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30.01 For the purposes of this Agreement, travelling time is compensated for only in the circumstances and to the extent provided for in this Article.
30.02 When an employee is required to travel outside his or her headquarters area on government business, as this expression is defined by the employer, the time of departure and the means of such travel shall be determined by the Employer and the employee will be compensated for travel time in accordance with clauses 30.03 and 30.04. Travelling time shall include time necessarily spent at each stop-over enroute provided such stop-over is not longer than three (3) hours.
30.03 For the purposes of clauses 30.02 and 30.04, the travelling time for which an employee shall be compensated is as follows:
(a) For travel by public transportation, the time between the scheduled time of departure and the time of arrival at a destination, including the normal travel time to the point of departure, as determined by the Employer.
(b) For travel by private means of transportation, the normal time as determined by the Employer, to proceed from the employee's place of residence or work place, as applicable, direct to the employee's destination and, upon the employee's return, direct back to the employee's residence or work place.
(c) In the event that an alternate time of departure and/or means of travel is requested by the employee, the Employer may authorize such alternate arrangements, in which case compensation for travelling time shall not exceed that which would have been payable under the Employer's original determination.
30.04 If an employee is required to travel as set forth in clauses 30.02 and 30.03:
(a) On a normal working day on which the employee travels but does not work, the employee shall receive his or her regular pay for the day.
(b) On a normal working day on which the employee travels and works, the employee shall be paid:
(ii) at the applicable overtime rate for additional travel time in excess of his or her regularly scheduled hours of work and travel, with a maximum payment for such additional travel time not to exceed twelve (12) hours' pay at the straight-time rate of pay, or not to exceed fifteen (15) hours' pay at the straight-time rate of pay when the travel is outside Canada or Continental USA.
(c) On a day of rest or on a designated paid holiday, the employee shall be paid at the applicable overtime rate for hours travelled to a maximum of twelve (12) hours' pay at the straight-time rate of pay, or not to exceed fifteen (15) hours' pay at the straight-time rate of pay when the travel is outside Canada or Continental USA.
(d) Travel time shall be compensated in cash, except where upon request of an employee and with the approval of the Employer, travel time shall be compensated by leave with pay. The duration of such leave shall be equal to the travel time multiplied by the appropriate rate of payment and payment shall be based on the employee's hourly rate of pay in effect on the date immediately prior to the day on which the leave is taken.
If any lieu time earned cannot be liquidated by the end of the fiscal year, then payment in cash will be made at the employee's then current rate of pay.
30.05 This Article does not apply to an employee when the employee travels by any type of transport in which he or she is required to perform work, and/or which also serves as his or her living quarters during a tour of duty. In such circumstances, the employee shall receive the greater of:
(a) on a normal working day, his or her regular pay for the day,
(b) pay for actual hours worked in accordance with Article 20, Designated Paid Holidays, and the overtime provisions of this Agreement.
30.06 When an employee travels through more than one (1) time zone, computation will be made as if the employee had remained in the time zone of the point of origin for continuous travel and in the time zone of each point of overnight stay after the first day of travel.
30.07 Compensation under this Article shall not be paid for travel time to courses, training sessions, conferences and seminars, unless the employee is required to attend by the Employer.
30.08 All calculations made pursuant to this Article are subject to clause 28.11.
30.09 Travel Status Leave
(a) An employee who is required to travel outside his or her headquarters area on government business, as these expressions are defined by the Employer, and is away from his or her permanent residence for forty (40) nights during a fiscal year shall be granted seven decimal five (7.5) hours off with pay. The employee shall be credited with an additional seven decimal five (7.5) hours for each additional twenty (20) nights that the employee is away from his or her permanent residence to a maximum of eighty (80) additional nights.
(b) The maximum number of hours off earned under this clause shall not exceed thirty-seven decimal five (37.5) hours in a fiscal year and shall accumulate as compensatory leave with pay, to be administered in accordance with paragraph 28.14(b) of this Agreement.
(c) The provisions of this clause do not apply when the employee travels in connection with courses, training sessions, professional conferences and seminars.
31.01 If an employee is called back to work:
(a) on a designated paid holiday which is not the employee's scheduled day of work,
(b) on the employee's day of rest,
(c) after the employee has completed his or her work for the day and has left his or her place of work,
and returns to work, the employee shall be paid the greater of:
(ii) compensation at the applicable rate of overtime compensation for time worked,
provided that the period worked by the employee is not contiguous to the employee's normal hours of work.
(d) The minimum payment referred to in subparagraph 31.01(c)(i) above, does not apply to part-time employees. Part-time employees will receive a minimum payment in accordance with B.11 (Appendix "B").
31.02 Other than when required by the Employer to use a vehicle of the Employer for transportation to a work location other than the employee's normal place of work, time spent by the employee reporting to work or returning to his or her residence shall not constitute time worked.
31.03 Payments provided under Overtime and Reporting Pay provisions, the Designated Paid Holiday and Standby provisions of this Agreement and clause 31.01 above shall not be pyramided, that is an employee shall not receive more than one compensation for the same service.
31.04 This Article does not apply where an employee who has accommodation on board a vessel and:
(a) is not in his or her home port, reports for sailing in accordance with posted sailing orders or as otherwise required by the Master,
(b) is on the Employer's premises at the time of notification of the requirement to work overtime.
32.01 Where the Employer requires an employee to be available on standby during off-duty hours, an employee shall be entitled to a standby payment at the rate of one half (1/2) hour at straight time for each four (4) consecutive hours or portion thereof that he or she is on standby.
32.02 An Employee designated by letter or by list for stand-by duty shall be available during his period of stand-by at a known telecommunications link number and if called, be able to return for duty as quickly as possible, and within a time frame predetermined by the Employer, in consultation with the employee. In designating employees for standby duty the Employer will endeavour to provide for the equitable distribution of standby duties.
32.03 Standby shall be compensated in cash except where, upon request of an employee and with the approval of the Employer, standby may be compensated in equivalent leave with pay.
32.04 No standby payment shall be granted if an employee is unable to report for duty when required.
32.05 An employee on standby who is required to report for work shall be paid, in addition to the standby pay, the greater of:
(a) the applicable overtime rate for the time worked,
(b) the minimum of four (4) hours' pay at the hourly rate of pay, except that this minimum shall apply only the first time that an employee is required to report for work during a period of standby of eight (8) hours.
32.06 Other than when required by the Employer to use a vehicle of the Employer for transportation to a work location other than an employee's normal place of work, time spent by the employee reporting to work or returning to his or her residence shall not constitute time worked.
32.07 Payments provided under the Overtime and Reporting Pay provisions, the Designated Paid Holidays and Call-Back Pay provisions of this Agreement, and clause 32.05 above shall not be pyramided, that is an employee shall not receive more than one compensation for the same service.