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Information Bulletin

Release date: July 17, 2020

Camosun College’s Board of Governors and the Camosun College Faculty Association have ratified an agreement under the provincial government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate. The mandate focuses on improving services for people and ensuring fair and affordable compensation.

The agreement, comprised of the local and common agreements, includes:

  • A three-year term (April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022);
  • General annual wage increases of two per cent, two per cent and two per cent;
  • Updated collective agreement language to be gender neutral;
  • Updated grounds protected against discrimination to reflect changes made to the BC Human Rights Code;
  • Alignment of maternity/parental leave with recent provincial legislation changes and cost-neutral changes to the Supplemental Employment Benefit to coincide with federal legislation changes;
  • Amendment of compassionate care leave language to align with current legislation; and
  • Introduction of:
    • Domestic violence leave consistent with legislation with the addition of three days paid;
    • Leave respecting the death of a child consistent with legislation;
    • Leave respecting the disappearance of a child consistent with legislation; and
    • Cultural leave for Aboriginal employees.

The Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate supports government’s commitment to improving the services people count on, making life more affordable and investing in sustainable economic growth. The mandate is consistent with B.C.’s commitment to balanced budgets and sound fiscal management. Currently, almost 325,000 public-sector employees – nearly 98 per cent – are now covered by tentative or ratified agreements reached under B.C.’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate.

Established in 1971, Camosun is one of the largest colleges in British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples.

Learn more about public sector bargaining in B.C.: www.gov.bc.ca/psecbargaining

Media contact:

communications@camosun.ca

Last updated: July 17, 2020 11:24 am

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