Memorial, CUPE Local 1615 ratify four-year agreement


Memorial University and CUPE Local 1615 have ratified a new four-year agreement. The union members–which include over 700 administrative, technical, and support employees–will gain an 8% wage increase over four years as well as improvements to pay and benefits. The union members’ salary floor has been increased, the number of steps on the wage scale has been reduced from 36 to 18, and a new salary supplement benefit for those on parental leave and a one-time retention bonus have been introduced.