Employees at UniFirst in Mississauga, Ont., ratify new agreement

Deal includes signing bonus for all workers: UFCW
|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 05/25/2018
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Other highlights of the agreement include gender-neutral language, a signing bonus for all workers, improvements to health and welfare benefits and improvements to the members’ pension plan. GOOGLE STREET VIEW

Improvements to wages, benefits and pensions are among the gains achieved by United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW), Local 1006A members working at the Unifirst Dunwin and Orbitor locations, two laundry facilities located in Mississauga, Ont.

As part of the Unifirst workers’ newly-ratified contract, the old two-tier wage scale has been eliminated and a majority of members will see their wages increase by 16 per cent over the life of the agreement. The contract covers 110 workers and runs until March 2022, said the union.

Other highlights of the agreement include gender-neutral language, a signing bonus for all workers, improvements to health and welfare benefits and improvements to the members’ pension plan.

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