Members at S. Gumperts ratify 3-year agreement

November 19, 2015 at 10:41am

On November 15, 2015, the approximately 40-member bargaining unit at S. Gumperts of Canada in Mississauga achieved a three-year collective agreement.

The ratified contract includes wage improvements in the form of a $400 lump sum payment effective date of ratification plus subsequent increases totalling 50 cents per hour over the next two years in the contract term. Vision care coverage improves to $300, up from $250, and workers benefit from the implementation of a drug card. A new Long-Term Disability (LTD) plan will be available subject to 100% member participation.

Improved language provides end of year payout for unused vacation days, new vacation selection by seniority, and shift preference by seniority.

Union Negotiating Committee: Janeta Brown, Lala Rajalingam, and Union Rep John DiNardo.