Research (RE) 212/216/225/229 - Collective Agreement


**Appendix A

HR - Historical Research
Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend


HR-1 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5

* With Intermediate Steps of $10

$) October 1, 2009 26728 to 46844 See table note 1 * 48695 50603 52512 54425
A) October 1, 2010 27129 to 47547 See table note 1 * 49425 51362 53300 55241
B) October 1, 2011 27604 to 48379 See table note 1 * 50290 52261 54233 56208
C) October 1, 2012 28018 to 49105 See table note 1 * 51044 53045 55046 57051
X) November 7, 2012 32018 to 53105 See table note 1 * 55044 57045 59046 61051
D) October 1, 2013 32658 to 54167 See table note 1 * 56145 58186 60227 62272

HR-2 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
$) October 1, 2009 54949 57020 59099 61178
A) October 1, 2010 55773 57875 59985 62096
B) October 1, 2011 56749 58888 61035 63183
C) October 1, 2012 57600 59771 61951 64131
X) November 7, 2012 61600 63771 65951 68131
D) October 1, 2013 62832 65046 67270 69494


HR-3 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
$) October 1, 2009 63417 65811 68212 70608
A) October 1, 2010 64368 66798 69235 71667
B) October 1, 2011 65494 67967 70447 72921
C) October 1, 2012 66476 68987 71504 74015
X) November 7, 2012 70476 72987 75504 78015
D) October 1, 2013 71886 74447 77014 79575


HR-4 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
$) October 1, 2009 74341 77243 80140 83034
A) October 1, 2010 75456 78402 81342 84280
B) October 1, 2011 76776 79774 82765 85755
C) October 1, 2012 77928 80971 84006 87041
X) November 7, 2012 81928 84971 88006 91041
D) October 1, 2013 83567 86670 89766 92862


HR-5 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
$) October 1, 2009 80564 84903 89244 93585
A) October 1, 2010 81772 86177 90583 94989
B) October 1, 2011 83203 87685 92168 96651
C) October 1, 2012 84451 89000 93551 98101
X) November 7, 2012 88451 93000 97551 102101
D) October 1, 2013 90220 94860 99502 104143

Pay Notes

Pay Increment
  1. The pay increment period for all employees, other than those paid in that part of the HR-1 scale of rates identified by ten- dollar ($10) intermediate steps, is fifty-two (52) weeks and a pay increment shall be to the next rate in the scale of rates.
  2. For all employees paid in that part of the HR-1 scale of rates identified by ten-dollar ($10) intermediate steps, the pay increment period is twenty-six (26) weeks and a pay increment shall be three hundred dollars ($300), or such higher amount that the Employer may determine, provided that the last rate in that part of the scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps is not exceeded.
Pay Adjustment Administration

**

  1. Except in the case of employees being paid in that part of the HR-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps, and subject to note 9, an employee shall be paid effective October 1, 2010, in the "A" scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below his former rate.

**

  1. An employee being paid in that part of the HR-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps shall be paid, effective October 1, 2010, in the "A" scale of rates of pay, at a rate that is one decimal five per cent (1.5%) higher than his former rate, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10), provided that the last step in the ten dollar ($10) step part of the scale is not exceeded.

**

  1. An employee being paid in that part of the HR-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps shall be paid, effective October 1, 2011, in the "B" scale of rates of pay, at a rate that is one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) higher than his former rate, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10), provided that the last step in the ten dollar ($10) step part of the scale is not exceeded.

**

  1. An employee being paid in that part of the HR-1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps shall be paid, effective October 1, 2012, in the "C" scale of rates of pay, at a rate that is one decimal five per cent (1.5%) higher than his former rate, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10), provided that the last step in the ten dollar ($10) step part of the scale is not exceeded.

**

  1. An employee being paid in that part of the HR-01 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps shall be paid, effective November 7, 2012, in the "X" scale of rates of pay, at a rate that is four thousand dollars ($4,000) higher than his former rate of pay.

