Val-d’Or, Que. – August 20, 2018 – UFCW Local 501 members at Molson-Coors recently achieved a new union contract that will benefit 115 members and their families, as well as the local economies of three different communities in Quebec.
Working at Molson-Coors locations in Quebec City, Trois-Rivières and Val-d’Or, the Local 501 members will see a number of gains with their new UFCW contract, including:
Annual wage increases between 1 and 1.5 percent for members at the end rate on the wage scale
$1,000 signing bonus
$500 lump sum payment in the second year of the deal
Increase to the defined-contribution pension plan for the optional portion of employees at level 7
$250 per year of eligibility for putting money into a RRSP
$55 premium for night stays away from home
Increase to the boot allowance
‘‘UFCW 501 is proud to represent the workers at Molson Coors, who gain ground each time we negotiate with the company and achieve new union contracts. The Molson-Coors members showed tremendous solidarity throughout bargaining, and the union committee was proud to have their trust. Congratulations to all,’’ says UFCW Local 501 President Alain Lachaîne.
Find out more about the new Molson-Coors deal, and the outstanding work being done by UFCW 501 by visiting tuac501.org.