Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

January 28, 2010 13:49 ET

South Shore CUPE School Board Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract

BRIDGEWATER, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 28, 2010) - CUPE school board workers with the South Shore Regional School Board have overwhelmingly ratified their new contract.

CUPE National Representative Carl Crouse says the members of Local 4682 have voted 97% in favour of the five-year deal.

Crouse says the board has also agreed to adjust the Head Mechanic rate to $22.46 effective April 1, 2009.

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

  • Carl Crouse
    CUPE National Representative
    902-825-9477 (Cell)
    or
    John McCracken
    CUPE Communications Representative
    902-455-4180