Blue Hills Regional School Custodians**:** Blue Hills Custodians recently voted unanimously to ratify an MOA providing for almost 6% over three years (retroactive) plus a step increase of 2.5% which a majority of its membership will benefit from during the term of the new contract. An increase in the clothing allowance and paid stipends for attaining certain required certifications were also gained, along with other advantageous contract language. Blue Hills Clerical: Clerical workers also recently voted unanimously to ratify an MOA providing for a 6% increase over three years (retroactive) plus an increase in its longevity benefits at all levels. Advantageous contract language was also gained, including language upholding seniority rights.
"I wanted to thank both negotiating teams," said Local 888 Internal Organizer Larry Higgins. "Each team did a tremendous job in researching and providing relevant and impactful information that was instrumental in the negotiation process."