Collective Agreement between the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) regarding the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Bargaining Unit
* Article 61 – Part-time Employees

* 61.01 Definition

Part-time employee means an employee whose weekly scheduled hours of work on average are less than those established in Article 24 (Hours of Work) but not less than those prescribed in the Public Service Labour Relations Act.

General

* Sub-clause 61.02(a) does not apply to bargaining unit employees classified as GL or GS.

* 61.02

  • (a) Unless otherwise specified in this Article, part-time employees shall be entitled to the benefits provided under this Agreement in the same proportion as their normal weekly hours of work compared with thirty-seven decimal five (37.5).

* Sub-clause 61.02(b) applies only to bargaining unit employees classified as GL or GS.

  • (b) Unless otherwise specified in this Article, part-time employees shall be entitled to the benefits provided under this Agreement in the same proportion as their normal weekly hours of work compared with forty (40).

* 61.03 Part-time employees are entitled to overtime compensation in accordance with paragraphs (ii) and (iii) of the overtime definition in sub-clause 2.01.

* Sub-clause 61.04(a) does not apply to bargaining unit employees classified as GL or GS.

* 61.04

  • (a) The days of rest provisions of this Agreement apply only in a week when a part-time employee has worked five (5) days or thirty-seven decimal five (37.5) hours.

* Sub-clause 61.04(b) applies only to bargaining unit employees classified as GL or GS.

  • (b) The days of rest provisions of this Agreement apply only in a week when a part-time employee has worked five (5) days or forty (40) hours.

Specific Application of this Agreement

* 61.05 Reporting Pay

Subject to clause 61.04, when a part-time employee meets the requirements to receive reporting pay on a day of rest, in accordance with sub-clause 30.01(a) of this collective agreement, and is entitled to receive a minimum payment rather than pay for actual time worked, the part-time employee shall be paid a minimum payment of four (4) hours pay at the straight-time rate of pay.

* 61.06 Call-Back

When a part-time employee meets the requirements to receive call-back pay in accordance with clause 28.01 and is entitled to receive the minimum payment rather than pay for actual time worked, the part-time employee shall be paid a minimum payment of four (4) hours pay at the straight-time rate.

Designated Paid Holidays

* 61.07 A part-time employee shall not be paid for the designated paid holidays but shall, instead be paid four decimal two five percent (4.25%) for all straight-time hours worked.

* Sub-clause 61.08(a) does not apply to bargaining unit employees classified as GL or GS.

* 61.08

  • (a) When a part-time employee is required to work on a day which is prescribed as a designated paid holiday for a full-time employee in clause 31.01, the employee shall be paid at time and one-half (1.5) of the straight-time rate of pay for all hours worked up to seven decimal five (7.5) hours and double time (2) thereafter.

* Sub-clause 61.08(b) applies only to bargaining unit employees classified as GL or GS.

  • (b) When a part-time employee is required to work on a day which is prescribed as a designated paid holiday for a full-time employee in clause 31.01, the employee shall be paid at time and one-half (1.5) of the straight-time rate of pay for all hours worked up to eight (8) hours and double time (2) thereafter.

* 61.09 A part-time employee who reports for work as directed on a day which is prescribed as a designated paid holiday for a full-time employee in clause 31.01, shall be paid for the time actually worked in accordance with clause 61.08, or a minimum of four (4) hours pay at the straight-time rate, whichever is greater.

Vacation Leave

Excluded Provision

* Sub-clause 61.10(a) does not apply to bargaining unit employees classified as GL or GS.

Alternate Provision

* Sub-clause 61.10(b) applies only to bargaining unit employees classified as GL or GS.

* 61.10

  1. A part-time employee shall earn vacation leave credits for each month in which the employee receives pay for at least twice the number of hours in the employee's normal work week, at the rate for years of service established in clause 38.02 of this Agreement, prorated and calculated as follows:
    1. when the entitlement is nine decimal three seven five (9.375) hours a month, zero decimal two five zero (0.250) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    2. when the entitlement is twelve decimal five (12.5) hours a month, zero decimal three three three (0.333) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    3. when the entitlement is thirteen decimal seven five (13.75) hours a month, zero decimal three six seven (0.367) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    4. when the entitlement is fourteen decimal three seven five (14.375) hours a month, zero decimal three eight three (0.383) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    5. when the entitlement is fifteen decimal six two five (15.625) hours a month, zero decimal four one seven (0.417) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    6. when the entitlement is sixteen decimal eight seven five (16.875) hours a month, zero decimal four five zero (0.450) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    7. when the entitlement is eighteen decimal seven five (18.75) hours a month, zero decimal five zero zero (0.500) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
  2. * A part-time employee shall earn vacation leave credits for each month in which the employee receives pay for at least twice the number of hours in the employee's normal work week, at the rate for years of service established in clause 38.02 of this Agreement, prorated and calculated as follows:
    1. when the entitlement is ten (10) hours a month, zero decimal two five zero (0.250) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    2. when the entitlement is thirteen decimal three three (13.33) hours a month, zero decimal three three three (0.333) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    3. when the entitlement is fourteen decimal six seven (14.67) hours a month, zero decimal three six seven (0.367) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    4. when the entitlement is fifteen decimal three three (15.33) hours a month, zero decimal three eight three (0.383) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    5. when the entitlement is sixteen decimal six seven (16.67) hours a month, zero decimal four one seven (0.417) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    6. when the entitlement is eighteen (18) hours a month, zero decimal four five zero (0.450) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;
    7. when the entitlement is twenty (20) hours a month, zero decimal five zero zero (0.500) multiplied by the number of hours in the employee's work week per month;

* 61.11 Sick Leave

A part-time employee shall earn sick leave credits at the rate of one-quarter (1/4) of the number of hours in an employee's normal work week for each calendar month in which the employee has received pay for at least twice the number of hours in the employee's normal work week.

* 61.12 Vacation and Sick Leave Administration

  1. * For the purposes of administration of clauses 61.10 and 61.11, where an employee does not work the same number of hours each week, the normal work week shall be the weekly average of the hours worked at the straight-time rate calculated on a monthly basis.
  2. An employee whose employment in any month is a combination of both full-time and part-time employment shall not earn vacation or sick leave credits in excess of the entitlement of a full-time employee.

* 61.13 Bereavement Leave

Notwithstanding clause 61.02, there shall be no pro rating of a "day" in Article 50 (Bereavement Leave With Pay).

* 61.14 Severance Pay

Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 62 (Severance Pay) of this Agreement, where the period of continuous employment in respect of which severance benefit is to be paid consists of both full and part-time employment or varying levels of part-time employment, the benefit shall be calculated as follows: the period of continuous employment eligible for severance pay shall be established and the part-time portions shall be consolidated to equivalent full-time. The equivalent full-time period in years shall be multiplied by the full-time weekly pay rate for the appropriate group and level to produce the severance pay benefit.

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