Town and Unionized Inside Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

Posted on Friday May 12, 2017

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May 12, 2017

 

Town and Unionized Inside Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

Union Ratification Vote to Take Place May 31

 

Gravenhurst, ON - The Town of Gravenhurst has reached a tentative deal with members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), Inside Workers, Local 325. The negotiations impact approximately 35 full-time, part-time and contract office clerical and technical staff at the Town.

“I am pleased that this has been a relatively speedy and straightforward process. Thank you to the Union team for their hard work during negotiations,” said Glen Davies, Chief Administrative Officer. “We believe many factors play into a successful agreement which ultimately satisfies the mandate and direction given to us by Council and taxpayers,” added Davies.

Details of a full agreement will become available following a ratification vote on Wednesday, May 31, by OPSEU Local 325 members and upon ratification by Gravenhurst Council on Tuesday June 20.

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For more information, please contact:

 

Glen B. Davies

Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Gravenhurst

glen.davies@gravenhurst.ca

705-687-3412 Ext. 245

 

Denise Near

Staff Representative/Negotiator OPSEU  

dnear@opseu.org  

Orillia: 1-844-765-1409  Ext. 5301