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Former TE step advancement

In accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding Re: Step Credit for Former Transitional Employees included in the 2016 National Agreement, any CCA who was employed as Transitional Employee (TE) after September 29, 2007 and has been, or will be, converted to a career position may be eligible for a one-time advancement to a higher step on the career pay scale.  The step advancement and eligibility is to be determined as follows:

Length of creditable TE Service

Number of Additional Steps

2 years but less than 3 years


3 years but less than 4 years


4 years but less than 5 years


5 or more years


The step advancements will take place on May 26, 2018 for those eligible employees whose conversion to career is on, or was prior to, May 26, 2018.

For eligible employees converted after May 26, 2018 the advancement will take place upon conversion.

City carriers placed in a higher step will retain their time in step credit and move to their next step as scheduled.  This advancement will shorten the length of time to reach step O by 46 weeks for each step gained.