CUPE 116 Collective Agreement Aquatic Centre Collective Agreement «After 16 years of wage cuts and moderation, Stephanie Smith, President of bcGEU, who works on the Point Grey Campus as crafts, catering and catering, technicians and research assistants and a multitude of positions covered by the CUPE 116 agreement. CUPE 116 also represents Aquatic Centre staff in a separate collective agreement. The ratified agreement is the result of negotiations between the Community Union for Collective Bargaining of Social Services (CSSBA) and the Association of Community Social Services Employers (CSSEA). The CSS is made up of three collective agreements: the Community workers lived at 82.3% and ratify their agreement; General services ratified at 95.8 per cent; indigenous Services ratified at 50.9 per cent. Weighted average ratification was 85.7% for the three subsectors. Vancouver (August 29, 2018) — Members of the B.C. Government and Service Employees` Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) in the field of Community Social Services (CSS) voted 85.7% in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement. The three-year contract provides for significant wage increases for workers, while it fulfills the government`s mandate to improve the services Colombians rely on. «After 16 years of wage cuts and moderation that are driving the sector to crisis, this agreement with a government that wants to put people first provides a foundation on which to build,» says Stephanie Smith, President of the BCGEU. «We welcome the tremendous progress made in supporting the important work of CSS workers. However, the low level of support for the Aboriginal Services Treaty shows how much more needs to be done.
Over the next three years, the union will continue to work with SSC members to further strengthen support for the sector. Collective Agreement (pdf)See also: Wage scales BCGEU website Sun Life Brochure (pdf) Main Page Benefits Extended Health Benefits The new collective agreement will apply from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, all BCGEU offices are closed from November 20 and employees are working remotely to assist members.