Markey Funeral Home members ratify
March 4, 2019
The members of UFCW Local 175 at Markey Family Funeral Home in Hamilton recently ratified a new three-year agreement.
Highlights of the new contract include a $1,000 lump sum paid following ratification, plus a 2% increase in year two and another 2% raise in year three. The company will increase its contributions to the workers’ dental plan by 2 cents per hour per employee.
The agreement contains new language that provides a sunset clause for discipline records. Lastly, the employer will contribute $250 toward the UFCW Local 175 Training & Education Fund.
The ratified contract covers 11 full-time employees at the funeral home.
Union Negotiating Committee: Jenny Young, Robert Young, and Union Rep Mario Tardelli.