Arbitration Decision

Summary of the Arbitration Decision by Mr. William Kaplan dated September 14, 2023

OTH and PARO Award.pdf
Message to Members.pdf

New Salary Grid

*Note: In addition to any retroactive pay you might be entitled to, your salary will increase by the amount shown. Mr. Kaplan also awarded specific targeted increases to PGY1, PGY7 and PGY8 pay levels, effective September 14th, 2023.

PGYEffective July 1, 2019Effective July 1, 2023Effective September 14, 2023*Increase

Administrative Bonuses

Mr. Kaplan awarded the same increases in the Chief and Senior Administrative Bonuses.

New Call Stipend Grid

Type of StipendJuly 1 2020July 1 2021July 1 2022Sept 14 2023
Weekday In-Hospital$130.98$132.60$132.67$161.86
Weekend In-Hospital$144.08$145.87$145.95$198.49
Weekday Home Call/ Qualifying Stipend$65.49$66.30$66.34$80.93
Weeken Home Call/ Qualifying Stipend$72.04$72.93$72.97$99.24

* for the period Jul 01, 2020 – Jun 30, 2021, the above obligation for the increase in call stipends was accommodated with a lump sum payment of $105 for each resident

New Benefits – effective November 13th, 2023

Increase vision care from $375 to $450 (every 24 months)

Increase mental health coverage, including psychotherapists from $1000 to $2000

These benefits are on top of the increases we already obtained in the 2020-23 agreement:

  • Effective July 1st, 2021:  Increase mental health coverage from $500 to $1000 yearly (and includes coverage for psychotherapists) 
  • Effective July 1st, 2022:  Amend Extended Health Care Benefits to include coverage for prescribed birth control including IUDs 
  • Effective July 1st, 2022:  Amend Extended Health Care Benefits to include coverage for Breast Pumps 
  • Effective July 1st, 2022:  Increase Vision Care Coverage from $300 to $375 
  • Effective July 1st, 2022:  Increase Massage Therapy Coverage from $500 to $650 yearly

Retroactive Pay Calculator

To determine the amount of retroactive pay you are entitled to: Select your PGY level for each of the corresponding years.

Please note:

  • These calculations are based on a full 12 months of residency employment each year.
    Amounts owing may vary based on your individual circumstances,
  • An additional retroactive amount will be paid based on the new rate between July 1, 2023, and the date your payroll centre implements the 2023 pay scale.
Year PGY Amount