Union Pro workers have new contract

September 21, 2010 at 8:30pm

Members working at Union Pro Sportswear Inc met on September 20, 2010 to ratify their new three-year collective agreement. Workers will benefit from the following:

  • All classifications will receive a 45 cent wage increase over the term of the agreement.
  • Family Day is now recognized as a holiday.
  • Members with 18 years of service receive an additional paid vacation week.
  • Effective October 4, 2010, the employer will contribute $195 per month to the Health & Welfare Plan. This sum total increase to $220 in the second year and $239 in the final year of the contract.
  • Members now receive a total of four paid sick days per year.

Chief Negotiator: Union Representative Angela Mattioli