Learn about the City of Brantford`s employment policy and our collective agreements. If you want a copy of your collective agreement on paper, talk to your trustee. If you don`t know who your administrator is or how to contact your office, contact the CUPE office near you. We have collective agreements with unions that deny our terms of employment. “Our police have been chronically underfunded for years and we are constantly being asked to do more with less. Faced with the opioid crisis in our community, the violent and non-violent crime in our city and the number of citizens our members face in a state of psychological crisis, the public receives great value from our members. “In accordance with the practices of the private sector and other public sector employers, the city provides that wages correspond to the current market compensation for the position,” she said. “Over the past 12 years, there have been increases in compensation in certain positions due to inflation, collective bargaining and urban priorities, which require a higher level of technical expertise, skills and qualifications, which must be offset accordingly to attract and retain qualified candidates. Baxter said police salaries have been kept largely informed of the cost of living since 1995. If you have questions about your rights in the workplace, the best person you can talk to is your steward or local leader. You will know the details of your agreement.
All CUPE members work under the protection of a collective agreement called a collective agreement. Your local union negotiates the terms of the agreement. Elected local union leaders also work with the employer to resolve workplace issues. The number of employees in the City of Brantford in 2020, who earned $100,000 or more, increased by 299 in 2019. And on the list, there are 141 Brantford Police Officers. The service employs approximately 270 people. Of the 316 employees in the City of Brantford who earned $100,000 or more last year, nearly half were members of the city`s police department. Others in the city`s top 10 are: The Chief of Police, Robert Davis, who earned 239,401 $US in salary and tax benefits; Catherine Brubacher, Managing Director of Business ($209,906); Deputy Police Commissioner Jason Saunders ($209.196); Paul Moore, Director General of Community Development ($188,865); Sandy Jackson, General Manager in Community Programs ($185,672); Police Inspector Donald Pancoe ($181.317); Police Inspector Richard Paolini ($177,824); Inspector Kristen Bell-Samson ($178.035); And Inspector Scott Williams (174.573). Smith said the sunshine list doesn`t tell the public about the “value” firefighters offer. He said officials were working hard in Brantford, where the crime severity index remains one of the highest in the country. Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively but civil discussion forum and encouraging all readers to share their views on our articles.
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