London, Ont. – July 9, 2019 – UFCW Local 12R24 members at The Beer Store Contact Centre have ratified their first collective agreement, which provides new positions, better benefits, and more.
“I am very proud of the contract we bargained,” says John Nock, President of UFCW Local 12R24 and bargaining committee spokesperson. “We fought hard and the results are obvious. This is a strong first contract. Everyone involved worked very hard.”
Beer Store Contact Centre workers voted to join the union in January 2019.
“This has been a tremendous achievement for the members,” says Talia Cesanek, Bargaining Committee Member. “In this contract, we were able to achieve Full-Time and Permanent Part-Time positions, increased benefits, and wage increases for all workers.”
The bargaining committee for the Contact Centre negotiations included John Nock, President (Committee Spokes Person); Doug Blaine, Secretary Treasurer/Service Representative; Craig McDowell, Recorder/Organizing and Political Action; and Talia Cesanek, UFCW 12R24 Member.
UFCW Local 12R24 represents over 6,500 employees working at The Beer Store in the province of Ontario. To learn more about UFCW 12R24, visit their website.
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