Dearborn Ford workers in Kamloops, B.C. ratify contract

Talks began with bad-faith bargaining complaint from Unifor
By Staff
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/09/2019
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The new collective agreement with 2.5 per cent wage increase per year, improved overtime provisions, stronger sick leave languages, work retention gains and a 0.25 per cent pension increase, says the union. Google Street View

Unifor 10-B members working at Dearborn Ford in Kamloops, B.C. voted to ratify a new three-year collective agreement on Oct. 7 that includes wage increases and a pension enhancement.

After a turbulent start to bargaining that included a bad-faith bargaining complaint from Unifor, the 43 members of 10-B ratified a new collective agreement with 2.5 per cent wage increase per year, improved overtime provisions, stronger sick leave languages, work retention gains and a 0.25 per cent pension increase, says the union.

Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy.

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