Unifor Local 462 members, who represent shopkeepers at Gesco Industries in Brampton, voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new three-year collective agreement. In October 2018, the Ford government eliminated mandatory paid sick days. Unifor is committed to change through federal and provincial lobbying and has adopted a provincial bargaining agenda to improve sick leave and emergency leave benefits in collective agreements. Directwest announced today that Unifor has voted to ratify a new collective agreement. Unifor completed voting on October 28, 2019. The current collective agreement expired on March 19 and Directwest employees got two years of zeros for 2017-18 and 2018-19. The new agreement will apply for a period of three years, ending on 19 March 2022. TORONTO, OK. TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2020 /CNW/ – After months of difficult negotiations, Unifor prison and maintenance staff at the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board (WECDSB) have ratified a new four-year collective agreement. The new contract provides for new hires and provides for stronger language and improvements in general working conditions.
Learn about what`s happening at Unifor and how the union is improving the lives of all workers in Canada. Subscribe to our Uniforum E-Newsletter. “These were difficult and complex negotiations, and both our local bargaining committee and our members deserve great recognition for addressing the challenges posed by the province-imposed central bargaining process and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” said Jerry Dias, President of Unifor National. . “Our members in the education sector are some of the hardest working and engaged people you will find in our community. They have ratified an agreement that reflects the respect and support they deserve to ensure that our children can continue to learn in a safe, healthy and secure environment, especially in the face of the ongoing pandemic,” said Tullio DiPonti, President of Unifor Local 2458. The inclusion of the Women`s Advocate Program in this new three-year convention means that specially trained members will support members and their families who are victims of domestic violence, and the agreement contains a new language that provides up to 26 weeks of leave for domestic violence. . . .