**

  1. An employee being paid in that part of the HR‑1 scale of rates identified by ten dollar ($10) intermediate steps shall be paid, effective October 1, 2013, in the "D" scale of rates of pay, at a rate that is two per cent (2.0%) higher than his former rate, rounded to the nearest ten dollars ($10), provided that the last step in the ten dollar ($10) step part of the scale is not exceeded.
  2. Notwithstanding Pay Note 3, where in the retroactive period, an employee, other than one to whom Pay Notes 4, 5 and 6 apply, was paid on initial appointment at a rate of pay above the minimum, or was promoted or transferred and paid at a rate of pay above the rate specified by the regulations for promotion or transfer, he shall be paid in the new scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below his former rate, unless he was otherwise informed in writing prior to his appointment that a negotiated pay increase would not apply to him, in which case he shall be paid at the rate of pay nearest to but not less than the rate of pay at which he was appointed.
  3. An increase from that part of the HR-1 scale identified by ten-dollar ($10) intermediate steps in the fixed incremental part of the scale shall take place on the date on which the Employer certifies that the employee should be paid at that rate.
  4. Every employee being paid in that part of the HR-1 scale identified by ten-dollar ($10) intermediate steps will have his performance reviewed by the Employer within two (2) years of his appointment to that part of the scale with a view to ascertaining whether the employee should be paid at the first (1st) step in the fixed incremental part of the scale. On the basis of this review, the Employer will decide whether to certify that the employee should be paid at that point in time at the first (1st) step in that part of the scale. An employee who continues to be paid in that part of the scale identified by ten-dollar ($10) intermediate steps after the second (2nd) anniversary of his appointment will have his performance reviewed at least annually thereafter.
  5. The pay increment date for an employee, appointed to a position in the bargaining unit on promotion, demotion or from outside the public service after the date of signing of this Agreement, shall be the first (1st) Monday following the pay increment period specified in the pay notes as calculated from the date of the promotion, demotion or appointment from outside the public service.

MA - Mathematics
Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend


MA-1 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1
$) October 1, 2009 28480 to 48851
A) October 1, 2010 28907 to 49584
X) October 1, 2011 28907 to 49584
B) October 1, 2011 29413 to 50452
C) October 1, 2012 29854 to 51209
D) October 1, 2013 30451 to 52233

MA-2 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) October 1, 2009 50007 51431 52849 54364 56142 57893
A) October 1, 2010 50757 52202 53642 55179 56984 58761
X) October 1, 2011 50757 52202 53642 55179 56984 58761
B) October 1, 2011 51645 53116 54581 56145 57981 59789
C) October 1, 2012 52420 53913 55400 56987 58851 60686
D) October 1, 2013 53468 54991 56508 58127 60028 61900

MA-3 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5
$) October 1, 2009 60880 62980 65085 67207 69330
A) October 1, 2010 61793 63925 66061 68215 70370
X) October 1, 2011 61793 63925 66061 68215 70370
B) October 1, 2011 62874 65044 67217 69409 71601
C) October 1, 2012 63817 66020 68225 70450 72675
D) October 1, 2013 65093 67340 69590 71859 74129

MA-4 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5
$) October 1, 2009 72695 74850 77218 79593 81957
A) October 1, 2010 73785 75973 78376 80787 83186
X) October 1, 2011 73785 75973 78376 80787 83186
B) October 1, 2011 75076 77303 79748 82201 84642
C) October 1, 2012 76202 78463 80944 83434 85912
D) October 1, 2013 77726 80032 82563 85103 87630

MA-5 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
$) October 1, 2009 85164 87540 90528 93478
A) October 1, 2010 86441 88853 91886 94880
X) October 1, 2011 86441 88853 91886 94880
B) October 1, 2011 87954 90408 93494 96540
C) October 1, 2012 89273 91764 94896 97988
D) October 1, 2013 91058 93599 96794 99948

