For a small credit union like CVCU, that's an achievement," said Union Representative Sarah Melsness.
The new agreement means COPE
378 members at CVCU
will see an improvement in their employer-paid RRSP contributions, to 10.25 per cent. For the first time, part-timers will also receive RRSP contributions.
Finally, in addition to seeing Family Day recognized as a statutory holiday, members keep an extra floating vacation day they can take during the year.
"Credit unions were built to bring more fairness to banking and to give people in the community a voice.
It's great to see that at CVCU
, COPE 378 members who work there are a part of that," Melsness