Ecojustice Bargaining Update: Parties Reach Tentative Agreement

October 22, 2018

To: All MoveUP Members at Ecojustice

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative collective agreement (MOA Available Here) with your employer, Ecojustice Canada.

Highlights of the tentative agreement include:

  • A 3 year collective agreement
  • 2.5% General Wage Increase Year 1, 2.0% Year 2 and 2.0% Year 3.
  • Increase In Severance Pay
  • Reduction in seniority required for increased vacation entitlement
  • Increase to 2 float days
  • Increased accumulation of sick leave from 30 days to 120 days
  • Gender Transition Leave and Domestic Violence Leave
  • Increase Pregnancy and Parental Leave to 18 months with prorated top-up
  • $125.00 Monthly Transportation Incentive
  • 5% wage increase For Associate positions after 5 years of service
  • Increased benefit coverage for Psychologists\Social Workers from $500 to $1500 annually
  • Increased Eye Examination Coverage For Dependents and Spouses

Your bargaining committee is recommending ratification of the tentative collective agreement.

We will be conducting a ratification vote on site in the boardroom on October 24th at 12 PM. We will review the MOA, answer any questions, and provide you with a ballot to vote on the ratification of the document. Please make every effort to attend.


In Solidarity,

Your Bargaining Committee:

Maggie Valenzuela, Executive Councillor
Zoran Komljenovic, Job Steward
Nathan Beausoleil, Union Representative

File Number: 18-ECO-BARG-Tentative Agreement Reached-October 22, 2018
Union Label: ks/usw2009