Compass Group South Lake members secure new agreement

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March 19, 2019

UFCW 175 Union Negotiating Committee for Compass Group South Lake 2019On March 7, 2019, the members of UFCW Local 175 working for Compass Group South Lake in Newmarket achieved a new collective agreement.

The 44 full-time employees achieved wage increases in each year of the three-year term. Effective ratification, all members will see a significant raise of 3.51%. Members will then see increases of 1.7% in year two, and another 1.7% in year three. In addition, all workers will receive a signing bonus of $25.

Language improvements address bereavement leave and new language establishes policies preventing non-bargaining unit employees from performing bargaining unit work.

Union Negotiating Committee: Chelsea Beattie, Thomas Varghese, and Union Rep Ali Farman.

Read more negotiation updates from members who have ratified new collective agreements recently!

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