The city and the union reached a tentative agreement in August and the terms are now public after council ratified the deal on Wednesday. If you would like a hard copy of your collective agreement, please speak to your steward. If you don`t know who your steward is or how to reach your contact, contact the CUPE office near you. City Council approved the collective agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 503. The agreement provides that employees will receive salary increases each year for four years. Ottawa City Council has ratified a new collective agreement with the municipality`s largest union, CUPE Local 503, which represents 6,300 employees in departments across the city. Personal aid workers and registered nurse practitioners working full-time in the city`s four long-term care homes will also receive a US$100 stipend for clothing and footwear under the agreement. If you have questions about your rights at work, the best person you can talk to is your local steward or executive. You will know the specific details of your agreement. A new agreement has been ratified between the city and the union, which represents about 6300 workers.
All CUPE members work under the protection of a contract called a collective agreement. Your local union negotiates the terms of the agreement. Elected local union leaders also work with the employer to resolve issues in the workplace. Registered nurses and personal assistants in long-term care homes now receive a small clothing and footwear premium. The new contract provides for the following salary increases: and employees are entitled to four weeks of leave after five years of service instead of six. As of January 1, 2017, employees will earn four weeks of leave for five years of service instead of six and new employees will receive a new probation rate of 95%. This year and next, wage rates are up 1.92%, followed by a 1.95% increase in 2018 and a 2% increase in 2019. The workers had been without a contract since December 2015. .