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UNW Collective Agreement

Article 41 - Northern Allowance

41.01A Northern Allowance will be paid to every employee, based upon the community in which they are employed, in accordance with this Article.
 (i)The Allowance will be paid bi-weekly as set out in Article 24.02.
 (ii)The allowance for casual, relief, part-time and seasonal employees will be pro-rated to an hourly rate by dividing the annual rate for the community by the standard yearly hours (1950 or 2080).
 (iii)No Allowance will be paid for overtime.
41.02(a)

The Union and the Employer agree that the methodology used to calculate the Northern Allowance shall form part of the Collective Agreement.

The Annual rates for Northern Allowance effective April 1, 2012 are as follows:

Community

Effective April 1, 2012
Rates

Alkavik
Behchoko (Edzo)
Behchoko (Rae)
Colville Lake
Dawson City
Deline
Dettah
Enterprise
Fort Good Hope
Fort Liard
Fort McPherson
Fort Providence
Fort Resolution
Fort Simpson
Fort Smith
Gameti
Hay River
Hay River Reserve
Inuvik
Iqaluit
Jean Marie River
Kakisa
Lutselk'e
Nahanni Bute
Norman Wells
Paulatuk
Rankin Inlet
Sachs Harbour
Trout Lake
Tsiigehtchic
Tuktoyaktuk
Tulita
Ulukhaktok
Wekweeti
Whati
Wrigley
Yellowknife
20,490
6,222
6,222
23,098
10,295
21,459
3,463
5,205
21,234
7,252
16,635
6,828
9,547
10,239
6,895
13,601
5,187
5,204
13,827
16,352
11,813
6,756
17,486
15,098
14,857
25,539
18,291
26,221
17,949
17,979
22,382
18,423
27,506
13,397
13,351
15,257
3,450
41.02(b)The annual rates for each community will be updated on April 1 of each year in accordance with the methodology.