Compass Group members at Sienna Senior Living in Orillia ratify

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March 3, 2021

Unionized Compass Group employees at Sienna Senior Living in Orillia ratified a new three-year agreement in February 2021.

Compass Group Sienna Senior Living Orillia members ratifyTo deal with an impasse on monetary proposals, the Union requested the assistance of a Conciliation Officer. The resulting three-year agreement includes annual wage increases, language improvements, and other monetary increases.

Members will see their rates go up by 25 cents per hour in each year of the agreement. The first increase will be paid retroactively for all hours worked since December 1, 2020.

Eye exam coverage will now improve to $50, up from $35, per two-year period. Full-time members will also benefit from an increased shoe allowance of $75, up from $65.

Language improvements address Pay Equity, and the company will now cover 100% of the fees for course modules instead of the previous 50% coverage. In addition, the agreement now contains gender neutral language throughout.

The collective agreement, ratified on February 25, 2021, covers nine full-time and 18 part-time employees in the bargaining unit at Compass Group Sienna Senior Living in Orillia.

Union Negotiating Committee: Darlene Madigan and Union Rep Rick Daudlin.

Compass Group workers are among many food service and hospitality workers at healthcare facilities across Ontario who have continued to provide services and care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about these essential workers here.

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