MA-6 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
$) October 1, 2009 94871 97874 100748 103540
A) October 1, 2010 96294 99342 102259 105093
X) October 1, 2011 96294 99342 102259 105093
B) October 1, 2011 97979 101080 104049 106932
C) October 1, 2012 99449 102596 105610 108536
D) October 1, 2013 101438 104648 107722 110707

MA-7 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
$) October 1, 2009 102446 105235 108023 110829
A) October 1, 2010 103983 106814 109643 112491
X) October 1, 2011 105439 108309 111178 114066
B) October 1, 2011 107284 110204 113124 116062
C) October 1, 2012 108893 111857 114821 117803
D) October 1, 2013 111071 114094 117117 120159

Pay Notes

Pay Increment
  1. The pay increment period for all employees in the MA-1 level is six (6) months, and the minimum pay increase shall be three hundred dollars ($300) or such higher amount that the Employer may determine, or if there is no such step, to the maximum of the pay range.
  2. For all employees other than MA-1, the pay increment period is twelve (12) months. The pay increment shall be to the next higher rate in the pay range.
Pay Adjustment Administration
  1. All employees other than MA-1, shall be paid in the (A) range of rates at the rate shown immediately below their former rate on the relevant adjustment dates.

**

  1. All employees paid as MA-1, shall effective October 1, 2010, be paid in the (A) range of rates at the rate that is nearest to their former rate increased by one decimal five per cent (1.5%) provided that the maximum rate is not exceeded.

**

  1. All employees paid as MA-1, shall effective October 1, 2011, be paid in the (B) range of rates at the rate that is nearest to their former rate increased by one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) provided that the maximum rate is not exceeded.

**

  1. All employees paid as MA-1, shall effective October 1, 2012, be paid in the (C) range of rates at the rate that is nearest to their former rate increased by one decimal five per cent (1.5%) provided that the maximum rate is not exceeded.

**

  1. All employees paid as MA-1, shall effective October 1, 2013, be paid in the (D) range of rates at the rate that is nearest to their former rate increased by two per cent (2.0%) provided that the maximum rate is not exceeded.

**

  1. All employees paid as MA-07, shall effective October 1, 2011, be paid in the (X) range of rates, at the rate shown immediately below his former rate.
Appointment Above the Minimum
  1. Notwithstanding Pay Notes 3 to 6, where in the retroactive period, an employee was paid on initial appointment at a rate of pay above the minimum, or was promoted or transferred and paid at a rate of pay above the rate specified by the regulations for promotion or transfer, he shall be paid in the new scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below his former rate, unless he was otherwise informed in writing prior to his appointment that a negotiated pay increase would not apply to him, in which case he shall be paid at the rate of pay nearest to but not less than the rate of pay at which he was appointed.
  2. The pay increment date for an employee, appointed on or after December 23, 1980, to a position in the bargaining unit upon 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 bargaining unit prior to December 23, 1980 remains unchanged.

SE - Scientific Research
Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend

Subgroup: Research Scientist


SE-RES-1 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2009 49720 52334 54950 57568 60183 62794 65415
A) October 1, 2010 50466 53119 55774 58432 61086 63736 66396
B) October 1, 2011 51349 54049 56750 59455 62155 64851 67558
C) October 1, 2012 52119 54860 57601 60347 63087 65824 68571
D) October 1, 2013 53161 55957 58753 61554 64349 67140 69942

SE-RES-2 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9
$) October 1, 2009 61737 65580 69424 73269 77112 80952 84798 88642 92478
A) October 1, 2010 62663 66564 70465 74368 78269 82166 86070 89972 93865
B) October 1, 2011 63760 67729 71698 75669 79639 83604 87576 91547 95508
C) October 1, 2012 64716 68745 72773 76804 80834 84858 88890 92920 96941
D) October 1, 2013 66010 70120 74228 78340 82451 86555 90668 94778 98880


