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Appendix A11 – Airport Firefighters

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The provisions for shift workers in the Collective Agreement shall apply, except as modified herein.
  • The standard yearly hours for Airport Firefighters shall be 2080.
  • Shifts shall be scheduled at 8 hours, unless otherwise agreed by the parties in compliance with Article 22.02 (a).
  • The parties agree to two consecutive regular scheduled eight-hour shifts on Saturdays and Sundays, paid at 16 hours straight time as per the agreed shift schedule.  For these regularly scheduled days only, Article 22.03 (b)(iii) and 22.03 (c) would not apply.
  • The Employer agrees to temporarily protect the annual salary of the Airport Firefighters on strength at the signing of this agreement.  Employee salaries will be protected effective the 2003/04 fiscal year.   They shall receive the annual increase for the 2004/05 fiscal year and their annual rate shall be frozen until such time as the negotiated rate exceeds the protected rate. Individuals not at step six will continue to receive step increases until they reach step six, but will not receive annual increases after the 2004/05 fiscal year until such time as the negotiated rate exceeds the protected rate.