Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

February 03, 2010 08:36 ET

Final Two Groups of CUPE School Board Workers Ratify New Contract

BRIDGEWATER, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2010) - The final two groups of CUPE school board workers have ratified their new contract in strong numbers.

CUPE National Representative Betty Jean Sutherland says close to 500 members of Local 3890, employees of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, voted 88% in favour of the five-year deal.

Meanwhile, CUPE National Representative Carl Crouse says employees with the CSAP, the French school board, voted 98% in favour of the package.

Here are the wage highlights of the five-year deal that runs from April 1, 2007 to April 1, 2011:

- 2.9% wage increase retroactive to April 1, 2007

- 2.9% wage increase retroactive to April 1, 2008

- 2.9% wage increase retroactive to April 1, 2009

- 1% wage increase, April 1, 2010

- 1% wage increase, April 1, 2011

Contact Information

  • CUPE National Rep.
    Carl Crouse
    902-825-9477 (Cell)
    or
    CUPE National Rep.
    Betty Jean Sutherland
    902-752-2244 (o)
    or
    CUPE Communications Rep.
    John McCracken
    902-455-4180 (o)