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City Of St John Collective Agreement

Counsel. Dave Lane, chief financial officer, called it a „tough negotiation“ and thanked city staff. „We really appreciate our staff,“ he said at Monday`s Council meeting, when the council voted unanimously to ratify the agreement. Hillier says the union was shocked by the news. She says the union has secured recall rights for the next three years under its current collective agreement. 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. Saint John City Council has ratified a collective agreement between the city and CUPE Local 1289, which represents many municipal workers, including park supervisors, administrative staff, planners, survey engineers, waste management staff and more. 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. A decision note to Council indicates that the severance contract will result in savings for the city, but it is difficult to quantify the amount because it depends, among other things, on the number of employees who make a payment.

„However, this agreement caps the pool of employees entitled to receive severance pay, which ultimately eliminates severance costs for the city,“ the decision note reads. CUPE says it is blind to the capital`s announcement that about two dozen full-time positions will be cut at City Hall and Mile One as part of the city`s budget process. 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. The main terms of the agreement do not include a general increase or additional allowance for staff recruited after 4 December 2019. There is a one-time payment option for severance pay that has accrued up to December 31, 2018. . .

. Ten of these positions are currently vacant and unfilled, but eight people have been laid off and are in the process of determining bumping rights. . CUPE President Sherry Hillier says the most surprising thing is that the layoffs at Mile One come at the same time as downtown Saint John announced that the public would be invited to the stadium to visit Santa claus instead of the Christmas parade. St. John`s Sports and Entertainment resigned from five full-time jobs and laid off two more full-time jobs…