FASD Members Unanimous on New Agreement

April 13, 2018

On April 11, Local 832 members working FASD Life’s Journey Inc. voted 100 per cent in favour of a new 2 ½-year collective agreement.

Besides a lot of needed language improvements to the agreement and no concessions, the members obtained new seniority premiums equivalent to a 1.75 per cent and a 3.5 per cent increase for full-time employees with five and ten years of seniority. The new contract also contains improvements to bereavement leave.

FASD Life’s Journey Inc. is an agency providing disability services in multiple rural and urban locations within the province of Manitoba. They offer residential, outreach, and fostering programs with adjunct services, including cultural supports, clinical resources, addictions and wellness programming opportunities. Our members work at group homes and as outreach workers with those who have been diagnosed with FASD. Our members help with day-to-day living and provide resource support.

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