New CUPE Local 2380 agreement ratified

Barrie, ON – After several months of negotiations, the City of Barrie and CUPE Local 2380 reached a tentative agreement on June 22, 2022. The agreement was ratified at the June 27 Council Meeting and ratified by CUPE Local 2380 last night.  

“I am pleased that we were able reach a balanced agreement with CUPE Local 2380 that is fair and equitable," said Michael Prowse, Chief Administrative Officer. “The agreement focuses on employee well-being and recognizes the important work that our employees do every day to serve our residents and keep our city moving."

The agreement is for a 3.5-year term (July 1, 2022 to Dec. 31, 2025) and is in line with recent negotiated contracts in comparable municipalities. The agreement includes the following wage increases: 1.8% (July 1, 2022); 2% (Jan. 1, 2023); 2% (Jan 1, 2024); 2% (Jan. 1, 2025). The previous contract expires today (June 30, 2022).

“I am very grateful for the support that we received from our membership and how their solidarity with our Bargaining Committee helped us reach an agreement with the City of Barrie," said Mike Murphy, President of CUPE Local 2380. "I am very satisfied with this deal which is balanced and fair to our members and the tax payers of the City. I am very proud of our membership's ability and eagerness to continue providing vital services to the residents of the City of Barrie over the past several years and look forward to continuing to provide them in the future. I would also like to thank the City of Barrie's negotiating team for their cooperation and dedication." 

CUPE Local 2380 represents municipal workers who provide public services ranging from parks and recreational services, water and wastewater treatment, public works, court house services, financial and administrative services, city planning, by-law enforcement, building and marina services, and others.

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