Board approves CUPE Local 2692 contract

Western’s Board of Governors approved a four-year collective agreement with CUPE Local 2692, which represents approximately 630 Hospitality Service workers, on Thursday, Aug. 21.

The employees voted to ratify Western’s contract offer at a union meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 6. These employees work as food services assistants, food supervisors, cooks and chefs. Their contract expired June 30.

The agreement provides the employees with annual increases of 1.25 per cent in the first year and 1 per cent in each subsequent year of the agreement.