Members at G & K Services ratify new contract – UFCW 1006A

Vaughan, Ont. – November 28, 2016 – UFCW Canada Local 1006A members working at G & K Services, a uniform service company, have ratified a new five-year collective agreement. The contract is retroactive to January 1, 2016 and covers 300 members at 12 locations throughout Ontario.

Major highlights of the new agreement include:

UFCW Canada Local 1006A’s Executive Assistant to the President, Frank Ragni, led the union negotiating committee, which included: Norm Hillier, Leticia Jones, Bal Bhatt, Paul Goberdhan, Chandana Roy, Jovanka Culum, and Florence Owusuaa; as well as UFCW 1006A Union Representatives Rob Murphy, Rick Del Fiacco, Joe Blythe, and Daiana Dumitru.

"With the solidarity and support of the membership, our union negotiating committee did a tremendous job in achieving a strong and fair contract that provides major gains and much-needed stability for workers at G & K Services,” says Wayne Hanley, the President of UFCW Canada Local 1006A.