CUPE Local 2745 Executive you and your families have in our thoughts at this difficult time. « I thank both negotiating teams for this agreement, » said Roger Melanson, President of the Treasury Board. « This shows our commitment to ensuring that the government treats its employees fairly by respecting the collective bargaining process. » As always, you can speak to your zone shop steward, regional vice president or interior vice president or visit our CUPE 2745 Facebook page. CUPE Local 2745 Executive Council of the Interior Theresa McAllister, Provincial President Christianne Robichaud, Provincial Vice President Sherry Wilkins, Provincial Secretary Treasurer Marilyn MacCormack, Provincial Recording Secreta Salary increases always sound good, but over time, salary increases below inflation mean your salaries don`t go that far. Stopping salaries and mandates mean an effective reduction in your salary. I hope you all had a pleasant summer with your family and friends, and for our members who worked in the summer, we hope you found time to spend with your family and friends. Choose a local and job ranking to see what happened to your inflation-adjusted real wages. Since the beginning of this « new normal », we have been continuously working on your behalf to safeguard the best membership options. We are in constant communication with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development to ensure your health, safety and well-being. The five-year contract includes annual salary increases of one per cent.