Concerns over wage transparency and equity lead workers to organize

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May 9, 2022

On April 27 and 28, workers at the Vishay Precision Group voted in favour of joining the Union.

With one location in Toronto, the skilled employees at Vishay Precision Group design and manufacture electronic measuring and control equipment which can endure harsh conditions. The products these workers make are used across many industries.

Our newest members at Vishay Precision Group are employed as quality assurance inspectors, electronic technicians and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinists, among other positions. Employees voted Union YES! to ensure they could enjoy better working conditions, fair, transparent and equitable wages, and health and safety improvements, as well as a harassment and favouritism-free workplace. The new bargaining unit is comprised of approximately 40 full-time employees.

“We applaud these workers for their courage and resolve in standing up for themselves and their best interests, and voting in favour of joining Canada’s largest Local Union,” said President Shawn Haggerty. “Welcome to your Union.”

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