Stericycle Bargaining Update #6 - June 4, 2019

June 4, 2019 - As previously announced, a tentative agreement was reached with Stericycle on May 23, 2019. 

All Stericycle members have a voice by voting on the tentative collective agreement. 

All members are encouraged to attend one of the ratification meetings on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at 10:00 am or 6:00 pm.

The ratification meetings will be at the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel, Baker Room, located at 7571 Westminster Hwy in Richmond. 

Each ratification meeting will have a short presentation from the bargaining committee followed with a question and answer (Q&A) period. 

After the Q&A period, members can vote on the collective agreement changes in the tentative agreement. 

Highlights of the agreement include: 

  • Three-year agreement from December 21, 2018, to December 31, 2020 
  • 2.75% wage increase in each year of the agreement 
  • Wage increase retroactive to December 21, 2018 
  • Shift times are defined for day, afternoon and graveyard 
  • Differential increases for afternoon shift, graveyard shift, trainer and team lead 
  • Company’s Extended Care Package premiums will be 100% paid for by the Company 
  • Company’s Dental Plan premiums will be 100% paid for by the Company 
  • Wage scale steps decrease from seven to five 
  • Top wage rate reached after 49 months length of service 

Your Unit 63 Stericycle Bargaining Committee endorses the agreement and encourages members to support its ratification. 

Should you have any questions, we encourage you to bring them to the June 11 ratification meetings or reach out to a bargaining committee member. 

In Solidarity, 

Your Unit 63 Stericycle Bargaining Committee 
Louise Davis 
Joan Mitchell 
Perry Pasqualetto, Local Union Representative 
Steve McWhirter, Local Union Representative 

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