December 15, 2016 09:52 ET
BEACONSFIELD, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 15, 2016) - The City of Beaconsfield is pleased to announce that it signed a seven-year collective agreement with its white collar workers on December 14. The agreement will remain in effect until December 31, 2020.
"We are very pleased with the agreement concluded with our white collar union, because it is line with the City's financial framework and our residents' ability to pay. This agreement enables us to comply with the requirements of the Act to foster the financial health and sustainability of municipal defined benefit pension plans within the time limits set out in the Act. I would like to thank and congratulate negotiators on both sides for their excellent work in sealing the deal," said Mayor Georges Bourelle.
Increases of 2% per year, consistent with the City's financial framework, were granted from 2014 through 2016. For 2017, the agreement provides for an increase of 2.5%, increases of 2.25% for the years 2018 and 2019 and 2% for the year 2020.
"A win-win arrangement for the City and its workers, this new deal promises a calm working environment to the great benefit of Beaconsfield residents. In so doing, it ensures uninterrupted service by our workers, the quality of which is greatly appreciated by residents," Mayor Bourelle noted.
Mayor's Office514 428-4410
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