Raises all around – City of Victoria staff wages going up more than 7.5%

The City of Victoria has agreed to a new labour agreement with the largest union representing city inside and outside workers.

CUPE Local 50 and the City agreed to general wage increases of 1.5% for 2017, and 2% in each of 2018, 2019, and 2020.

According to the city’s 2016 Statement of Financial Information, more than 300 City of Victoria employees earned more than $75,000 in that reporting year.