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File #: AR-19-486    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Passed
File created: 11/20/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/2/2019 Final action: 12/2/2019
Title: CUPE 941 & 5141 Collective Agreement Approval Presented by: Ryan Stovall, Director, Human Resources & Safety Department
TAMRMS#: B06


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CUPE 941 & 5141 Collective Agreement Approval
Presented by: Ryan Stovall, Director, Human Resources & Safety Department

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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That, the Collective Agreements negotiated with CUPE 941 & CUPE 5141 for the term of January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021 be approved by Council.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT
Per CAO Bylaw, “The CAO shall, subject to the directions and approval of Council, negotiate all collective agreements with City employees. (BL 5/2019)”. The CAO, through administration has successfully negotiated a collective agreement with both CUPE unions. This report and recommendation has now come to council for approval.

ALIGNMENT TO PRIORITIES IN COUNCIL’S STRATEGIC PLAN
Corporate Business Plan
A.2.2 Legislative Requirements - Collective Agreements

ALIGNMENT TO LEVELS OF SERVICE DELIVERY
Internal Services and Service Levels Inventory
Employee/Labour Relations Negotiations
Compliance with Alberta Labour Code and Collective Agreements

ALIGNMENT TO COUNCIL DIRECTION OR MANDATORY STATUTORY PROVISION
N/A

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
The City of St. Albert was served notice to bargain by CUPE 941 and 5141 on September 25th, 2018 and October 10, 2018 respectively.

The City appropriately negotiated the collective agreements with these unions until a tentative agreement was reached within mandate. An agreement is deemed tentative until ratified by both parties. Both CUPE unions ratified the collective agreements in mid November 2019.

STAKEHOLDER COMMUNICATIONS OR ENGAGEMENT
N/A

IMPLICATIONS OF RECOMMENDATION(S)
Financial:
Both agreements are within the financial mandate approved by council and the budgeted wage contingency for collective agreement settlements.

CUPE 5141
2019 - 2.25% (effective April 1, 2019) - effective yield for whole of 2019 is 1.6875%
Jan 1, 2020 - 0.0 %
Jan 1, 2021 - 1.25%
*One classification (Crime Analyst) with 1 incumbent will see an additional 1.0% wage increase (in addition to abo...

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