Xactics employees vote yes on new contract­

August 13, 2014 at 12:50pm

On August 6, 2014, Xactics workers in Cornwall ­ratified a new collective agreement.

Workers’ wages increase by a total of 11% over the duration of the contract term. Hourly premiums increase to 60 cents per hour for Night Shift and 50 cents per hour for the Evening Shift. Employer contributions toward the workers’ health and welfare plan also increase by 11% over the life of the deal.

The boot allowance increases over the contract term to reach $115 per year by the last year.

Employees entitled to a third and fourth week of vacation will have their vacation days credited on a pro-rated basis from their anniversary date to May 31 of the given year.

Union Negotiating Committee: Michel Cardinal and Union Rep Shannon Epp.