The City of Oshawa yesterday announced that on July 10, Oshawa City Council endorsed the renewal of a new Collective Agreement with CUPE Local 251 (Inside Workers).
The renewal agreement, which will expire on December 31, 2025, includes modest benefit increases and wage increases of 3.0 per cent effective for January 1, 2023; 2.5 per cent for January 1, 2024; and 2.5 per cent for January 1, 2025, said a city statement.
CUPE Local 251 represents approximately 310 staff across the city and is responsible for Information Technology, Finance, Service Oshawa, Municipal Law Enforcement and various inside support services throughout City Hall and other city facilities, including inside workers at recreation facilities and OSCC55+ centres. The most recent collective agreement with CUPE Local 251 expired on December 31, 2022.
“We value our employees and greatly appreciate the hard work that they do to deliver quality programs and support services to the Oshawa community. On behalf of City Council, I am pleased that we came to a fair agreement and can continue to provide excellent service delivery in the great City of Oshawa,” said Mayor Dan Carter.