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:: 14.06.17 :: The OPS Contract Vote!

Details of the tentative agreement - Unified

Four-year term: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2021

Wage increases (across the board):

July 1, 2017 (or date of ratification, whichever is later): 1.5 per cent

January 1, 2019: 1 per cent

July 1, 2019: 1 per cent

January 1, 2020: 1 per cent

July 1, 2020: 1 per cent

January 1, 2021: 1 per cent

July 1, 2021: 1 per cent

Movement on the salary grid will recommence on January 1, 2018 with the expiry of the current collective agreement.

ASMP:

Effective January 1, 2018, the Attendance Support and Management Program (ASMP) will no longer apply to the Unified Bargaining Unit – with the following exception:

Employees who are already at Level 3 or Level 4 on December 31, 2017 will continue to have their attendance monitored until they move below Level 3.

Out-of-country medical coverage:

Effective January 1, 2018, out-of-country medical coverage will be made available.

Premiums are to be paid by the employee.

Cost: $6.11/month (single); $9.63/month (family).

Employees may enrol at any time and may leave at any time.

Employees who leave may not re-enrol at a later date.

Catastrophic drug coverage:

Effective January 1, 2018, catastrophic drug coverage will be mandatory.

Premiums are to be paid by the employee.

Cost: $0.94/month (single); $1.91/month (family)

Psychologist services:

Effective January 1, 2018, the current per half-hour cap for psychologist services will increase from $25 to $40.

The annual cap remains at $1,400.


Read the full text of the offer for the Unified bargaining unit.