Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

October 23, 2009 15:24 ET

Town of Glovertown Municipal Employees Sign New, Three-Year Deal

GANDER, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - Oct. 23, 2009) - Municipal employees with the Town of Glovertown have reached a new, three-year deal with their employer.

CUPE National Representative Ed White says the new contract for Local 4801 will take effect January 1, 2010.

Highlights of the deal include:

- 2% wage increase in January, 2010

- 3% wage increase in January, 2011

- 4% wage increase in January, 2012

- Cost sharing for group benefits will see the employer's share increase from 50% to 70%

- Seasonal employees will now be eligible for severance pay

- The standby rate for weekends and Statutory Holidays increases from $50 to $70

- Employees with 1 - 4 yrs of service will receive an additional week of vacation

White says there are also wage adjustments for Administrative Assistants of $1.50 per hour prior to the general increase and an additional .50 cents per hour in December, 2012.

The agreement has been ratified by both parties.

Contact Information

  • Ed White
    CUPE National Rep.
    709-753-0732 (o)
    John McCracken
    CUPE Communications Rep.
    902-455-4180 (o)