MOU XII Issues related to the Ships’ Officers’ Component**

A. Queen of Chilliwack

B. Staffing Pool/ASTO/Relief

 

A. Queen of Chilliwack

Vessel Designation

The Queen of Chilliwack is designated an Intermediate Vessel.

 

Exclusions

While the Queen of Chilliwack operates on Route 7, the Union agrees to the

exclusion from the bargaining unit of the following position:

 

Senior Master

While the Queen of Chilliwack operates on Route 7, the Corporation and the Union

agree that the following position will be included in the bargaining unit:

 

Master

While the Queen of Chilliwack operates on Route 40, the Union agrees to the

exclusions from the bargaining unit of the following positions:

Senior Master

Master

B. Staffing Pool/ASTO/Relief Positions

1. The Corporation will create new Staffing Pool/ASTO Relief positions as follows:

Second Officer

Second Officer/Relief Chief Officer

ASTO Mate/Relief Master

 

2. The Corporation will reclassify twenty-five (25%) percent of its existing number of Second Officer – Staffing Pool (CN1 E positions) to Second Officer – Staffing Pool (WKM) positions by attrition.

 

3. The Corporation will reclassify seventy-five (75%) percent of its existing number of Second Officer – Staffing Pool (CN1 E positions) to Second Officer/Relief Chief Officer (CN1-Master Local Voyage) positions by attrition.

 

4. The Corporation will reclassify ASTO Mate (CN1 E) positions to ASTO Mate/Relief Master (CN1 – Master Local Voyage) positions by attrition. 

 

5. The Corporation retains the right to restrict the number of Second Officer Staffing pool (WKM) positions created at any point of assembly where Staffing Pools are maintained pursuant to point 2 above to no more than twenty-five (25%) of the existing number of Second Officer – Staffing Pool positions at that point of assembly.

 

Work and Substitution

Work and Substitution assignments shall continue to be based on the Corporation’s operational needs and in accordance with the applicable job descriptions and the Collective Agreement.

 

Seniority

The Group Seniority Schedule in Article 32 of the Collective Agreement shall be amended to include the positions of Second Officer/Relief Chief Officer and ASTO Mate/Relief Master in Group A. An employee will be credited with a Group A seniority from the date of his/her appointment to a regular position as a Second Officer/Relief Chief, or the date of his/her appointment to a regular position as an ASTO Mate/Relief Master, whichever is applicable.