BC Assessment and employees represented by CUPE Local 1767 have ratified a new agreement under the B.C. government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate.
The agreement focuses on improving services for people and ensuring fair and affordable compensation. CUPE Local 1767 represents approximately 700 people working in appraisals, assessment administration, property inventory collection, communications, finance, information technology and data services in 15 locations throughout the province, including Victoria’s head office.
The agreement includes:
- a three-year term of Jan. 1, 2019, to Dec. 31, 2021;
- general wage increases of 2% per year; and
- improvements to the ability to recruit and retain staff by adding a step to the top of the grid for accredited appraisers.
The Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate supports government’s commitment to improve the services people count on, make life more affordable and invest in sustainable economic growth. The mandate is consistent with B.C.’s commitment to balanced budgets and sound fiscal management. Currently, there are more than 217,000 public-sector employees covered by tentative or ratified agreements reached under the mandate.
Learn more about public sector bargaining in B.C.: www.gov.bc.ca/psecbargaining