GRAVENHURST, Ont. — Local 2481 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and Leisureworld Muskoka have reached a new, three-year collective agreement. Both parties ratified the contract yesterday.
“We are pleased that both sides were able to come to an agreement that is acceptable to our members,” said Laurie Brooks, president of CUPE 2481. “We’ve been working without a contract for two years and we’re happy to move forward with this new contract.”
CUPE represents 100 nursing, dietary and housekeeping staff at the long-term care facility. Their new contract includes a 7.25 per cent wage increase over three years and improvements to shift premiums and bereavement leave.
For more information, contact:
David Chezzi, CUPE National Representative, 705-722-7387
James Chai, CUPE Communications, 416-292-3999