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GDI Services workers ratify 3-year agreement

January 26, 2015 at 1:20pm

The Local 175 members working at GDI Services at Sir Sanford Fleming College in Lindsay achieved a new collective agreement at a ratification vote held December 8, 2014.

In the three-year deal, members will see wage increases totalling 85 cents per hour as well as improvements to layoff language. New vacation language provides workers with 15 years of service up to five weeks’ vacation per year paid at 9%.The workers’ boot allowance improves to $90 per year and an employee who uses their personal vehicle for employer business will be paid 55 cents per kilometre.

Union Negotiating Committee: James Mulhern, Ken Whiteford, and Union Rep Mona Bailey.