Averaging of Hours Agreement- Know your rights



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This letter of Agreement (hereinafter referred to as “Agreement”) defines the conditions agreed upon by the parties to permit members of the Union to work more than 48 hours In any specific week, within the parameters as stated by the Canada Labour Code (hereinafter the “CLC”).

The above-mentioned parties agree that the regular work week is 40 hours per week, or 80 hours in a two-week period as permitted in the Collective Agreement. It is recognized the CLC limits the hours of work for an employee to 48 hours per week.


As the nature of the work done by the Company necessitates irregular distribution of the hours of work of an employee, section 172 of the CLC provides the ability to establish an agreement to average working hours over a period of two or more weeks.


We at Local 1996-O encourage you read the document all the way through and pay attention closely to all the clauses as this is voluntary, including clause #5, as both parties agree to a zero tolerance position….of intimidation


The conditions agreed to are:

Averaging of Hours Agreement 2017