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Castlegar city council ratifies new labour agreement

As expected Castlegar city council has voted to ratify the new 6-year collective deal with their unionized workers.

The union ratified last week.

The deal features a letter of understanding regarding the key sticking point of job security language and also ways of speeding up the grievance handling process.

It includes a 15 hour per month cap on city paid time for union investigation and settling of union grievances.

There will be a 10.3% wage increase over the six year term.

Workers are expected to be back on the job full time from Monday.

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