Sunday, April 20th7.1°C
19345
21588

UBC-O's 2 year deal

About 600 non-faculty staff and teaching assistants at UBC Okanagan have agreed to a new two-year contract.

The employees, members of the BC Government Employees Union, will receive two per cent increases retroactive to July 1, 2012 and July 1, 2013.

According to information released by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology, the increases were funded from savings found within existing budgets.

The contract was ratified under the Cooperative Gains Mandate which applies to all public sector employers who collective agreements expired on or after December 31, 2011.

The Cooperative Gains Mandate provides public sector employers with the ability to negotiate modest wage increases funded from savings within existing budgets and not by adding costs to taxpayers and ratepayers of sacrificing services.



Read more Kelowna News

21138


Recent Trending





20002




FEATURED Property
19183722600 plus sq. ft. home on level 1/2 acre in rural south B.X., VERNON
$392,000
more details
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading



21720




21370

Kelowna SPCA Featured Pet

Noodle
Noodle Kelowna SPCA >




20327






21318



Okanagan Quick Links City of Kelowna
Airport Arrivals
Airport Departures
Kelowna Discussion Forum
Kelowna's Cultural District
Kelowna Transit
Kelowna Road Closures
William R. Bennett Bridge
Tourism Kelowna
Central Okanagan
Regional District

District of Peachland
District of Lake Country
Interior Health
UBC Okanagan
Okanagan College
School District 23
Okanagan Regional Library


Kelowna City Council Audio
Audio
April 14, 2014 @ 1:30 pm
Live broadcasts, archives, schedule >


Member of BC Press Council
20453