SE-RES-3 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9
$) October 1, 2009 78020 81101 84179 87254 90336 93418 96497 99575 102655
A) October 1, 2010 79190 82318 85442 88563 91691 94819 97944 101069 104195
B) October 1, 2011 80576 83759 86937 90113 93296 96478 99658 102838 106018
C) October 1, 2012 81785 85015 88241 91465 94695 97925 101153 104381 107608
D) October 1, 2013 83421 86715 90006 93294 96589 99884 103176 106469 109760


SE-RES-4 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2009 93436 96857 100275 103692 107113 110528 113947
A) October 1, 2010 94838 98310 101779 105247 108720 112186 115656
B) October 1, 2011 96498 100030 103560 107089 110623 114149 117680
C) October 1, 2012 97945 101530 105113 108695 112282 115861 119445
D) October 1, 2013 99904 103561 107215 110869 114528 118178 121834

SE-RES-5 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
$) October 1, 2009 102308 106050 109796 113539 117284 121027 124773
A) October 1, 2010 103843 107641 111443 115242 119043 122842 126645
B) October 1, 2011 105660 109525 113393 117259 121126 124992 128861
C) October 1, 2012 107245 111168 115094 119018 122943 126867 130794
D) October 1, 2013 109390 113391 117396 121398 125402 129404 133410

Subgroup: Research Manager


SE-REM-1 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9
$) October 1, 2009 79600 82682 85763 88841 91919 95001 98077 101159 104238
A) October 1, 2010 80794 83922 87049 90174 93298 96426 99548 102676 105802
B) October 1, 2011 82208 85391 88572 91752 94931 98113 101290 104473 107654
C) October 1, 2012 83441 86672 89901 93128 96355 99585 102809 106040 109269
D) October 1, 2013 85110 88405 91699 94991 98282 101577 104865 108161 111454


SE-REM-2 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9
$) October 1, 2009 91786 94896 98011 101124 104238 107349 110462 113574 116686
A) October 1, 2010 93163 96319 99481 102641 105802 108959 112119 115278 118436
B) October 1, 2011 94793 98005 101222 104437 107654 110866 114081 117295 120509
C) October 1, 2012 96215 99475 102740 106004 109269 112529 115792 119054 122317
D) October 1, 2013 98139 101465 104795 108124 111454 114780 118108 121435 124763

Pay Notes

Pay Increment
  1. The pay increment period for all employees is twelve (12) months and the pay increment date is April 1. A pay increment shall be to the next higher rate in the scale of rates.
    1. Notwithstanding Pay Note 1, an employee who is initially appointed from outside the public service or is promoted into the Scientific Research classification or promoted between the RES and REM classifications shall be considered for a first (1st) pay increment on the first (1st) of April immediately following the employee's date of appointment, provided:
      1. the employee's appointment date was on or before the preceding October 1,
        and
      2. the employee has earned at least six (6) complete months' pay.
    2. Notwithstanding Pay Note 1, an employee who is transferred to the Scientific Research classification shall be considered for a first (1st) pay increment on the first (1st) of April immediately following the employee's date of appointment, provided the employee did not receive an increment in his former classification since the preceding October 1.
    3. If an employee does not meet the requirements in (a) or (b) above, the employee shall not be eligible for a first (1st) pay increment until the next following increment date of April 1.
    4. A complete month, for the purpose of this clause, is one in which the employee has earned at least ten (10) days' pay.
Pay Adjustment Administration
  1. An employee shall, on the relevant effective date of adjustment to rates of pay, be paid in the (A) scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below his former rate.
  2. Notwithstanding Pay Note 3, where in the retroactive period, an employee was paid on initial appointment at a rate of pay above the minimum, or was promoted or transferred and paid at a rate of pay above the rate specified by the regulations for promotion or transfer, he shall be paid in the new scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below his former rate, unless he was otherwise informed in writing prior to his appointment that a negotiated pay increase would not apply to him, in which case he shall be paid at the rate of pay nearest to but not less than the rate of pay at which he was appointed.

