New agreement for members at Friendly Manor
On October 30, the members of UFCW Local 175 working at Friendly Manor in Desoronto achieved a new collective agreement. The approximately 50 workers at the nursing care facility belong to the Hospital Office & Professional Employees (HOPE) Sector of the Local Union.
All rates and classifications increase by 1.5% retroactive for hours worked since January 1, 2014. In the second year, workers receive two lump sum payments made in installments of $200 for full-time workers and $100 for part-time. In the third year all classifications and rates increase by 1%.
Union Negotiating Committee: Lucy Bedore, Cathy Prevost and Union Rep Dean McLaren.