ICBC- Bargaining Update #9 – Tentative Agreement Reached

May 19, 2023

To: All MoveUP members at ICBC

Highlights of the deal include:

  1. Wage increases as follows:
    1. Year 1 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023) = $0.25/hour + 3.24% – full retroactivity
    2. Year 2 (July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024) = 6.75%
    3. Year 3 (July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025) = A minimum of 2% and a maximum of 3%. The amount will be based on the annualized average of British Columbia’s consumer price index (CPI) over 12 months starting on March 1, 2023.
  2. Benefit improvements as follows:
    1. $1500 combined coverage for all paramedicals
    2. $2500 counselling services/mental health
    3. $500 vision care plus one eye exam every 24 months
    4. Gender affirmation coverage
    5. Vaccination coverage
  3. SG3 and SG4 jobs to be paid as SG5.
  4. One-time monetary subsidy of $1275 in recognition of certain positions that could not work from home.
  5. Increased premiums for first aid attendants, protective footwear, and moving allowances.
  6. New recruitment and retention program for specific classifications in ISD.
  7. Five (5) paid days of cultural leave for Indigenous employees.
  8. Improved Co-Op student program with increased pay for Co-Op students in ISD.
  9. Pilot project to facilitate 100% work from home with potential for future expansion to other departments.
  10. Retirees to receive retroactive pay increase as lump sum payment.

The full Memorandum of Agreement will be shared with you next week. Please take the time to read it through as there are many other items not listed above.

Your bargaining committee will be hosting two online meetings to answer any of your questions regarding this renewed collective agreement. Following those meetings, voting will take place on our Member Portal which can be found on our website. Please be sure to log on to the Member Portal, or create an account if you have not already done so, as soon as possible. You can find information on how to access the Member Portal here. If you need assistance with the Member Portal, please follow the instructions in this link.

We thank everyone for your patience and support as this negotiation proceeded and look forward to speaking with you at the upcoming meetings.

In solidarity,

Your Bargaining Committee:

Brenda Chu, Executive Board Member
Bryan Finstad, Executive Board Member
Brian Martens, Executive Board Member
Dimitri Ossinsky, Executive Board Member
Jeff Bryant, Executive Board Member
Trevor Hansen, Union Representative
Annette Toth, Vice-President

File Number: 22-ICBC-BARG-BLTN-Bargaining – Update #9 – Tentative Agreement reached -May 19
Union Label: TH:hp usw2009


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