The Collective Agreement between the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the Calgary Public Library Board outlines the terms and conditions of employment for library workers in Alberta under the CLRC (Calgary Library Representative Council) Local 1169.
This agreement was last renewed on April 1, 2019, and will remain in effect until March 31, 2022. The agreement covers a range of topics, including job classifications, wages, benefits, and working conditions. The following is an overview of some of the key provisions of the agreement.
The agreement establishes four job classifications: Library Assistant, Library Technician, Library Clerk, and Library Assistant Supervisor. Each classification has specific requirements related to education, experience, and job duties. The agreement also outlines the process for employees to move between classifications.
Under the agreement, wages are determined based on an employee`s job classification and years of service. The starting wage for a Library Assistant is $21.63 per hour, while the starting wage for a Library Assistant Supervisor is $27.43 per hour. The agreement also includes provisions for annual wage increases for all employees.
The agreement provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision care. It also provides for sick leave, maternity leave, and compassionate leave. The agreement also includes provisions for paid vacation time and paid holidays.
The agreement sets out several provisions related to working conditions, including scheduling, overtime, and workplace safety. It establishes a minimum shift length of three hours and sets out rules for scheduling shifts. The agreement also includes provisions for overtime pay and for employees who are required to work on statutory holidays.
The CLRC Collective Agreement is an important document that outlines the terms and conditions of employment for library workers in Calgary. It provides for fair wages, comprehensive benefits, and safe working conditions. The agreement reflects the commitment of the Calgary Public Library Board and CUPE to supporting library workers and providing high-quality library services to the community.