Nicolet, Que. – October 17, 2019 – UFCW 501 members working as production line operators and forklift truck operators at AquaTerra Corp. in Nicolet have ratified a new collective agreement.
AquaTerra is located in the Mauruce region, where the company specializes in bottling spring water. Under the terms of the new contract, members at AquaTerra have built on their previous collective agreement with following improvements:
- salary increases of 2% per year;
- a 2% signing bonus;
- two additional days of paid family leave.
“This new contract ensures that members Aquaterra maintain and improve their working conditions, says Daniel Nadeau, UFCW 501 director for Eastern Quebec. "Congratulations to all those who took part in the negotiations for their excellent work!".