Vaughan, Ont. – July 29, 2015 – UFCW Canada 1000A members working at Sysco Fine Meats Toronto have ratified their first collective agreement with wage increases, vacation entitlement improvements, and much more.
The contract runs until 2018 and covers more than 80 members working at the Sysco facility. The company supplies custom trimmed and portioned premium meat cuts to restaurants, hotels, and other institutional customers.
Some of the gains achieved in the first contract include:
• A $0.40/per hour wage increase upon ratification;
• A $0.45/per hour wage increase on September 1, 2015;
• A $0.45/per hour wage increase on September 1, 2016; and
• A $0.50/per hour wage increase on September 1, 2017.
All members employed at the time of ratification also received a one-time ratification bonus of $400.