The Riverine ratifies

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April 24, 2024

The Riverine ratifies increased wages, additional sick days and weekend premium

The Riverine Independent and Retirement Living members in Napanee ratified a two-year agreement on March 22, 2024, a first renewal contract for these workers.

Members will receive wage increases of 3.5% in both years across all classifications. A new weekend premium will also be introduced at 15 cents per hour.

The employer will increase their benefit contribution rate from 65% to 70%.

Sick days are increased for full time at date of ratification to five days and at January 1, 2025 to six days. Part time sick days will increase to three days January 1, 2025.

The uniform allowance will increase yearly to $120 for full time and $75 for part time.

Union negotiating committee: Roxanne Brownlee. Union representative: Dean McLaren

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