Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

November 06, 2013 11:56 ET

CUPE Local 734 ratifies new contract

TRURO, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 6, 2013) - The union representing outside workers with the Town of Truro has ratified a new, four-year contract with the municipality.

CUPE National Representative Grant Dart says, "Members of Local 734 voted in favour of the new deal which runs from May 1, 2013 to April 30, 2017.

Wage increases include:

  • May 1, 2013 - a 3% hike
  • May 1, 2014 - a 3% hike
  • May 1, 2015 - a 2.5% hike
  • May 1, 2016 - a 2.5% hike

Dart says there were several other improvements included in the new deal.

Contact Information

  • Jason Cavanagh
    President, CUPE Local 734
    (902) 324-0147 (c)

    Grant Dart
    CUPE National Representative
    (902) 752-2244 (o)

    John McCracken
    CUPE Atlantic Communications Representative
    (902) 880-8057 (c)