“However, this agreement caps the pool of employees who are entitled to severance pay, which eliminates the city`s long-term severance costs,” the decision note states. Hillier says the union is shocked by the news. She says the union has secured recall rights for the next three years as part of its current collective agreement. country. Dave Lane, Director of Finance, spoke of a “difficult negotiation” and thanked the city`s staff. St. John City Council has ratified a collective agreement between the City and CUPE Local 1289, which represents many municipal employees, including park officials, administrators, planners, surveyors, waste management staff and more. If you have questions about your rights in the workplace, the best person you can talk to is your steward or local leader. You will know the details of your agreement. Among the main terms of the agreement are no general increase and no other severance pay for employees hired after December 4, 2019. There is a one-time payment option for severance pay that has been incurred until 31 December 2018. If you want a copy of your collective agreement on paper, talk to your trustee. If you don`t know who your administrator is or how to contact your office, contact the CUPE office near you.
CUPE says it is blind to the capital`s announcement that it will cut about two dozen full-time jobs at City Hall and Mile One as part of the city`s budget process. A decision note to the Board says that the severance contract will represent savings for the city, but it is difficult to quantify the amount because it depends on the number of employees making a payment, among other things. “We really appreciate our people,” he said at Monday`s city council meeting, when the city council voted unanimously to ratify the agreement. All CUPE members work under the protection of a collective agreement called a collective agreement. Your local union negotiates the terms of the agreement. Elected local union leaders also work with the employer to resolve workplace issues. St. John`s Sports and Entertainment has laid off five full-time positions and laid off two other full-time positions . . . .
Ten of these positions are currently vacant and unfilled, but eight people have been laid off and are in the process of determining smear rights. . CUPE President Sherry Hillier said the most surprising thing was that the layoffs on Mile One took place at the same time that downtown St John announced that the public would be invited to the stadium to go to the stadium with Santa Claus instead of the Christmas parade.