Essex County Inside/Outside Ratify Four Year Deal

Inside and outside workers in Essex County have ratified a new collective agreement.

They voted 65% in favour of the four year deal which includes a 2% pay hike in each year of the agreement.

Full time workers received a $1500 signing bonus while part-time workers get $750.

Workers did accept general concessions to their sick time.

The 48 workers are represented by CUPE Local 2974.1.