The Royal University of Roads (RRU) and CUPE 3886 have successfully ratified their collective agreement in accordance with the provincial government`s negotiating mandate for sustainable services in 2019. Highlights of the collective agreement include: universities and universities across Canada have collective agreements with their teachers and employees, and negotiations for the renewal of collective agreements or collective agreements are part of the life cycle of collective agreements. RRU is committed to integrity in all our working relationships. Fair and competitive employment conditions for our faculties and employees under the foundation of our ability to fulfill our mission of excellence in teaching and learning, service and research, and to promote student success. The new agreement follows the provincial mandate of a 2% increase at the end of the year of the three-year contract, which will run from June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2022. Other items negotiated are the increase in safety footwear from $150 to $225, as well as reimbursement of protective clothing and wet weather equipment needed to operate safely. CupE 3886 assistance staff at Royal Roads voted on 13 December to ratify a new three-year collective agreement and signed the preliminary agreement that was concluded on 9 December. Discussions began on May 15, 2019. The parties reached an interim agreement on 9 December. CUPE 3886 members ratified the agreement on 13 December. The RRU Board of Governors ratified the agreement on 12 December. The university`s employers` organisation ratified the agreement on 16 December. CUPE Collective Agreement From June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2022 CUPE Local 3886 represents approximately 75 Royal Roads employees working in gardens and gardens, maintenance, production, maintenance, cleaning and cleaning.
Burrows thanked the CUPE 3886 negotiating committee and the representative of the national cupe service for their work. Negotiations began in July with half a dozen meetings, including full and half-day meetings. „We are pleased that members have agreed that we play a key role in the issue of life support,” said Don Burrows, President of CUPE 3886, noting that 56% of members worked for less than a living wage. „We fought to ensure that members with the lowest pay rate now receive a living wage.” For overtime, CUPE 3886 members now receive a refund of the travel expenses for dinner. Language improvements include changes to union leave, which will benefit all workers, as well as improvements for seasonal workers.