Hospitality workers ratify terms of new contract

December 4, 2010 at 9:36pm

A new three-year deal has been ratified by the bargaining unit at the Comfort Inn in Windsor. The contract, which members voted on at a meeting held December 3, 2010, includes the following improvements:

  • Wages increase for all rates and classifications by 1 per cent retroactive for hours worked since October 31, 2010. Workers receive subsequent across-the-board increases of 2 per cent in year two and 2.5 per cent in year three.
  • The deductible for prescription dispensing fees increases to $2 per prescription.
  • A new letter of agreement establishes that the company will provide reimbursement of 25 cents per kilometre when an employee is required to use their own vehicle for hotel business.
Union Negotiating Committee: Channy Ducharme, Joyce Waito and Union Rep Julie Johnston.