The District of Mission has reached a four-year agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1267.
The agreement brings negotiations to a conclusion and ensures stability for the district and employees through 2020.
The agreement sets out wage increases at 1.5 per cent for 2017 and two per cent for 2018, 2019 and 2020 along with updates to language in the collective agreement.
“We are happy to have reached this agreement. We value and respect our employees and their dedication, and are proud to have developed a very positive climate at the district,” said Mayor Randy Hawes.
Joan McPherson, president of CUPE local 1267, said, “We are very pleased with how negotiations went and with the final result we all agreed upon. We are looking forward to the next four years.”
CUPE local 1267 ratified the agreement on Thursday, April 20.