Food workers at CLS Catering in Mississauga, Ont., join UFCW

Partner with 300 other members of union
|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 01/18/2019
Labour relations
Employees at CLS Catering prepare meals for major airlines and work as flight coordinators, checkers, and account managers at Toronto Pearson International Airport. GOOGLE STREET VIEW

Employees at CLS Catering in Mississauga, Ont., joined the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), Canada 175 on Jan. 12.

The group of food workers join 300 other UFCW 175 members who were already part of the bargaining unit, said the union.

Now that they have joined the union, the new CLS members will receive hourly pay (including overtime), employer contributions to a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) and a percentage pay for their vacation entitlement, said UFCW.

In addition, all lieu time accumulated prior to joining the union will be paid out in a lump-sum payment with a 15 per cent top up. As well, RRSP and vision care coverage negotiated in the contract for existing employees will be extended to the new members, said the union.

Employees at CLS Catering prepare meals for major airlines and work as flight coordinators, checkers, and account managers at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

UFCW Canada Locals 175 and 633 represent more than 70,000 Ontarians in almost every sector of the economy.

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