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UNW Collective Agreement

Article 31 - Pay for Travel on Behalf of Employer

31.01(1)Where an employee is required to travel on behalf of the Employer, he/she shall be paid as though he/she were at work for all hours traveled.
 (2)For the purpose of this Article, hours traveled includes a one (1) hour check-in period at airports (two (2) hours for flights originating outside Nunavut, the Yukon and the N.W.T.), bus depots, or train stations, as well as a one (1) hour check-out period at each overnight stopover and at the final destination.  Hours traveled also include time spent waiting for connecting flights, trains or buses, but is exclusive of overnight stopovers.
 (3)The Employer will make every reasonable effort to restrict travel outside of the employee's headquarters that requires absence from home beyond a period, which includes two (2) weekends.
 (4)Where an employee is absent from home on a designated paid holiday or day of rest and does not work or travel, he/she shall receive payment up to a maximum of his/her standard daily hours, at time and one-half (1 1/2) his/her rate of pay or be granted the equivalent leave with pay.