Workers at GDI Services in Quebec City achieve new contract

Three-year deal includes eight per cent increase over life of contract
|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 09/14/2017

United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW), Local 501 members working at GDI Services in Quebec City signed a new collective agreement Sept. 11 that runs until Dec. 31, 2020.

The GDI Services members work in maintenance and customer service.

Their new three-year agreement features several improvements, including:

  • The creation of a new team leader position;
  • A $0.50 per hour premium for electrical maintenance workers;
  • Improved outdoor work clothing; and
  • An eight per cent increase in salary over the duration of the contract.

"We are very happy that members have voted to ratify this strong new contract, which ensures that workers maintain and improve their excellent working conditions," said Daniel Nadeau, UFCW Local 501 eastern Quebec director. 

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