Tecumseh Council And CUPE Ratify New Collective Agreements

Thursday July 15th, 2021

Posted at 6:32pm


The Town of Tecumseh and CUPE Locals 702.1 (Outside Full-time Workers), 702.2 and 702.5 (Inside Full and Part-time Workers) reached tentative agreements on June 23rd, 2021. The agreements were reached following negotiations held by virtual meetings.

The agreements were ratified by the CUPE Locals on June 30th, 2021, and Tecumseh Council on July 13th, 2021.

CUPE represents 54 municipal workers including parks and recreation, water and public works, financial, clerical and administrative services, as well as information technology, engineering, planning, by-law enforcement and building technical services.

The collective agreements are for a four-year term, covering the period January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2024, and include a wage increase of 1.5% in the first year, as well as benefit improvements. A wage adjustment of 2% follows in each of the years 2022 to 2024.

“CUPE and The Town of Tecumseh have an excellent working relationship with mutual respect and a common goal to provide the residents of Tecumseh with the best public service possible. We look forward to continuing to work together over the next 4 years,” said David Doyon, President CUPE 702.

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