A Tentative Agreement has been reached between the Victoria Joint Council of Newspaper Unions and the Times Colonist.

The Joint Council and Company agreed on a four year contract which will expire on January 2, 2015.

There were no concessions.

Term:
2011       0%
2012       0%
December 1, 2012 $250.00 signing bonus
January 2 2013      1%
January 2, 2014     1.5%
All Unions within the Joint Council will hold ratification vote meetings this week.

The Guild will hold their ratification vote meetings this Thursday, October 11 at 12:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. at the Guild Office.

The Tentative Agreement will be posted on Guild Bulletin boards tomorrow morning.

Enjoy your weekend.
Victoria Joint Council of Newspaper Unions.

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