MONCTON, N.B. (CP) — About 230 unionized city workers in Moncton, N.B., have a new contract that includes wage increases.
A news release says Moncton city council approved the four-year deal on Friday, Dec. 6.
The agreement is retroactive from Jan. 1 of this year and includes a six per cent wage increase over four years.
The workers — which include clerical and technical staff, supervisors and managers — represent one-third of the city's workforce.
Mayor George LeBlanc said in a statement that the employees are crucial to delivering services to residents.
He says the agreement treats workers fairly while being fiscally responsible.