John Dutton was the new Director for the Calgary Public Library.
The Board agreed to provide the Union with a complete mailing list for all full-time and part-time employees with updates every 3 months. Article 4 (Copies of Agreement) in our current Collective Bargaining Agreement came into effect during the 1979 contract negotiations.
Part-time staff were given paid sick leave. Clause 11.04: All permanent part-time employees shall be entitled to ten and one-half (10 1/2) working hours’ sick leave with pay for each one hundred and fifty (150) hours worked, the same to be cumulative from year to year to a maximum of two hundred and ten (210) working hours.
Stronger language was negotiated for part-time pay increases. Clause 13.05: Part-time employees shall be granted one (1) incremental step within their classification for each accumulation of eighteen hundred (1800) hours worked.