PortsToronto, CUPE ratify agreement

Six-year deal includes wage increases averaging two per cent in each year of contract
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/13/2018
Labour relations
CUPE 416 represents airfield maintenance workers, fire fighters, ferry operators, electricians and specialized staff at PortsToronto. Google Street View

PortsToronto and 91 of its hourly and salaried employees have ratified a new six-year collective agreement.

The parties reached the agreement last week, following months of bargaining. In addition to other improvements, the new agreement includes wage increases averaging two per cent in each year of the contract.

"This new agreement will provide workers with improvements to their wages and benefits, while providing PortsToronto with a stable and predictable labour relations environment over the agreement's lifetime,” said a joint statement issued by PortsToronto and the Toronto Civic Employees Union (TCEU), Local 416 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 416).

"We are very pleased to have concluded a constructive round of collective bargaining and look forward to a continuation of the quality service passengers and visitors expect and deserve."

CUPE 416 represents airfield maintenance workers, fire fighters, ferry operators, electricians and specialized staff at PortsToronto.

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