Stratford News New collective agreement for Stratford Water Division employees SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Tuesday, Jul. 27th, 2021 (Image supplied by City of Stratford). Stratford Water Division employees have a new four year collective agreement. The City of Stratford and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 636 – Water Division reached the agreement on Monday. The agreement is effective from May 1st to April 30, 2025, and has been ratified.