May 13, 2019

Workers at Agropur in Saint-Damase, Que., sign contract

Collective agreement
Wage hike of almost 10 per cent in agreement: UFCW

United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW) Canada, Local 1991P members working at Agropur (Damafro) in Saint-Damase, Que., signed a new collective agreement on May 9 that provides wage increases and job security.

The new contract improves working conditions for the 100 members working at the dairy processing plant and includes gains in non-monetary benefits as well as wage increases of 9.65 per cent over five years, said the union.

“This new contract will protect jobs and maintain excellent working conditions at the plant,” said Mario Maisonneuve, UFCW Local 1991P president.

UFCW Canada Local 1991P represents more than 5,600 employees working at 60 companies across Quebec.
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