City Council Approves Collective Agreement With CUPE 4386

City of Corner Brook
MEDIA ADVISORY

At Monday night’s regular meeting, Corner Brook City Council approved a new collective agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 4386 (CUPE 4386).

The substantive changes that are included in the agreement are:
– Four year agreement from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2025;
– 8% wage increase over 4 years (2%, 2%, 2%, 2%);
– Wording clarifications and improvements.

The previous collective agreement expired on December 31, 2021. Negotiations began on January 12, 2022 for a new agreement. A tentative agreement was reached on January 13, 2022 using only internal resources at the bargaining table.

“The City of Corner Brook values its employees. Due to COVID-19, we’ve faced a litany of challenges over these last two years. The Civic Centre, in particular, has had to adapt and improvise to meet ever-changing public health requirements. Through it all, our staff continues to show its commitment and resilience. Congratulations and thank you to the negotiating teams for another productive bargaining session.” – Mayor Jim Parsons

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Ryan Butt
Communications Officer
City of Corner Brook
Office: (709) 637-1662
Cell: (709) 632-8113
rbutt@cornerbrook.com