Brampton, Ont. – December 15, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 1006A members working at Nexcycle Plastic have recently ratified a new contract.
The new three-year agreement covers approximately 50 workers at the Brampton, Ontario-based plant.
“Our membership made significant progress in these negotiations due to their solidarity and unity,” says UFCW Local 1006A President Wayne Hanley. “I am proud to congratulate them on this new contract, which provides significant gains for workers,” he adds.
Some of the highlights of the new contract include:
Wage increases of $1.20 per hour over the term of the agreement; and
Restoration and improvements to the employee benefit plan.
Founded in 1985, Nexcycle Plastics is a recycler of plastic and glass materials, repurposing post-industrial and post-consumer plastic materials.
Negotiations were led by UFCW 1006A Eastern Region Director Don Taylor, with support from Union Representative Gord Jackson.
UFCW Canada Local 1006A represents over 36,000 members working in a diverse range of sectors across Ontario, including the retail, food processing, restaurant, hotels, laundry, warehousing, and distribution industries, among others. To learn more about UFCW 1006A, visit their website.