Calgary – January 26, 2023 – UFCW 401 members at Core-Mark facilities in Calgary and Edmonton showed perseverance and resolve in securing a new collective agreement, pushing the company to do better after rejecting its initial offer and mulling a strike vote.
Members ratified an improved offer that will be applied retroactive to August 2021 and will see them receive a $2,000 lump sum payment to along with wage increases of 2.65 percent in year two, and 3 percent in year three of the new collective agreement.
Premiums for lead-hands, shippers, receivers, dry room, freezer room and loaders are increased in the new contract alongside a host of other provisions that improve vacation scheduling, bereavement leave, unpaid leave, RRSP contributions, overtime and more.
To read more about the collective bargaining victory at Core-Mark, click here.
UFCW Local 401 is Alberta’s largest private-sector union, representing 32,000 members working in diverse sectors of the economy, including food processing, retail, education, entertainment, health care, and hospitality. To learn more about UFCW 401 and its outstanding work, visit the Local Union’s website.
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