Memo: CUPE 2278 General Wage Increase, 2015 (Aug. 18, 2015)

Memorandum
Date: Aug. 18, 2015
From: Linda McKnight, Director Advisory Services, Human Resources , and Michelle Berner, Director  Total Compensation, Human Resources
To: Heads Up and HR Administrators (Vancouver campus)
CC: Human Resources – Advisory Services, Total Compensation; PPS – Payroll Managers
Subject: CUPE 2278 General Wage Increase, 2015


We are pleased to advise that HR and Payroll are preparing to implement General Wage Increases (GWIs) negotiated between the parties during collective bargaining for both components of CUPE 2278: Teaching Assistants (Component 1) and English as an Additional Language Instructors in the English Language Institute of Continuing Studies (Component 2).

The general wage increases for CUPE 2278 will be effective as follows:

  • September 1, 2015: 1% (to be reflected on the September 15, 2015, pay cheque)
  • September 1, 2016: 0.5%
  • July 1, 2017: 1%
  • September 1, 2017: 0.5%
  • July 1, 2018: 1%
  • September 1, 2018: 0.5%
  • July 1, 2019: 1%

The following chart details the new rates. Please ensure that all appointments starting in September reflect the new rates.

Effective September 1, 2015

Classification

Monthly

Hourly

G.T.A. I $1,489.93
(REG $1,191.94/FEL $297.99)
$31.04
G.T.A. II $1,433.70
(REG $1,146.96/FEL $286.74)
$29.87
U.T.A. $715.14 $14.90
Marker $686.10 $14.29

Funding of General Wage Increases

The Budget Office will notify you as soon as possible about funding arrangements for the above increases, once we have been advised by the Provincial Government.

If you have any questions, please contact your HR Advisor.

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