Your bargaining committee is very pleased to announce that your new collective agreement was ratified on May 24th. Members voted 94% vote in favour of ratifying the deal.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the ratification vote and for your support and feedback during this round of negotiations.
The ratification vote concludes the bargaining process. Your new collective agreement is now in effect.
As a reminder, it will take some time to formally finalize the collective agreement. In the interim, you may wish to refer to the ratification document that summarizes and highlights all the changes to the collective agreement.
The Employer has indicated that the new extended health benefits enrolment process is proceeding, and should be in place for June 1, 2018. The pay increases will be retroactively applied to May 1, 2018.
Chloe Wiles-Speakman, Bargaining Committee Member
Torrance Coste, Bargaining Committee Member
Oliver Rohlfs, BCGEU Staff Representative
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