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Article 7.0 Salary Classification

Article 7.1 

It is agreed that the level to be paid each Resident shall be the responsibility of the Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, College of Medicine, acting on the recommendation of the appropriate Program Director. The classification for remuneration of Residents shall conform with the level of their approved training as recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Article 7.2 

A Resident who transfers into another program shall receive credit for previous training in terms of the number of completed years of approved training according to the requirements and regulations of the program to which he/she is transferring as defined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Article 7.3

Subject to the considerations established in Article 7.1 and 7.2, remuneration levels for Residents will be defined as follows:

Article 7.3.1 Postgraduate Year 1 refers to medical graduates in the first year of a program as determined by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Article 7.3.2 Postgraduate Year 2 refers to all residents in the second year of a program as determined by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Article 7.3.3 Postgraduate Year 3 refers to all residents in the third year of a program as determined by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Article 7.3.4 Postgraduate Year 4 refers to all residents in the fourth year of a program as determined by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Article 7.3.5 Postgraduate Year 5 refers to all residents in the fifth year of a program as determined by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Article 7.3.6 Postgraduate Year 6 refers to all residents in the sixth year of a program as determined by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Article 7.4 

Residents may not be reclassified to a lower pay level during an appointment without just cause.

Article 7.5

Residents shall advance at least one (1) pay level for each successfully completed postgraduate training year, subject to the provisions of Articles 7.1 and 7.2. 

Article 8.0 Scales of Remuneration

Article 8.1

Effective January 1, 2013: increase all levels by 1.9% retroactive to any Resident still in Program;
Effective January 1, 2014: increase all levels by 1.9%;

PAY LEVEL        1-Jan-13      1-Jan-14
PGY1                $55,755       $56,814
PGY2                $60,805       $61,960
PGY3                $65,850       $67,101
PGY4                $70,873       $72,220
PGY5                $75,860       $77,302
PGY6                $80,835       $82,371
This increase shall be retroactive to January 1, 2013 for all active members for the period they were on the U of S payroll. The Union undertakes and agrees to provide the Employer with contact information for physicians eligible to receive retroactive remuneration. All recipients of retroactive remuneration must be identified and
contacted within ninety (90) days of the date of signing of this Agreement, or they will not be eligible for such retroactive remuneration. 

Article 8.2 

A Resident designated as Administrative Resident by the appropriate Program Director shall earn stipends and enjoy paid Administrative time for duties as defined in the Resident Handbook based on the following provisions:
• 15 or fewer Residents in Program = minimum .5 day per month
• 16 or more Residents in Program = minimum 1.0 day per month
• $159.04 annually per Resident in Program
• Effective January 1, 2014 – $162.06 annually per Resident in Program
• where a Resident is designated for a partial year or where two (2) or more Residents share the designation, the annual stipend and allotted time shall be prorated
• stipends will be paid at the end of December based on the Program census as of October 15 that year, and at the end of June based on the Program census as of April 15 that year

8.3 Employment Insurance Rebate

So long as there continues to be an Employment Insurance Rebate program in force, and so long as the Employer continues to qualify for same, the Employer agrees to pay the per employee share of such rebate to the Union as, and if, required by the Rebate program.