Master Agreement Between the Government of the Province of Alberta and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees
LETTER OF UNDERSTANDING # 22OVER RANGE PROTOCOL
THE CROWN IN RIGHT OF ALBERTA(The Employer)
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THE ALBERTA UNION OF PROVINCIAL EMPLOYEES(The Union)
Employees who, as of October 23, 2018, are paid a salary in excess of the normal maximum salary effective on or before March 31 of each year, shall be entitled to receive additional remuneration in recognition of subsequent negotiated increases according to the conditions set out below. These provisions shall not apply to Employees whose salary becomes in excess of the normal maximum salary after October 23, 2018.
For the purposes of this document, the term "salary in excess of the normal maximum salary" shall mean:
In respect of an employee occupying a position allocated to a class assigned to any Subsidiary Agreement, a salary which is greater than the job rate or greater than the highest period of the grade assigned to the class for the appropriate year.
The method of calculating the amount of the increase and the method of payment in respect of employees whose salaries remain over range in relation to the normal and newly negotiated rates of pay in Subsidiary Agreements shall be as outlined below:
The method of calculating the amount of the increase and the method of payment in respect of employees who were receiving excess salary and whose salaries have been surpassed by the newly negotiated normal maximum applicable to the classification to which their position is allocated shall be as set out below:
In the event that an employee whose salary is in excess of the normal maximum terminates, or is reclassified or promoted during the period and is no longer over range, the Employee shall be entitled to the prorated portion of the annual payment. The entitlement shall be calculated according to the formula set out below:
Number of Work Days from April 1 of the year to
Termination/ Promotion/ Reclassification__
X Applicable Annual Payment calculated above
Lump sum payments or prorated portions thereof shall not be deemed to be salary for the calculation of any other entitlement or benefit. However, such payments shall be considered as salary for purposes of the Public Service Pension Plan.
All remuneration paid to employees pursuant to this Letter of Understanding shall be subject to any legally required deductions.
Dated this 27th day of November, 2018.
ORIGINAL SIGNED BY
LANA LOUGHEED GUY SMITH
Public Service Commissioner President, Alberta Union of Provincial Employees