Saint Malo, Man. – April 30, 2019 – UFCW Local 832 members working at EPIC de St. Malo / SMILE of St. Malo (Day Program) have ratified a new collective agreement.
EPIC de St. Malo / SMILE of St. Malo is a non-profit organization that runs a day program which offers meaningful work to individuals with intellectual disabilities. UFCW 832 members work with the supported individuals as they pack retail goods, work in the woodshop, and sort recycling.
Some of the gains in the new contract include:
· Wage gains of 5% over the term of the contract;
· Gains to dental benefits, shift premiums, and employer contributions to employee RRSPs; and
· Additional floater and sick days.
The Saint Malo community is located about 70 kilometers south of Winnipeg. Local 832 members also supply support services to individuals in full-time residence at the SMILE of St. Malo.
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