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Retroactive July 1 ATB Increase Process for USW Local 1998 – Appointed Staff in HRIS

Further to the recent USW Local 1998 – Staff Appointed ratification memo, effective July 1, 2023, eligible USW Local 1998 – Staff Appointed are entitled to a retroactive 9% ATB increase based on their June 30, 2023 salary. Eligible USW include those who were actively employed in the bargaining unit as of the ratification date of September 15, 2023. 

The ATB increase must be processed in HRIS by the October 24 monthly pay close. 

The July 2023 Timeline for ATB Increase for Appointed USW and all resources listed below are available on the HR Systems & Training Support Centre. 

Reference Guides 

The retroactive ATB increase will be automated centrally on October 10 at 5:00pm for appointed USW excluding the employees with exceptions on their record. Departments will need to run theUSW ATB Exception and Update Report and refer to the USW Exception Descriptions and Corrective Action Reference Chartfor the appropriate processing action to be executed. 

In addition, the following reports must be generated before and after processing the retroactive ATB increases based on July 1, 2022 – December 31, 9999 reporting period:  

This chart outlines the various scenarios and the corresponding reference guides for those with exceptions, that will not be centrally updated. 

Scenario Processing Details and Procedure Documentation
Employee has July 1, 2023 segment in Appointment Detail screen, with future or term end date and no segment after July 1, 2023. ATB Increase Process for USW with Segment ON July 1 2023
Employee has July 1, 2023 segment and one or more entries after July 1, 2023 in Appointment Detail screen. ATB Increase Process for USW with Segment AFTER July 1 2023

Questions and Contact Information Questions with respect to eligibility should be directed to your Divisional HR Office. Please contact Central Payroll Services, through the HR Service Centre, to update the Basic Pay IT0008 for those employees receiving a Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) as of ratification date of September 15 for an approved leave of absence, by October 20 payroll forms submission deadline. Approved leaves of absences include Pregnancy, Parental, Adoption, Primary Caregiver Leave or Compassionate Family Caregiver Leave. If you need one-on-one assistance with HRIS processing, please submit a ticket to HRIS Help Desk using the HR Service Centre.