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House of Raeford Members Ratify New Contract

By March 25, 2021Contract News

Congratulations to House of Raeford, Arcadia workers who overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year agreement that secured new wage increases with retro pay, made hazard pay permanent, added extra holidays and vacation pay, attendance bonus and a one-time ratification bonus.


Highlights of the new agreement include:


  • Extended paid break times
  • Made Hazard pay permanent
  • Wage increases with retro to expiration of the CBA
  • Guaranteed wage increases for each year of the contract
  • Increased thigh room incentive pays
  • Introduced an hourly attendance incentive premium
  • Introduced seniority rate premiums for workers with more than 5 years
  • New personal holiday
  • Increased overnight premium
  • Improved attendance policy
  • Additional vacation week