A new collective agreement will give members of the Saskatoon Police Association (SPA) a 6.5 per cent pay increase over three years. More than 500 police officers have been strongly sworn in, and we represent our members in terms of services, discipline and contracts. We are working with our police colleagues to improve the working conditions of public servants here and across Canada. The agreement provides for wage increases of one per cent on 1 January and 1 July 2020, 1.6 per cent on 1 July 2021 and 1.5 per cent on 1 July 2022. “We believe that the agreement reached is fair to our members and is consistent with other pre-air police services.” The contract, which expires on December 19, 2019, was approved by the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners on June 14, 2019. The agreement is retroactive from January 1, 2020 to December 2022. The previous contract expired on December 31, 2019. READ MORE: Troy Cooper sworn in as Chief of Police, embraced by the indigenous community “The Board of Directors is also pleased with the negotiated agreement and we are confident that the actions taken will continue to contribute to strengthening the culture of community safety in Saskatoon,” said Board Chair Darlene Brander in the statement. SASKATOON — The Saskatoon Police Service Association has entered into a three-year collective agreement with the Saskatoon Council of Police Commissioners. SPA President Dean Pringle said he was pleased that they were able to reach an agreement without having to go to arbitration. According to a joint press release, 76.8% of members voted in favour of the new treaty. Would you like to talk? Please read our comments directive first. The 509 active members will receive retroactive increases of 1.3 per cent from 1 January 2017 and 1.45 per cent from 1 December 2017, with an increase of 2 per cent on 1 December 2018 and 1.75 per cent on 1 October 2019.
Every hour of the day, brave men and women of the Saskatoon Police Service put themselves in danger to protect our city. . The BSB member represents 529 active members of the Saskatoon Police Service. READ MORE: Exploring women`s careers in emergency services We proudly serve and protect those who serve and protect. “The Saskatoon Police Association is pleased to have secured a negotiated solution with the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners,” said Dean Pringle, President of the SPA, in the press release. “It is always preferable for both parties to reach a negotiated solution rather than a third party setting a price that is not suitable for any of the participants,” Pringle said in a statement.