Union Pro Sportswear members achieve premium pay during states of emergency in new conract
October 19, 2020
On October 5, 2020, members at Union Pro Sportswear ratified a new three-year collective agreement.
The new agreement now contains language that will official recognize any new paid holidays introduced by the government. In addition, all language in the agreement is now gender neutral.
Wages for members at Union Pro Sportswear will improve by 50 cents per hour in each year of the agreement term. In addition, the employer will pay a premium of $2 per hour for all hours worked during any declared state of emergency.
Members will benefit from a reduction in the years of service required to achieve improved vacation entitlements. Also, the retirement payment will increase from $750 per year of service to $1,000 per year of service.
Members at Union Pro Sportswear will now receive five paid sick days, up from four, per year as well.
Union Negotiators: Union Reps Todd Janes and Christina Mayberry
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