Members at Comfort Inn & Suites in Barrie achieve new contract

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February 15, 2017

Housekeeping and maintenance employees at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Barrie ratified a new collective agreement on January 23, 2017.

Wages improve by 50 cents per hour over the life of the agreement with the first increase retroactive for hour worked since November 1, 2016.

New language provides for a safety boot allowance of $100, and a health care benefit of $200 every year for all employees.

Language improvements include more rights for Stewards and Health & Safety Committee members, and an additional paid day’s leave for bereavement.

Union Negotiating Committee: Tara Boyter, Cindy Good, and Union Rep Tony Nigro.