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Ottawa Coca-Cola workers ratify new deal

June 20, 2014 at 12:17am

The new collective agreement for members at Coca-Cola in Ottawa was ratified at a meeting on June 8, 2014.

 

Wages increase over the term of the contract by 1% plus a $500 lump sum in year three, and subsequent increases totalling 6.75%. A new warehouse ‘replenisher’ classification has been added to the agreement.  

Improved language permits more members access to prime vacation time. There is also an improved boot allowance of $185 per year. Workers will see their benefits and pension move to company plans, including a Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) option.

 

Union Negotiating Committee: Jim Button, Doug Kowal, Norm Lacroix, Keith Miles and Union Rep Paul Hardwick.