City Ratifies New Collective Agreement with Canadian Union of Public Employees
Medicine Hat – The City of Medicine Hat has ratified a new collective agreement with Local #46 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
The previous agreement expired on December 31, 2019. The new agreement is for a three-year term from January 1, 2020 until December 31, 2022. General wage increases include 0% effective January 1, 2020; 0% effective January 1, 2021; and 2% effective January 1, 2022.
“We are pleased that through a constructive and respectful effort we were able to come to an agreement,” said City of Medicine Hat CAO, Robert Nicolay. “The three-year agreement is fair and reasonable considering the general economic conditions in Alberta, and it provides certainty for the City, the Union and employees during very uncertain times.
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