DS - Defence Scientific Service
Annual Rates of Pay

Table Legend


DS-1 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1
$) October 1, 2009 32738 to 49969
A) October 1, 2010 33229 to 50719
B) October 1, 2011 33811 to 51607
C) October 1, 2012 34318 to 52381
X) November 7, 2012 42818 to 60881
D) October 1, 2013 43674 to 62099

DS-2 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5
$) October 1, 2009 40642 45049 51915 53789 56123
A) October 1, 2010 41252 45725 52694 54596 56965
B) October 1, 2011 41974 46525 53616 55551 57962
C) October 1, 2012 42604 47223 54420 56384 58831
X) November 7, 2012 51104 55723 62920 64884 67331
D) October 1, 2013 52126 56837 64178 66182 68678

DS-3 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7

/ Level 1 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

$) October 1, 2009 56123 58461 60800 See table note 2 / 63136 65477 See table note 2 / 67816 70154
A) October 1, 2010 56965 59338 61712 See table note 2 / 64083 66459 See table note 2 / 68833 71206
B) October 1, 2011 57962 60376 62792 See table note 2 / 65204 67622 See table note 2 / 70038 72452
C) October 1, 2012 58831 61282 63734 See table note 2 / 66182 68636 See table note 2 / 71089 73539
X) November 7, 2012 67331 69782 72234 See table note 2 / 74682 77136 See table note 2 / 79589 82039
D) October 1, 2013 68678 71178 73679 See table note 2 / 76176 78679 See table note 2 / 81181 83680

DS-4 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars) - Steps 1 to 5
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5

/ Level 1 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

$) October 1, 2009 73380 75449 See table note 3 / 77515 79585 See table note 3 / 81648
A) October 1, 2010 74481 76581 See table note 3 / 78678 80779 See table note 3 / 82873
B) October 1, 2011 75784 77921 See table note 3 / 80055 82193 See table note 3 / 84323
C) October 1, 2012 76921 79090 See table note 3 / 81256 83426 See table note 3 / 85588
X) November 7, 2012 85421 87590 See table note 3 / 89756 91926 See table note 3 / 94088
D) October 1, 2013 87129 89342 See table note 3 / 91551 93765 See table note 3 / 95970

DS-4 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars) - Steps 6 to 9
Effective Date Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9

/ Level 1 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

// Level 2 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

$) October 1, 2009 83716 See table note 4 / 85784 See table note 4 / 87845 See table note 5 // 89919 See table note 4 /
A) October 1, 2010 84972 See table note 4 / 87071 See table note 4 / 89163 See table note 5 // 91268 See table note 4 /
B) October 1, 2011 86459 See table note 4 / 88595 See table note 4 / 90723 See table note 5 // 92865 See table note 4 /
C) October 1, 2012 87756 See table note 4 / 89924 See table note 4 / 92084 See table note 5 // 94258 See table note 4 /
X) November 7, 2012 96256 See table note 4 / 98424 See table note 4 / 100584 See table note 5 // 102758 See table note 4 /
D) October 1, 2013 98181 See table note 4 / 100392 See table note 4 / 102596 See table note 5 // 104813 See table note 4 /

DS-4 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars) - Steps 10 to 13
Effective Date Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13

/ Level 1 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

$) October 1, 2009 91981 See table note 6 / 94052 See table note 6 / 96117 See table note 6 / 98186
A) October 1, 2010 93361 See table note 6 / 95463 See table note 6 / 97559 See table note 6 / 99659
B) October 1, 2011 94995 See table note 6 / 97134 See table note 6 / 99266 See table note 6 / 101403
C) October 1, 2012 96420 See table note 6 / 98591 See table note 6 / 100755 See table note 6 / 102924
X) November 7, 2012 104920 See table note 6 / 107091 See table note 6 / 109255 See table note 6 / 111424
D) October 1, 2013 107018 See table note 6 / 109233 See table note 6 / 111440 See table note 6 / 113652

