By COLLIN GALLANT on February 9, 2021.
Lengthy-term care staff at southeast Alberta’s publicly operated Cypress View Basis will see no raises for the following three years, based on the newest bulletin from Alberta Labour.
It’s the final of the excellent contracts for the Canadian Union of Public Workers, Native No. 46, and the newest in a string of wage freezes, together with working at Metropolis of Medication Hat.
About 80 unionized workers at Cypress View ratified the contract in late October, although discover first appeared within the overview of January contract settlements printed this week.
It reveals no wage will increase for the primary three years of the 48-month contract, then a 1 per cent increase in 2023, for workers on the facility in northwest Crescent Heights.
As effectively within the replace, staff on the Medication Hat Library, additionally represented by CUPE No. 46, have a 3 yr deal that gives raises of two and 1.5 per cent per yr, respectively, earlier than a zero in 2023 contract yr.
Layoffs there in mid-2020 lowered the dimensions of the workforce to 35.
Each are legally separate entities from the Metropolis of Medication Hat, however are associated by means of funding preparations.
The Cypress View Basis is funded by means of a tax requisition and levy collected alongside property taxes in Medication Hat, Redcliff and Cypress County. These three jurisdictions comprise its governing board.
The Medication Hat Public Library can be legally unbiased from town, however receives an working grant from the municipal funds. The bargaining replace states that 35 workers ratified the three-year deal.
In late 2020, CUPE members on the Metropolis of Medication Hat authorised a two-year wage freeze as a part of a three-year deal that expires on the finish of 2022. CUPE members at City of Redcliff will obtain raises between 1 and 1.5 per cent annually from 2020 to 2022.
The latest CUPE contract on the Medication Hat Group Housing society mimics the Cypress View deal in compensation. Wages are frozen there till 2023.
Pact at gasoline crops
In late filed agreements, the replace states that staff on the Plains Midstream straddle crops close to Empress secured a four-year deal final March. The 50 members of the Unifor Native 503A there’ll see escalating wage will increase till early 2023, said as 2.5, 2.75, 3 and three.5 per cent, respectively over 4 years.