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Compensation changes for City managers and non-union staff include better way to link performance and pay

Changes support City’s efforts to remain competitive and fiscally responsible Guelph, On, December 9 – The City is making changes to its compensation practices for non-union and management employees (NUME) to remain competitive as an employer of choice; attract and keep employees that deliver high quality services to the community; and manage costs. On December 16, Council will rise and report on six changes to NUME compensation and benefits, as recommended by staff. Read the corresponding staff report here. Changes include adopting a progression pay program that more closely connects employee performance to annual pay increases; more modern practices including three personal days, which are consistent with what other municipalities and the private sector have in place; and a reduction in benefit entitlements that provide… Continue reading Compensation changes for City managers and non-union staff include better way to link performance and pay

Statement from The City of Guelph: Collective bargaining between the City and GPFFA update

Guelph, ON, April 26 — The City and the Guelph Professional Fire Fighters Association (GPFFA) bargaining teams have met nine times in an effort to achieve a freely negotiated collective agreement that respects both the job Guelph firefighters do and Guelph taxpayers. It was the City’s hope that it would achieve a freely negotiated collective agreement however the proposals put forth by the GPFFA and the associated costs are—in the City’s view—unaffordable and excessive. The proposals are not in keeping with the City’s commitment to fairness and respect for City employees and Guelph taxpayers, therefore the City and GPFFA were unable to achieve an agreement. In the City’s view, the GPFFA’s proposals—if agreed to—would provide firefighters greater benefits than any other employee group in the… Continue reading Statement from The City of Guelph: Collective bargaining between the City and GPFFA update