Advance up salary scale
With each year of training, upon academic promotion awarded by the university authorities and recognized by the Collège, the resident shall advance one level on the salary scale set out in Appendix I of this Agreement.
The resident shall also advance one level at the start of each year of additional training authorized by the Minister, the university authorities and the Collège for purposes of (university or non university) hospital recruitment or to meet the requirements of an outside body including, notably, the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
No advance in level shall be granted for the duration of repeated training or a change of university, or for additional training following a failure or an examination.
In the event of a program change, the resident shall receive the salary located at the lower of the level he was on at the time of the program change and the highest level recognized in his new program; he shall then retain this salary until he has moved above the academic level corresponding to that pay level. Notwithstanding the foregoing, his progression cannot have the effect of raising his salary above the highest level recognized in his new program.
For the resident pursuing training interrupted by abandonment or exclusion, or begun outside Quebec, the establishment shall pay him the salary for the level corresponding to the training recognized by the Collège and the university authorities.
The R8-level resident whose salary on the scale as of March 31 is higher than the rate in effect on April 1 of the same year shall continue to receive the salary to which he was entitled as at March 31.
In the event of a program transfer, you will retain the salary step you had in your old program until you have moved up beyond the academic level corresponding to that step in the new program. The article does not, however, allow you to receive a salary higher than the salary corresponding to the highest step in the new program.
For instance, an R4 in internal medicine who transfers into family medicine cannot have more than an R2 salary. But the same resident could retain his R4 salary if he transfers into a specialty program of five years or more, even if he has to start again as an R1. He will then retain his salary until such time as he is considered an R5 in his new program.
Note that this article does not apply if you come from a program outside Quebec.
Note also that, should you fail a rotation, when retaking it you will be paid on the same step as the original rotation which you did not pass. For instance, if you fail your final R2 rotation in P13 and retake that rotation in P1 the following year, that rotation will be paid as an R2 rotation. In Period 2, you will receive an R3 salary, until you have completed your R3 year.
Period from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019
All salary scales as well as supplements and premiums provided for in Appendix I in effect as at March 31, 2015 shall be maintained without any increase.
Period from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018
All salary scales as well as supplements and premiums provided for in Appendix I in effect as at March 31, 2017 shall be increased on April 1, 2017 by a percentage equal to 1.75%.
For the period from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, the resident shall receive a lump sum corresponding to 0.97% of the salary received, on the same conditions as those provided for in Article 35.01, with the necessary modifications.
For the period from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020, the resident shall receive a lump sum corresponding to 0.5% of the salary received, on the same conditions as those provided for in Article 35.02, with the necessary modifications.