Bathurst council votes to ratify contract with outside workers


Bathurst council has voted to ratify an agreement with its outside workers.

A tentative agreement between the City and CUPE Local 550 was reached back in October.

Council unanimously voted on Monday to ratify the contract that runs January 2018 to December 31st, 2022.

The new deal includes an eight percent wage increase over five years and other items such as increased job security for casual workers.