O’Reilly’s YIG workers ratify

January 28, 2013 at 9:30pm

O’Reilly’s YIG workers in Prescott voted on a new collective agreement at a ratification meeting held January 27, 2013. All end rate wages increase by a total of 80 cents per hour over the term of the deal with a first-year increase in the form a lump sum.

Other monetary improvements include an increase to the lead hand premium and night crew premium, as well as the workers’ safety boot allowance.

New language establishes important policies regarding violence and harassment, dignity and respect, and health & safety training. Bereavement leave entitlement also improves.

Family Day has been added a new paid holiday for part-time workers

Union Negotiating Committee: Mary Alice Alan, Susan Chillson, Shane Patterson and Union Reps Shannon Epp and Simon Baker.