Posted on: February 27, 2017

USW Union Contract Negotiations Conclude

USW Union Contract Negotiations Conclude


Duncan, BC – The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and United Steel Workers (USW) Local 1-1937 are pleased to announce the ratification of a new Collective Agreement. The three year agreement ends on December 31, 2019 and includes a general wage increase of 1.99 per cent per year and operational improvements for both union members and the organization.

“The Board of Directors understands the challenge of negotiations and appreciates the dedication of both management and union employees that has resulted in this new collective agreement,” explains Board Chair Jon Lefebure.

The 56 employees of USW Local 1927 work to provide CVRD’s recycling and solid waste services, utility services as well as Cowichan Lake Recreation programs and facility maintenance.

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