NBPSB and NBPA ratify four-year collective agreements

NBPSB and NBPA ratify four-year collective agreements

The North Bay Police Services Board and the North Bay Police Association announce today that, following successful negotiations, they have reached four-year collective agreements for the North Bay Police Service’s sworn and civilian members.

“These agreements demonstrate what can be achieved through an honest and professional dialogue,” said Dennis O’Connor, Chair of the North Bay Police Services Board. “We are pleased with the results because we believe they strike the right balance between the interest of our sworn and civilian members and the Board’s commitment to fiscal responsibility.”

“After a year of negotiations, we are grateful to have found common ground with our employer,” said Mike Tarini, Chair of the North Bay Police Association’s bargaining team. “This is a fair deal for our members. We believe it was achieved thanks to hard work, a mutual understanding of the current economic challenges of the communities we serve, and a joint commitment to reasonable and respectful discussions.”

Salary increases for sworn members (i.e. police officers) are as follows:

  • 1% increase, retroactive 1 January 2015;
  • 1% increase, retroactive 1 July 2015;
  • 1% increase, effective 1 January 2016;
  • 1% increase, effective 1 July 2016;
  • 1% increase, effective 1 January 2017;
  • 1% increase, effective 1 July 2017;
  • 1% increase, effective 1 January 2018; and
  • 1% increase, effective 1 July 2018.

Salary increases for civilian members are as follows:

  • 0% increase for 2015;
  • 0.5% increase, effective 1 January 2016;
  • 0.5% increase, effective 1 July 2016;
  • 1% increase, effective 1 January 2017;
  • 1% increase, effective 1 January 2018.

About the North Bay Police Service
Established in 1882, the North Bay Police Service proudly serves the over 53,600 residents of the City of North Bay and the over 3,800 residents of the Municipality of Callander. Our reputation as a provincial leader in law enforcement and crime prevention is a testament to the dedication to service and commitment to community of our 94 police officers, and 37 full-time and 27 part-time civilians.