6. when the entitlement is sixteen decimal eight seven five (16.875) hours a month, .450 multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's workweek per month;
  7. when the entitlement is eighteen decimal seven five (18.75) hours a month, .500 multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's workweek per month.

Sick Leave

B.15 A part-time employee shall earn sick leave credits at the rate of one-quarter (1/4) of the number of hours in an employee's normal workweek for each calendar month in which the employee has received pay for at least twice (2T) the number of hours in the employee's normal workweek.

B.16 Vacation and Sick Leave Administration

  1. For the purposes of administration of clauses B.14 and B.15, where an employee does not work the same number of hours each week, the normal workweek shall be the weekly average of the hours worked at the straight-time rate calculated on a monthly basis.
  2. An employee whose employment in any month is a combination of both full-time and part-time employment shall not earn vacation or sick leave credits in excess of the entitlement of a full-time employee.

Severance Pay

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B.17 Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 25, Severance Pay, of this Agreement, where the period of continuous employment in respect of which severance benefit is to be paid consists of both full- and part-time employment or varying levels of part-time employment, the benefit shall be calculated as follows: the period of continuous employment eligible for severance pay shall be established and the part-time portions shall be consolidated to equivalent full-time. The equivalent full-time period in years shall be multiplied by the full-time weekly pay rate as described in clause 25.03 to produce the severance pay.