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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, 2015: increase all levels by 1.4% retroactive to any Resident in Program at the time;

Effective January 1, 2016: increase all levels by 1.4% retroactive to any Resident in Program at the time; and

Effective January 1, 2017: increase all levels by 1.4% retroactive to any Resident in Program at the time.

PAY LEVEL

1-Jan-15

1-Jan-16

1-Jan-17

PGY1

$57,609

$58,416

$59,234

PGY2

$62,827

$63,707

$64,599

PGY3

$68,040

$68,993

$69,959

PGY4

$73,231

$74,256

$75,296

PGY5

$78,384

$79,481

$80,594

PGY6

$83,524

$84,693

$85,879

Article 8.2 Clinician Investigator Program

Residents enrolling in the Clinician Investigator Program (CIP) at the successful completion of a postgraduate year are entitled to receive the normal PGY salary advancement for completing the previous PGY level. Residents enrolled in CIP will then remain at the same PGY level for the duration of their enrolment in CIP. Upon completion of the Clinician Investigator Program, the resident will return to their home program, at the same PGY level they held during CIP, to complete training, progressing normally on the salary scale.

Residents enrolling in the CIP in the middle of a postgraduate year will enter CIP at their current PGY salary level. Their next salary increase will align with completion of a PGY level in their home program.

Article 8.3

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 0.5 day per month
  • 16 or more Residents in Program = minimum 1.0 day per month
  • $164.33 annually per Resident in Program
  • Effective January 1, 2016– $166.63annually per Resident in Program
  • Effective January 1, 2017 – $168.96 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.

Article 8.4 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.