Winnipeg – March 17, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 832 members working at Unicity Taxi in Winnipeg, Manitoba have voted unanimously in favour of a new three-year collective agreement.
Operating 24 hours a day, Unicity Taxi is Winnipeg's largest taxicab fleet with over 200 vehicles. The agreement covers members working as call takers, office clerks, and supervisors.
As per the new agreement, members will receive yearly two per cent wage increases as well as retroactive pay, an increase to the amount of floating holidays, improved dental contributions as well as drug and optical benefits.
In addition, members will also receive an annual Christmas bonus.
The new contract also unites two units under the same collective bargaining agreement, which will make member servicing easier in the future.