Union wage settlements of 4.25% and 6.95% negotiated by CUPE.

News 100 blueBy Pepper Parr

July 31, 2015


There was a short period of time when the city fretted over whether the outside workers were going to be available to take care of the pools and the splash pads and we weren’t at all sure that the transit drivers were going to be behind the wheels of the buses.

The city and the unions managed to avoid a strike and came out with an agreement that gave

CUPE Local 44, the City Outside workers negotiated  a deal worth 4.25% over 3 years.

CUPE Local 2723 (Transit) negotiated a deal worth 6.95% over 4 years.

There were apparently other benefits negotiated but those details have yet to be released.

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