Signing of a new collective agreement in the Quebec City-GDI Services (Quebec) S.E.C hotel sector.

4 May 2023

On May 2, the Union and the Employer signed a new collective agreement for the hotel sector in the Quebec City area. In addition to the annual salary increases, the bonus was increased significantly, from $1.00 to $2.00 or $3.00 per hour depending on the bonus applicable to the position.

The parties have also agreed to add a new seniority bonus applicable to all employees with ten (10) years of seniority and more. This hourly bonus will be added to the salary rate and will be $0.75 in 2023, $1.50 in 2024 and $2.00 in 2025.

Let us also mention the addition of a fifth (5th) week of vacation for employees with 15 years of seniority and more as well as a 2nd round for the summer vacation. We also note the addition of two floating vacations as well as new provisions concerning phased retirement.

The new collective agreement will be for a period of three (3) years and will expire in May 2026.

In the photo, from left to right,
Jessica Lévesque, Director of Human Resources,
Michel Tremblay, SEU 800 union representative,
Karine Lachance, Executive Vice President of the Union,
Karine Bolduc-Lebel, Executive Secretary of the Union and
Sylvain Ouellet, Senior Vice President, Operations for GDI.