Members at Demix Béton achieve new contract – UFCW 501

Members at Demix Béton achieve new contract – UFCW 501 Montreal – December 8, 2015 – UFCW Canada Local 501 members at Demix Béton, a division of CRH Canada Group Inc., have ratified the tentative agreement reached between their bargaining committee and the employer. The new collective agreement runs until 2020.

The new contract is retroactive to May 1, 2015. The members work as concrete mixer operators at the company’s Quebec City location. Some of the gains in the new agreement include wage increases of 2% in 2015, 2.2% in 2016, 2.3% in 2017, 2.5% in 2018 and 2.5% in 2019, as well as an increase in the evening and night shift premium.

‘‘We are very happy about the signing of this new collective agreement. The members at Demix Béton have been unionized with Local 501 for 11 years. We are grateful for the strength they bring to the union, and we are committed to delivering the best in representation to meet their expectations. Congratulations to all!’’ says UFCW Canada Local 501 President Alain Lachaîne.