Stone Lodge Ratifies

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February 23, 2024

Stone Lodge ratifies wages increases and vacation improvements

The HOPE Sector members at Stone Lodge in Guelph unanimously ratified a two-year agreement on January 22, 2024.

These healthcare workers will receive a 3.5% increase in each year of the agreement with an additional 5 cents per hour each year (3.75%). There will be a weekend premium introduced at $.10/hour in year one and $.20/hour in year two. The evening/night premium will increase by 10 cents each year and a new Supervisor premium will be added for three positions.

Language improvements include:

  • A seventh week of vacation after 30 years.
  • Increase in the length of time jobs are posted.
  • Additional member on the negotiating committee paid by the employer.
  • Increase in part-time vacation pay.

Union negotiating committee: John Lannon and Cheryl Raymond. Union representative: Steve Springall.

Read more Negotiation Updates from the Local 175 HOPE Sector! What’s HOPE? It stands for Health, Office & Professional Employees.

In health care facilities, it is the front-line workers who shoulder the responsibility in caring for patients. Find out why Health Care workers benefit from belonging to our Union!

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