Staff at the Orchard Retirement Residence in Vineland, Ont. voted on October 11 to ratify their first collective agreement under new owner Chartwell. The three-year contract provides workers with six per cent pay increases, as well as an additional pay increase for staffing during the probation period, a weekend bonus and increases in sight costs, according to the union. Wages increase by 6% in three years: CLAC EDMONTON – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) proudly welcomed about 180 employees of Chartwell Griesbach Retirement Residence, Chartwell Heritage Valley Retirement Residence and Chartwell Wild Rose Retirement Residence after a majority voted to join Alberta`s largest union on November 21 and 22. EDMONTON – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) has proudly hosted approximately 180 employees at Chartwell Griesbach Retirement Residence, Chartwel.