A four year collective agreement was made between The Town of The Pas and Canadian Union of Public Employees local 745 at Monday nights council meeting. This agreement provides a salary and working conditions for employees of the town of The Pas.
Chief Administrative Officer Randi Salamanowicz says a collective agreement is a guideline for the town employees and the employer that helps insure that both parties are carrying out what was agreed upon under the union contract. The Contract also looks out for health, safety, and benefits of the employees.
Salamanowicz added that with this agreement the town will be able budget appropriately over the next four years and they will have a general idea as to what the wages are going to be and what will be required as part of their yearly budget. The agreement will also provide the next elected council with the opportunity to become familiar with the existing union contract.