Roofer’s Wages and Benefits

(Roofer’s and Apprentices)

The Following are some hi-lights from the Industrial/Commercial/Institutional Provincial Collective Agreement

WAGES AND BENEFITS
WAGES:
  • Journeymen   Roofers holding a current Certificate of Qualification in the (Province of   Ontario) earn an hourly wage of $33.95 plus benefits for a total package of   $49.50.
  • Apprentice Roofers registered with the Ministry of Training Colleges   & Universities (Province of Ontario), earn from $31.52 to $40.52 per hour  total package based on hours of experience
OVERTIME:
  • All   overtime shall be at time and one half for all time worked after 44 hours.  
  • Double time for Sundays, Double Time for Statutory Holidays: New Years Day,   Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday,   Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day
VACATION PAY:
  • Vacation   & Statutory holiday pay equal to 10% of the hourly wage is paid to the member every 3 months or on termination.
PENSION PLAN:
  • Contributions   of $6.96 per hour made on your behalf. (Contributions on behalf of   Apprentices at the appropriate percentage of Journeyman’s wage).
HEALTH AND WELFARE BENEFITS
  • See   ” Roofers Welfare & Pension Benefits ” Page
TRAVEL & BOARD:
  • Members   will be paid at their normal hourly rate for time spent traveling to jobs located outside of the designated free zone, as well you will be paid from $15.92 up to a daily limit of $68.98 per day as well as per- Kilometre   allowance (see Additional Info page)
METHOD OF PAY:
  • Members   will be paid every Thursday if paid by cheque and a pay-stub must accompany pay.

WORKING CONDITIONS

HOURS OF WORK:
  • The work   week shall consist of 44 hours.
ROOFING CREW RATIOS:
  • The   employer must maintain a specified crew ratio based on job size. Such as   Foremen, Journeymen roofers, Material Handlers and Apprentice Roofers as spelled out in the collective agreement.
WORK BREAK:
  • Work   breaks (10 min. each) shall be provided with pay both morning and afternoon.
SHOW UP PAY:
  • Members   showing up for work on a regular day and no work is available, then 2 hours   show up pay must be paid by the employer
PITCH CLAUSE:
  • Members   will be paid a $4.00 per hour premium for all pitch work.
TRAINING:
  • A   jointly funded Training Trust fund is in place to ensure that our roofers and   apprentice roofers are trained in the up to date methods of roofing in the industry as well as re-training and refresher courses.
HEALTH & SAFETY REPS:
  • Health   & Safety Reps. Appointed by the union will not be discriminated against   by the employer. H & S Reps will have first right of refusal for all overtime work.
SENIOR JOURNEYMEN:
  • Employers that employ more than 6 journeymen shall keep senior journeymen (age 55 or older) at a specified ratio.