Members of Local 175 working at Healthcare Food Services achieve first collective agreement

February 5, 2015 at 4:00pm

At a vote on January 16, 2015 the bargaining unit of 90 employees ratified a 3 year agreement that will provide wage increases to all full and part time employees. The Employer will also post 9 new full time positions between April 10, 2015 and February 1, 2017.

Employees will receive sick leave each calendar year as follows, 80 hours for full time and 40 hours for part time. Effective January 2016, part time members with 2 years of service or more will have a dental benefit of $1500 per calendar year and nineteen full time employees will see reductions of $200-$1000 in their yearly contribution requirements.

All employees are eligible for an allowance up to $125.00 dollars per calendar year to purchase safety boots.

Union Negotiating Committee:  Lucie Goyette, Mona Giroux and Union Representative Daniel Mercier.