Mississauga, Ont. – January 27, 2015 – UFCW Canada Local 175 members working for GDI Services at Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough have achieved a new collective agreement. Members in the GDI bargaining unit work in maintenance and sanitation services at the community college.
In the three-year deal, members will see wage increases totalling 85 cents per hour as well as improvements to layoff language. New vacation language also provides workers with 15 years of service up to five weeks’ vacation per year, paid at 9%.
The workers’ boot allowance improves to $90 per year, and members who use their personal vehicle for employer business will be paid 55 cents per kilometre.