Agreement ratified at Kenora’s Clarion Lakeside Inn
The 83 hospitality sector Members at the Clarion Lakeside Inn in Kenora achieved a new agreement on November 21, 2017.
The three-year agreement includes improvements to wages of 1.5% retroactive to September 1, 2017. Subsequently, wages will improve along with minimum wage in years two and three of the contract. Plus, employees receive an additional adjustment to maintain rates above provincial increases.
Shift premiums increase to 75 cents per hour, up from 50 cents. Employees also benefit from an increase in sick days to 30 hours per year, up from 24 hours. Other language adds a new sunset clause, and provides enhanced bereavement of four days, up from three. Lastly, the agreement includes provisions for delayed internment as well.
Union Negotiating Committee: Barry Byington, Charlotte Donnelly, and Union Reps Colby Flank and Tracy Stubbs.