Compass Group workers @ George Brown College have a new contract

June 7, 2010 at 8:05pm

The members of Local 175 working for Compass Group at George Brown voted in favour of a new collective agreement on June 5, 2010. The bargaining unit benefits from the following highlights:

  • Wages increase by 25 cents per hour retroactive to May 25, 2010 with subsequent increases of 20 cents per hour in year two and 25 cents per hour in year three.
  • Effective May 2011, workers classified as Grill Cook receive a premium of 20 cents per hour.
  • Also effective May 2011, the workers’ benefits will be paid 80 per cent by the Employer and 20 per cent by employees. Life Insurance and AD&D coverage each increase to $25,000 and vision care coverage improves to $150 per 24-month period.
  • Effective as of ratification, workers will receive a drug card for prescription medication.

Union Negotiating Committee: Maria Johnson and Union Rep Linval Dixon.