DS-5 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars) - Steps 1 to 5
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5

/ Level 1 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

$) October 1, 2009 90353 See table note 7 / 92674 See table note 7 / 94999 See table note 7 / 97319 See table note 7 / 99644 See table note 7 /
A) October 1, 2010 91708 See table note 7 / 94064 See table note 7 / 96424 See table note 7 / 98779 See table note 7 / 101139 See table note 7 /
B) October 1, 2011 93313 See table note 7 / 95710 See table note 7 / 98111 See table note 7 / 100508 See table note 7 / 102909 See table note 7 /
C) October 1, 2012 94713 See table note 7 / 97146 See table note 7 / 99583 See table note 7 / 102016 See table note 7 / 104453 See table note 7 /
X) November 7, 2012 103213 See table note 7 / 105646 See table note 7 / 108083 See table note 7 / 110516 See table note 7 / 112953 See table note 7 /
D) October 1, 2013 105277 See table note 7 / 107759 See table note 7 / 110245 See table note 7 / 112726 See table note 7 / 115212 See table note 7 /

DS-5 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars) - Steps 6 to 10
Effective Date Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10

/ Level 1 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

// Level 2 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

$) October 1, 2009 101967 See table note 8 / 104558 See table note 8 / 107128 See table note 9 // 109658 See table note 8 / 112184
A) October 1, 2010 103497 See table note 8 / 106126 See table note 8 / 108735 See table note 9 // 111303 See table note 8 / 113867
B) October 1, 2011 105308 See table note 8 / 107983 See table note 8 / 110638 See table note 9 // 113251 See table note 8 / 115860
C) October 1, 2012 106888 See table note 8 / 109603 See table note 8 / 112298 See table note 9 // 114950 See table note 8 / 117598
X) November 7, 2012 115388 See table note 8 / 118103 See table note 8 / 120798 See table note 9 // 123450 See table note 8 / 126098
D) October 1, 2013 117696 See table note 8 / 120465 See table note 8 / 123214 See table note 9 // 125919 See table note 8 / 128620

DS-6 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7

/ Level 1 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

$) October 1, 2009 105033 See table note 10 / 107615 See table note 10 / 110202 See table note 10 / 112786 See table note 10 / 115374 See table note 10 / 117952 See table note 10 / 120534
A) October 1, 2010 106608 See table note 10 / 109229 See table note 10 / 111855 See table note 10 / 114478 See table note 10 / 117105 See table note 10 / 119721 See table note 10 / 122342
B) October 1, 2011 108474 See table note 10 / 111141 See table note 10 / 113812 See table note 10 / 116481 See table note 10 / 119154 See table note 10 / 121816 See table note 10 / 124483
C) October 1, 2012 110101 See table note 10 / 112808 See table note 10 / 115519 See table note 10 / 118228 See table note 10 / 120941 See table note 10 / 123643 See table note 10 / 126350
X) November 7, 2012 118601 See table note 10 / 121308 See table note 10 / 124019 See table note 10 / 126728 See table note 10 / 129441 See table note 10 / 132143 See table note 10 / 134850
D) October 1, 2013 120973 See table note 10 / 123734 See table note 10 / 126499 See table note 10 / 129263 See table note 10 / 132030 See table note 10 / 134786 See table note 10 / 137547

DS-7 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5

/ Level 1 - DS Merit Review to assess the state of professional development of the scientist.

