Ottawa Imperial Parking members achieve substantial increases

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March 15, 2023

The members at Imperial Parking Canada in Ottawa unanimously ratified a three-year agreement on March 7, 2023, with wage increases each year amounting to 15% over the term of the agreement. The Overnight Shift Premium and the Training Premium will both increase to $1.25/hour up from $1.00 and the Traffic/Jockey Premium will increase to $0.70 up from$0.50. The wage progression will decrease to 12 months to reach top rate down from 36 months.

Benefit improvements will see newly hired Full-Time employees receiving benefits after 6 months (instead of 9 months) and existing Part-Time employees hired into Full-time will receive benefits after 3 months (instead of 9 months). Grandfathered employees will maintain their Grandfathered Benefit Premiums at no extra cost to them.

Other improvements include that the boot allowance will increase to $120 yearly for full-time and every 2 years for part-time. Additionally, all employees are now entitled to the Safety Boot allowance. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will be added to the list of Paid Holiday.

Union negotiating committee: Jama Abdi and Faisal Jama. Union representatives: Sandra Proulx and Joe Tenn.

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