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Access Alliance workers new deal

July 15, 2010 at 8:12pm

At a ratification meeting on July 14, 2010, members working at Access Alliance Multicultural Community Centre inToronto secured their new three-year collective agreement. Health care professionals and administrative staff will benefit from the following improvements:

  • The number of Stewards in the workplace increases to four, up from 2.
  • When vacancies are posted, the employer will now consider Relief and Project Staff prior to external applicants.
  • Relief and Special Project staff now have the option to receive 6% vacation pay with no time off, or scheduled vacation time as per language in the collective agreement.
  • Family Day is considered a holiday.
  • Full-time employees working normal hours of work will receive $425 each year for staff development, up from $375.

Negotiating Committee: Helen De Oliveira, Gladys Klestorny, Mahbub Ur Rahman and Union Representative Angela Mattioli.