July 5, 2022

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FTQ union members accept the agreement in principle

FTQ union members accept the agreement in principle

According to an agreement reached between FTQ and the government last May, a large percentage of the 57,000 workers in education, health and social services agreed.

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The Quebec Federation of Labor (FTQ) on Wednesday said that an average of 94% of workers affiliated with its affiliated public sector unions agreed to the proposal, which was negotiated with Quebec on May 29.

Overall, the employment contract offers a 2% salary increase per year for a period of three years. The agreement is due to return on April 1, 2020 and expire on March 31, 2023.

However, the union has been successful in persuading the government to make a special gesture to improve the pay conditions of its lowest paid employees.

In particular, the beneficiaries’ servants representing FTQ are entitled to a 15% increase in their salary over three years, with a second per hour. From 22.35 to the hour. Reaches 25.63.

List of light housekeeping attendees (9.8%), Class II caretakers (8.7%), Class 3 administrative agents (8.4%), secretaries (8.0%), daycare faculty (7.3%) and administrative support agents (7.7%), FTQ Has been done.

“We are very proud of the new wage structure, which will benefit not only low-wage earners, but all public sector workers,” said Mark Ranger, Quebec’s co – ordinator and co – ordinator for FTQ.

“However, public services are fragile and the government must ensure their stability by protecting them from further cuts. We need to be vigilant and mobilize to protect those who isolate us from the worst crises,” FTQ President Daniel Boyer said.

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