Cargill London avoids strike and ratifies a new deal

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April 5, 2022

The members at Cargill in London ratified a new four-year agreement on March 30, 2022 avoiding a labour dispute.

Increases will include a $500 lump sum payment and $1.50/hour at date of ratification retroactive for all hours worked from June 4, 2021 for all active employees. Maintenance will see an increase at date of ratification of $2.00. Year 2 – $0.50, Year 3 -$0.50, Year 4 -$0.50.

Lead hand and machine operator premium will increasCargill London ratifiese $0.50/hr. Material handler premium will increase $0.50/hr and maintenance afternoon shift premium $1.00/hr.

Other improvements include language for timelines on receiving discipline and temporary job postings. All employees will now be eligible for the boot allowance of $160/year, and bereavement leave from 4 to 5 days.

Union negotiating committee: Faraj Atta, Micheal Briand, Aaron Broughton, Al Couture, Les Fletcher, Kevin Grant, Bill Pinnell and Mike Piper. Union Representative: Fred Teeple.

Catch up on all the negotiation highlights from across the province here.

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