As a result of these agreements, Hydro One entered into collective agreements directly with the following construction unions (BTU): the Electrical Power Systems Construction Association (EPSCA) was established in 1972. The Association negotiates and manages construction collective agreements on behalf of employers who are construction work on the bulk electrical system on Ontario Power Generation Inc., Bruce Power LP and Hydro One Property. The collective agreement applies in case of discrepancies between travel materials and the collective agreement. Collective agreements can be governed by specific rules. If multiple travel rates are returned through the tool, only the appropriate fare must be applied. The route is based on the shortest optimal route generated by Google Maps. North/South of the French River is approached on the basis of a line of the best fit and can not be 100% accurate for locations near the river. There are currently 18 (18) collective agreements of the Electrical Power Systems Construction Association (EPSCA). These agreements are negotiated and managed by EPSCA on behalf of Hydro One and its contractors. Contractors are required to comply with the terms of these EPSCA agreements while working at Hydro One sites.
The purpose of this page is to provide important information to successful bidders and/or contractors selected under the Electrical Power Systems Construction Association (EPSCA) process and to facilitate access to collective agreements and salary plans. All questions regarding the following information should be directed to Hydro One.Bidding`s workforce acquisition department for a Hydro One Tender or Request for ProposalThe EPSCA process begins when Hydro One`s Workforce Service (CEF) receives a “work application form” from the project manager. The location and nature of the work as well as the monetary value, the hours of work in the field and the trades to be used are taken into account in determining the work. There are two possible provisions with regard to working needs: (note: distances from union halls used only for the calculation of the initial quantity/return and travel time) Form B → provisions of collective agreements do NOT apply; The declaration and destination form describes collective agreements and wage plans in place in the area in which the work is performed. With respect travelGridData.initial_travel_messages to the daily travel/room and meal allowance for contract tenders, please note that all EPSCA/CUSW/LIUNA OPDC contracts are FIRM BID. This means that any daily, travel or travel and transportation allowances, as described in the corresponding articles for each EPSCA/CUSW/LIUNA OPDC agreement, will not be reimbursed by Hydro One.