Employer and union “hit a home run” with new contract for Chetwynd municipal workers

CHETWYND – CUPE Local 3052 and the District of Chetwynd in northeastern B.C., have ratified a four-year collective agreement, that for the first time includes recognition of a new category of workers. The deal, reached after just three days of negotiations, gives employees better scheduling of overtime, annual pay increases of two per cent, a […]

CUPE 556 welcomes Union Bay Improvement District workers

UNION BAY – Workers at Union Bay Improvement District have voted to become members of CUPE 556 in a Labour Board certification on November 14. The four workers include inside administration and outside public works who maintain the water treatment plant and streetlights. “These workers provide the same services as the members we represent in […]