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March 11, 2013

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Richmond Library Workers ratify new collective agreement

RICHMOND— Members of CUPE Local 3966, Richmond library workers, and the Richmond Public Library have ratified a new collective agreement.

“Our bargaining committee is very pleased to have reached a fair agreement which both parties view as positive for our library. This agreement provides improvements for our members but will also positively impact our community and those who depend on the important services CUPE 3966 members provide,” says Barbara Wilson, CUPE 3966 president.

The four-year agreement runs from January 1, 2012 and expires December 31, 2015. The agreement provides fair and reasonable wage increases in each year of the agreement and also includes some minor improvements to benefits.

“In addition to negotiations, important discussions regarding improved services to the diverse Richmond community took place. This type of open communication will serve the library, the community and our members who deliver the services well into the future,” says Heather Inglis, CUPE BC’s library coordinator and chief spokesperson for the union.

CUPE Local 3966 represents 180 library workers employed in four branches in Richmond.

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