The information provided on this webpage is for the lumber manufacturing operation at:
Western Forest Products Inc. - Cowichan Bay Sawmill

SRD Plant 10

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Current Letter of Understanding

December 21, 2015

Request For Rate Determination Application Forms
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Rates Effective Jun 15/15 to Jun 14/16

Rate Last Determined

Group 1


Cleanup Jun 28/78
Group 3


End Sealer/Stencil/Transfer Person Feb 12/85
Group 5


Bin Sort Operator Dec 11/09
Sorter Bin Attendant/Planermill Sep 30/03
Group 6


Chipper Utility Jan 17/08
Sorter Stacker Operator/Sawmill   Feb 28/12
Group 7


Auto Package Press Operator Oct 28/98
Twin Sorter Stacker Operator/Planermill Dec 21/15
Group 8


Boom Boat Operator Feb 5/82
Forklift Operator Apr 4/95
Front End Loader (Cleanup) Sep 11/89
Utilityman/Gangsaw Attendant Jan 17/08
Group 9


Boom Feeder Boat Operator Feb 5/82
Optimized Trimmer Feeder/Reman Dropgate Sep 4/09
Planer Feeder/Trimsaw/Reman Dropgate Sep 30/03
Group 10


Assistant Shipper Feb 27/14
Bundle Log Lift/Grapple Operator Jun 25/85
Head Boomman Feb 5/82
Group 11


Head Boomman/Coordinator Feb 27/14
Mechanical Barker Operator/Log Cut-off Saw Feb 27/14
Optimized Edger Operator Jan 17/08
Group 15


GSLA Grader/Grade Reader/Planermill Sep 30/03
Group 16


Yard Inventory & Shipping Coordinator Feb 27/14
Group 20


Quad Sawyer/4 Movable Saws/Chipping Heads Jan 17/08

Western Forest Products Inc.

Jointly produced and administered to by WFP and USW

John Pletz, WFP Technical Advisor

Shawn Harris, USW Technical Advisor