Workers at Pepsi in Sudbury ratify new deal.

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April 15, 2021

Pepsi Sudbury negotiationsMembers from Pepsi in Sudbury ratified a new five-year deal on April 6, 2021. The new agreement will provide wage increases as follows:  Year 1, $0.10 per hour and $230 dollar lump sum payment, Year 2 $0.50 per hour, Year 3 $0.55 per hour, Year 4 $0.60 per hour and Year 5 $0.60 per hour. The premium for afternoon shift increases to $1.30 per hour in year two and $1.35 in year 4. The contribution to the Training and Education fund increases to $650 per year.

The LTD premium will be funded 100% by the employer for the core 35%, a significant achievement for these workers. The work boot allowance will increase to $185 in year 2 and $205 in year 4. Members will also be able to now bank more time to 160 hours.

Negotiating Committee: Micheal Bernier, Lawrence Bouget, Steven Marynuk and Peter Wasney. Union Representative Jeff Barry.

See more negotiation updates from the industrial food sector, including beverage production.

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