Members at Extendicare in Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto ratify new contract

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October 2, 2023

UFCW Local 175 members working for Compass Group Extendicare in Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto ratified a three-year agreement on September 13, 2023.

Wage increases for cooks will be $0.82 in the first year, and dietary aide/general help will receive $1.00 per hour retroactive from the date of ratification. The cooks will also receive a lump sum payment of $400 for full-time and $150 for part-time cooks. On October 1, 2024 the cooks will receive another lump sum of $250 for full-time and $125 for part-time. The lead hand cooks premium will increase to $1.00 up from $.50.

Pension improvements include new RRSP language for employer to match up to 1% of employee contributions effective January 1, 2024.

Additional language improvements include that there will be an additional sick day added effective January 1, 2024 for all full-time employees for a total of seven sick days. Reimbursement for doctor notes will increase from $20.00 to $25.00. A letter of understanding re: Labour Management will be added to the collective agreement.

Union negotiating committee: Mary Kalalang, Dolly Persaud and Vera Sarfo. Union Representative: Sabrina Qadir.

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

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