Ratified Contract for Knollcrest Lodge
Members at Knollcrest Lodge in Milverton, Ontario have a new deal. The two-year collective agreement extends many of the provisions from the previous contract. The elected negotiating committee met to negotiate provisions several times this year. As a result of their efforts, there will be a lump sum payment equivalent to 1.5% of wages (excluding overtime pay) retroactive to January 1, 2011. In addition to this, there will be a 1% wage increase in the second year of the contract beginning on May 1, 2012. Benefit contributions increase to 3% by the employee and 9% by the employer. The employer contribution to the CCWIPP rises to $1.11 per hour. There is also an increase to the dental contribution.