Epic de St. Malo Residential Services Members Have New Contract

April 26, 2018

UFCW Local 832 members working at Epic de St. Malo—Residential Services voted in favour of a new two-year collective agreement.

Union negotiator Martin Trudel stated, “The bargaining committee unanimously recommend acceptance of this new two-year deal and as you can see by the strong acceptance, the membership at St. Malo is solid. It’s a good short-term agreement, with no concessions.”

During the life of the agreement, the members’ pay will increase by four per cent — two per cent in each of the agreement. As well, there are scheduled increases to the seniority premiums, dental contributions and an addition of a new clause for a pre-retirement sick pay payout. The members will also have a new benefit plan with added coverage at the same premium costs as their old plan. Also in the new deal, part-time scheduling to maximize hours worked up to 80 hours bi-weekly.

EPIC de St Malo Inc./SMILE of St Malo Inc (Residential Services) is a non-profit organization that runs residential homes for people of all ages with intellectual disabilities. Our members work in these residential homes assisting the supported individuals as they live their lives.

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