Canada Malting Co. Ratifies Deal
Members from Canada Malting Co. Limited in Thunder Bay have a new collective agreement. The three-year deal was ratified on August 25, 2011. Workers will receive a retroactive wage increase of 3% in the first year of the contract and an addition 2% in the next two years. CCWIPP contributions increase by $0.20, with an additional $0.21 in 2012. Workers will also see an increase in their health benefits. Dental benefits increased to $1,200 after ratification and will increase again in April 2012 to $1,500. Extended healthcare benefits are now $6,000. A new 10-hour shift clarification was added. Many of the provisions form the previous agreement were extended, including the afternoon shift premium and the banked Stat holiday practice.
Union Representative: Dean McLaren. Negotiating Committee: Shawn Boyce, Norm Patterson and Jason Dyck.