(Windsor) Employees of the Municipality of the District of West Hants have a new, three-year contract.
CUPE Local 4522 represents nine employees who work in water treatment, landfill operations and other services.
Highlights of the first contract include:
- Wage increases of .45 cents, .45 cents and .55 cents
- Extended health care, dental and vision benefits
- A clothing allowance
- Provisions covering hours of work, layoff/recall, grievance procedure
- Sick leave
- Job security language
CUPE National Representative Alex Somerville says with the help of a conciliator both sides were able to reach a negotiated settlement, and avoid a disruption in service.
Alex Somerville, CUPE National Representative - (902) 455-4180 (o)
John McCracken, CUPE Communications Representative - (902) 455-4180 (o)