$) October 1, 2009 115108 See table note 11 / 117696 See table note 11 / 120283 See table note 11 / 122870 125457
A) October 1, 2010 116835 See table note 11 / 119461 See table note 11 / 122087 See table note 11 / 124713 127339
B) October 1, 2011 118880 See table note 11 / 121552 See table note 11 / 124224 See table note 11 / 126895 129567
C) October 1, 2012 120663 See table note 11 / 123375 See table note 11 / 126087 See table note 11 / 128798 131511
X) November 7, 2012 129163 See table note 11 / 131875 See table note 11 / 134587 See table note 11 / 137298 140011
D) October 1, 2013 131746 See table note 11 / 134513 See table note 11 / 137279 See table note 11 / 140044 142811

Pay Notes

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  1. Effective October 1, 2010, an employee shall be paid in the "A" scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below the employee's former rate, except that an employee paid in the DS-1 scale of rates shall be paid, effective October 1, 2010, at a rate that is one decimal five per cent (1.5%) higher than his former rate providing that the maximum rate in the DS-1 scale of rates is not exceeded.

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  1. Effective October 1, 2011, an employee shall be paid in the "B" scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below the employee's former rate, except that an employee paid in the DS-1 scale of rates shall be paid, effective October 1, 2011, at a rate that is one decimal seven five per cent (1.75%) higher than his former rate providing that the maximum rate in the DS-1 scale of rates is not exceeded.

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  1. Effective October 1, 2012, an employee shall be paid in the "C" scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below the employee's former rate, except that an employee paid in the DS-1 scale of rates shall be paid, effective October 1, 2012, at a rate that is one decimal five per cent (1.5%) higher than his former rate providing that the maximum rate in the DS-1 scale of rates is not exceeded.

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  1. Effective November 7, 2012, an employee shall be paid in the "X" scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below the employee’s former rate, except that an employee paid in the DS-1 scale of rates shall be paid, effective November 7, 2012, at a rate that is eight thousand five hundred dollars ($8,500) higher than his former rate of pay.

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  1. Effective October 1, 2013, an employee shall be paid in the "D" scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below the employee's former rate, except that an employee paid in the DS 1 scale of rates shall be paid, effective October 1, 2013, at a rate that is two per cent (2.0%) higher than his former rate providing that the maximum rate in the DS 1 scale of rates is not exceeded.
  2. Subject to the provisions of Article 45 and Appendix A, the Defence Scientific Service Pay Plan which does not form part of this Collective Agreement, governs the application of pay to employees in this bargaining unit. To the extent that this Plan modifies existing terms and conditions governing the application of pay in this bargaining unit, the Defence Scientific Service Pay Plan shall apply. The Employer agrees to consult with the Institute at least two (2) months before making any changes to the Defence Scientific Service Pay Plan which was introduced on March 13, 1980.

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  1. Subject to Pay Notes 8 and 9, the pay increment dates for all employees is April 1.
  2. The first (1st) pay increment consideration in the case of an employee who is initially appointed to the DS classification shall become due on the increment date immediately following his date of appointment provided that the employee has earned at least twenty-six 26 weeks' pay immediately prior to the increment date if he is entitled to annual increment consideration on April 1.
    If an employee does not meet the requirements above, he shall not be eligible for his first (1st) pay increment consideration until the next following applicable increment date of April 1.

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  1. Subject to pay note 8:
    1. Employees at all DS levels are entitled to consideration for a pay increment effective each April 1.
    2. An employee may have a pay increment withheld, be delayed at a barrier, be granted a single increment or granted multiple increments pursuant to the Defence Scientific Service Pay Plan.
  2. On promotion, an employee shall be paid a rate of pay that provides for an increase in salary that is at least equal to the lowest pay increment for the level to which the employee is promoted.

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  1. Notwithstanding Pay Notes 1, 2, 3 and 10, where in the retroactive period an employee was paid on initial appointment at a rate of pay above the minimum, or was promoted or transferred and paid at a rate of pay above the rate specified by the regulations for promotion or transfer, he shall be paid in the new scale of rates at the rate shown immediately below his former rate, unless he was otherwise informed in writing prior to his appointment that a negotiated pay increase would not apply to him, in which case he shall be paid at the rate of pay nearest to but not less than the rate of pay at which he was appointed.


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