CUPE Local 408 ― St. Joseph’s Home
If your employee group is part of CUPE and you will be working at St. Joseph’s Home, you are covered under the terms and conditions of the CUPE collective agreement for Local 408 ― St. Joseph’s Home. Ensure you are familiar with this agreement. You must also follow all Covenant Health policies and procedures.
If you are eligible, you must enroll in benefit offerings within the first 31 days of initial eligibility as per your employee grouping. We will email you when you are able to elect benefits.
See Article 13: Probation Period and Performance Appraisals in your collective agreement.
If you transfer to a new position within the bargaining unit, see Article 29: Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Vacancies for information about trial periods.
Previous experience, portability and site transfers
Recognition of previous experience
We may recognize relevant work experience hours you have gained from previous positions or employers to determine your salary placement. This only applies to time worked before your start date with us. See Article 14: Salaries in your collective agreement.
You will be placed at Step 1 of the salary grid for your job classification. To have your rate of pay reviewed, you must submit your previous experience. See experience, education and portability for more information.
Portability and site transfers
There are currently no provisions in the collective agreement for portability of dates, accrued banks or site transfers from other employers.
Health care aides only
If your competency status on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory changes, you must email a completed Education and Certificate Cover form with a copy of your new status on the directory and, where applicable, your educational qualifications, to HRBusinessSupport@covenanthealth.ca. We will create a case for your request in the HR Contact Centre ServiceHub.
See the licenses, professional registration and certifications for more information.