Workers at Wendy’s in Thunder Bay ratify first renewal

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July 28, 2020

On July 27, 2020, the unionized employees at Wendy’s in Thunder Bay ratified a new collective agreement.

Wendy's Thunder Bay Union Negotiating CommitteeThe Union Negotiating Committee achieved a number of important improvements in this round of bargaining, which marks the first renewal agreement for these members.

The number of hours needed to pass the probationary period is now 290 hours or five months, down from 320 hours or six months. Bereavement leave entitlement improves to two paid days, instead of the previous one day. Vacation pay improves to 8% for those employees with eight years of service or more.

Wages also improve over the three-year agreement term. Each rate will increase by 25 cents per hour in each year of the agreement.

This collective agreement covers 29 employees at the Wendy’s restaurant.

Union Negotiating Committee: Patty Collins, Charlene Ellis, and Union Rep Tracy Stubbs.

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

Plus, learn about the discounts and services available to you as a valued Member of the Union.

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