Members in Hamilton at Markey Family Funeral Homes ratify three-year agreement

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February 23, 2022

On February 10, 2022, the members at Markey Family Funeral Homes Ltd. in Hamilton ratified a new three-year deal with 2% wage increases in each year of the contract across all positions, retroactive to the date of expiry.

Improvements to the dental benefits will see an increase of one cent per hour from $0.50/hour to $0.51/hour.

Language improvements will see gender neutral language reflected throughout the agreement.

We are pleased to report that the employer’s attempt to table numerous concessions were all prevented including a proposal to be able to move bargaining unit members to other locations, both unionized and not, at will.

Union negotiating committee: D’Andre Leslie, Jenny Young. HOPE Sector Director Sandra Rogerson and Union Rep: Nabeela Irfan.

Catch up on all the negotiation highlights from across the province here.

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