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New Contract for Friendly Manor Nursing Home

February 1, 2012 at 6:07pm

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Friendly Manor Nursing Home in Deseronto has a new Collective Agreement. The two-year deal includes wage increases as well as additions to the health and welfare benefits plan. Upon ratification, members received a 2% raise in pay. On January 1, 2013 their wages will increase by a further 1.25%. Also on this day, the weekend premium will rise to $0.15 per hour. There are increases to the dental, health and welfare plans. In the first year of the deal there is a $0.01 increase to the dental plan. The following year, the plan increases by a further $0.03 and the Health & Welfare plan rises by 0.5%. The vacation schedule will now allow three HCA/PSW members in the nursing department to be given vacation at the same time, if staffing is sufficient. Members who have 30 or more years of service to the company will receive 7 weeks of vacation at 14% gross earnings.