First union contract at Jardins du Campanile – UFCW 1991P

First union contract at Jardins du Campanile – UFCW 1991PShawinigan, Que. – January 20, 2015 – After voting to join UFCW Canada Local 1991P late last year, workers at the Jardins du Campanile retirement home in Shawinigan, Quebec recently secured their first union contract.  The new Local 1991P members work as resident care attendants, maintenance employees, cooks, servers, nursing assistants, and janitors. Their first union contract contains several provisions that will greatly benefit members, including: 

"I would like to congratulate the Jardins du Campanile members on obtaining their first union contract, and thank the bargaining committee and Union Representative Sébastien Ricard for a job well done," says UFCW Canada Local 1991P President Mario Maisonneuve. "Our union will proudly stand by the Jardins du Campanile members, and we are committed to providing them with excellent representation in the workplace," Brother Maisonneuve adds.