Current premiums and subsidies

  • The recommended subsidy for Plant Operations safety shoes/boots is $200 per year (or $300 for one pair every two years) where required by the nature of the job.
  • The recommended subsidy for Food Services non-slip shoes is $115 per year, for purchasing up to two pairs, where required by the nature of the job.
  • The recommended subsidy for Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approved safety glasses is $225 every two years, where required by the nature of the job.
  • Shift premium, effective May 1, 2015, is $1.30 for each hour worked when the work day commences between 3:00 p.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • Any staff member who is required to work overtime which immediately extends her/his normal work day by more than two hours is entitled to a meal allowance of $15.

If you have any further questions, please contact your Human Resources Partners at Human Resources.

Updated: June 2019