Avis Budget Inc. Ottawa’s new agreement will acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
November 16, 2021
On November 3, 2021 the members in Ottawa at Avis Budget Inc. ratified a new three-year collective agreement. Wage improvements are as follows: current employees on the wage grid will receive an increase of 1.5% at ratification across all classifications. Members will also receive 2.5% in years two and three.
Lump sum payments will be made to full-time workers in the amount of $300 and part-time will receive $200.00 to be paid within two pay periods following ratification. Lead employees and airport expeditors premium increases to $1.25. A new wage scale that takes into consideration the minimum wage increase announced for January 2022.
Language improvements will see:
- the severance pay for full-time increased to 1.5 weeks per year of service for a total of thirty nine weeks
- no employee will work more than five hours without a break
- increase to safety boot allowance to $125.00 per year
The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will be added to the list of paid holidays.
Union Negotiating committee: Union Reps: Kim Hunter and Joe Tenn.
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