The agreement provides for wage increases of one per cent on 1 January and 1 July 2020, 1.6 per cent on 1 July 2021 and 1.5 per cent on 1 July 2022. READ MORE: Careers for Women in Emergency Services Explorer Agreement is retroactive from January 1, 2020 to December 2022. The previous contract expired on December 31, 2019. SASKATOON — The Saskatoon Police Service Association has entered into a three-year collective agreement with the Saskatoon Council of Police Commissioners. More than 500 police officers have been strongly sworn in, and we represent our members in terms of services, discipline and contracts. We are working with our police colleagues to improve the working conditions of public servants here and across Canada. “We believe that the agreement reached is fair to our members and is consistent with other pre-air police services.” READ MORE: Troy Cooper was sworn in as Chief of Police, embraced by the Indigenous Community The contract, which expires on December 19, 2019, was approved on June 14 by the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners. “The Council is also pleased with the negotiated agreement and we are confident that the actions taken will continue to contribute to strengthening the culture of community safety in Saskatoon,” said Board Chair Darlene Brander in the statement. A new collective agreement will give members of the Saskatoon Police Association (SPA) a 6.5 per cent pay increase over three years. According to a joint press release, 76.8% of members voted in favour of the new treaty. SPA President Dean Pringle said he was pleased that they were able to reach an agreement without having to go to arbitration. We proudly serve and protect those who serve and protect.
The BSB member represents 529 active members of the Saskatoon Police Service. “It is always preferable for both parties to reach a negotiated solution rather than a third party to make a distinction that is not suitable for any of the participants,” Pringle said in a statement. Every hour of the day, brave men and women of the Saskatoon Police Service put themselves in danger to protect our city. “The Saskatoon Police Association is pleased to have secured a negotiated solution with the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners,” said Dean Pringle, President of the SPA, in the press release. . The 509 active members will receive retroactive increases of 1.3 per cent from 1 January 2017 and 1.45 per cent from 1 December 2017, with an increase of 2 per cent on 1 December 2018 and 1.75 per cent on 1 October 2019.