Members at Dainty Foods ratify new contract – UFCW 175

Windsor, Ont. – March 20, 2015 – UFCW Local 175 members at Dainty Foods in Windsor have achieved a new collective agreement.

In the one-year deal, each member will receive a $1250 lump sum payment. New language improvements in the deal include a deleted "essential service" clause in the event of a labour dispute, and increased recall rights for junior employees.

Plant committee members will now also be granted four days of paid leave for union business per year. The Chief Steward will be granted two hours per week for union business.

Members of the negotiating committee included Marcel Marcotte, Jessie Hubley, Peter Zuiderveen and Union Representatives Wendy Absolom and Luc Lacelle.