Unifor, Local 195 members at Flex-N-Gate in Windsor, Ont., ratified a new three-year collective agreement on May 15.
The 580 workers — who manufacture auto parts for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford — voted 76 per cent in favour of the new contract which includes a signing bonus, improvements to benefits and pensions and wage increases, said the union.
“Regular production workers will see a $1-an-hour increase and skilled trades will receive $1.90-an-hour over the lifetime of the agreement,” said John Toth, Unifor Local 195 president.
The company also provided the bargaining committee with a commitment letter to invest in the plant and provide the right to bid on future replacement work, according to Unifor.
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