Ua National Specialty Agreement
(328) An employer may hire up to one (1) apprentice and one (1) trainee for each journeyperson employed. At no time may an employer employ more interns than Residential Apprentices, except on a temporary basis, as agreed in writing between the employer and the business manager who, by mutual agreement, may adapt the relationship between Residential Apprentice and Interne in order to remain a viable force in the sector. The standard working day consists of eight consecutive hours and the standard work week is forty hours per week, five consecutive days, Monday to Saturday. For each employee, a standard working day/work week should be set which should not vary from day to day/week to week, unless mutually agreed. In certain situations where work cannot be performed during normal working time or on the basis of clients` needs, a flexible working schedule may be established by mutual agreement between the employer, the worker and the local trade union. The Employer and the Trade Union agree that the Employer shall make pension contributions to the National Pension Fund, in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement, on behalf of the workers covered by the National Pension Fund under the Collective Agreement. (217) In the negotiations on the 1987 collective agreement, the parties intended to ensure that the employer complies with the provisions of Article IX for uns programmed overtime, provided, however, that the employer has the right to employ an employee in a lower priority group if none of the workers in a group with a higher priority is classified for the provision of the untimely overtime concerned. es ft. 19. A journeyman or apprentice who, during or after the normal hours of this Agreement, is required to perform work within the meaning of Annex A, either as a self-employed person or for a person or undertaking which does not agree with the Union, shall be brought before the Board of Directors of the Local Union and duly sanctioned if the Board is found guilty. Modified: An employee who works two successive shifts or a total of seventeen (17) hours within one hour of 24 hours must comply with the corresponding overtime rate until he or she receives a break of at least seven hours before the start of work in the employee`s normal shift. If a worker cannot be granted a seven-hour break before being declared for the normal defined position, the employer may order the worker to report to work at a time that meets the requirements of the seven-hour work break. Shiftworking conditions may be changed by mutual agreement between the local trade union and the employer.
(132) In accordance with the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1970, it is the employer`s responsibility to ensure the safety of its employees and compliance with the safety rules contained therein or defined by the employer. Nothing in this agreement makes the Union liable to workers or other persons in the event of injury or accident. In addition, the employer will not bring any litigation against the union with respect to a theory of the transfer of debts, a theory of contributions or otherwise, in order to obtain from the latter a judgment of money related to the death or violation of an employee that occurs on the sites covered by this agreement. The selection of trainees under this programme shall be made from qualified candidates solely on the basis of qualifications and without taking into account race, faith, skin colour, sex, national origin, age or non-professionally relevant physical requirements, in accordance with objective standards for verifying the possibility of applying fully and fairly. This programme is run on a completely non-discriminatory basis and must in no way violate federal and regional laws, directives and implementing regulations on equal employment opportunities. .