When an employee is promoted to a higher classified job as a result of the provisions set forth in Article II, Section 4 of this Agreement, such employee shall receive the classification rate of pay provided they are not in progression steps. In this event, where employees are in progression, their rate of pay shall be determined by their years of service with the Cooperative.
When an employee is unable to take the normal meal break due to the requirement of providing patient care, she shall be given the opportunity to take her meal break on completion of the patient care task. Failing this, such employee shall be paid time and one-half (1½) her regular straight time rate for all time worked in excess of her normal daily hours.
When an employee is recalled to a reporting centre other than his reporting centre at the time of lay-off, he may choose, subject to section 11.17, to refuse recall until a job is available at his original reporting centre, provided the position to which he was recalled can be filled by another employee on lay-off with less seniority who is qualified to perform the work. If an employee is recalled to a reporting centre other than his reporting centre at the time of lay-off, the provisions of section 11.13 shall apply.
When an employee is transferred on a temporary basis to a classification in a lower pay grade, his/her Rate shall be maintained.
When an employee is medically unfit to return to work upon expiry of injury on duty leave or paid sick leave, and where the employee is not approved for long term disability benefits, the Employee shall be granted Disability Leave of Absence for a period of up to twelve (12) months, subject to (d) below. If the Employee is unable to return to work or be accommodated pursuant to Article 37 on the date Disability Leave ends, the Employee shall be laid off pursuant to Article 49.
When an employee is injured on the jobsite and must leave the job for medical attention or when the doctor decides that the Employee is unable to return to the job because of the injury, or if instructed by the foreman/forewoman or superintendent to go home, the Employee shall be paid the regular wages and other benefits for the full day or desig- nated shift. If in the opinion of the Employer another Employee is required to leave the jobsite with the injured or ill Employee, to assist in getting medical attention, that Employee shall be paid regular wages and other benefits for any lost time incurred in this way. Transportation when necessary shall be arranged by the Employer to a doctor’s office or hospital. The Union office and the Employer shall be notified immediately of an accident to an Employee where loss of time is involved. Copies of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Report will be available to the injured Employee and Union upon request.