Employees at IGA Famille Paquette in Trois-Rivières, Que., sign first contract

Wages hiked every 725 working hours: UFCW
|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 10/15/2018
Collective agreement
This is the second Famille Paquette’s IGA store to join Local 500, said the union. GOOGLE STREET VIEW

United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW), Local 500 members working at the IGA Famille Paquette in Trois-Rivières, Que., ratified their first collective agreement on Oct. 11.

The contract gains include pay rates that increase every 725 working hours or every six months, whichever comes first, according to UFCW.

Further gains include the option to be registered with the Trusteed Dental Plan for Quebec Members of the UFCW, entirely paid for by the employer, seven regular employee positions with a schedule of 40 hours a week, sick days and a Christmas bonus, said the union.

The bargaining unit was certified in April 2018. The first contract was unanimously supported by the membership. This is the second Famille Paquette’s IGA store to join Local 500, said the union.

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