Wage improvements for Havelock Foodland workers

February 23, 2010 at 5:47pm

The 29 members working at the Foodland in Havelock had the opportunity to vote on a new three-year contract at a meeting held February 22, 2010. The ratified deal includes the following:

  • Department Heads receive wage increases totaling $2.50 per hour over the term of the contract.
  • Full-time members receive $1.50 per hour in increases over the three-year duration and the part-time top rate improves to $11 per hour, over the course of the contract, up from the previous $9.65.
  • The premium for Assistant Head Cashier increases to $20 per week, up from $15.

Union Negotiating Committee: Michele Ellis, Maureen Vincent and Union Rep Chris Fuller.