Women’s Equality, Treasury Board, Office of the Premier, Human Resources, June 30, 2016 - Fredericton
The provincial government has approved the implementation of pay equity adjustments for one of its largest groups of employees, Local 2745 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), which includes more than 3,000 workers in the education sector, of which the vast majority is women. These workers include educational assistants, administrative assistants, school library workers and intervention workers. The investment is $3.5 a year over a 10-year period. From left: Marilyn MacCormack, provincial recording secretary, Local 2745; Theresa McAllister, provincial president, Local 2745; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Premier Brian Gallant; Treasury Board President Roger Melanson; Sherry Wilkins, provincial secretary-treasurer, Local 2745; Kim Cail, a local co-ordinator with the group; and Sharon Thompson, provincial vice-president, Local 2745.