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Common 11 Coun. Jeromy Farkas, who filed the application with four others, said the council was « against the wall » and that if a wage freeze was agreed, it could help the city avoid workers being fired. If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at 403-269-5333 or you can email cupe37@cupe37.ca « I don`t think it`s a fair question if you`re negotiating a collective agreement, » he said. « They know it`s against the law to go back, so they come up with a question, but they also talk about job allocation, and there will be job losses. » I think that, especially given the economy as it is, especially given the huge unemployment in the city, I think it`s fair to ask city employees to come to the table and take a look at some of the victims to which families and businesses have been forced, » he said. These are not considered « legal » copies of contracts/agreements. If you need more information or a signed copy, email or call Labour Relations at 403-268-2236. Calgary City Council voted overwhelmingly in favour of a motion to formally ask unionized municipal employees to voluntarily call for a wage freeze or wage cuts of up to five per cent. READ MORE: Calgary City Councillors are calling for lower city hall pay amid $70 million budget deficit « Are city employees the enemy? Of course, they are not the enemy, but they are also part of the solution. If they don`t choose to be the solution, we will naturally have conflicts, » he said.

Due to the new restrictions on COVID 19, all December 2020 meetings were cancelled. Sutherland said it was about efficiency and competition. The request took place Tuesday night 14-1, with only Coun. Gian Carlo-Carra contradicted. Union workers are expected to increase by 1.5% in 2020. The city council cannot legally impose a wage freeze or a reduction, but most councillors believe that given the current financial situation, it is worth asking the unions to forego the increase. « Whether we`re going backwards or concessions or whatever, it doesn`t guarantee layoffs, no job losses, » he said. Please note that your child`s registration deadline (ren) for a gift on Friday, November 6, 2020- Contract expires 2021 January 3 Fleet Services Integration Agreement Tool List 2018-2021 « We would rather the unions work with us rather than against us, » he said. READ MORE: Council member wants calgary union to accept the wage freeze Cyril Wilson, president of CUPE Local 37, said the demand for a backtrack is worrying.