Food retail members at Metro Plus Sorel-Tracy ratify new agreement – UFCW 500
Montreal – March 2, 2021 – UFCW 500 members working at Metro Plus Sorel-Tracy have ratified a new seven-year agreement which sees salaries increase by 2 percent each year, in addition to a 2 percent increase to their Christmas bonuses in each year of the contract.
The contract also sees a supervisor premium of $0.75 per hour while securing thirteen new regular positions and improving group insurance to allow for increased member savings.
“We are very happy with the result of this negotiation which provided a reasonable settlement that ultimately promotes a healthy work environment,” says Antonio Filato UFCW 500 President. “In addition to obtaining new advantages, Metro Plus Sorel-Tracy workers have improved their working conditions in several respects.”
More than 35,000 members UFCW 500 members work at over 650 locations in Quebec. To find out more about the outstanding work of UFCW 500, visit the Local Union's website.
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