Niagara Region & CUPE OK new contract
Covers childcare, transporation, landfill workers
The Region & CUPE have OKed a new contract for 850 workers who take care of everything from our kids to our wastewater.
The 3-year deal freezes wages in year 1. In year 2 workers will get a 1% bump in salary, 2% in year 3. Over the life of the contract the cost of the increases is $1.38-million, covering wages & benefits.
The Niagara Region's Treasurer says the contract is "fair to union members, yet reflects the current economic conditions"
Members of CUPE Local 1287 work in administration, childcare, environmental enforcement & laboratory services, landfill operations, social assistance, water & wastewater operations & transportation.