Sudbury, Ont. – April 19, 2021 – Members at Pepsi bottling company in Sudbury, Ontario recently ratified a new five-year collective agreement with wage increases in each year of the contract.
In year one, members receive a $0.10 per hour increase, in addition to $230 dollar lump sum payment. In year two, members will receive $0.50 per hour, year three $0.55 per hour, year four $0.60 per hour and year five $0.60 per hour, accounting for $2.35 hourly increase over the life of the contract.
The afternoon shift premium will see increases of $1.30 per hour in year two and $1.35 per hour in year four, in addition to increases to the Training and Education fund at $650 per year.
The new contract also sees the LTD premium 100% funded by the employer for the core 35%, a significant achievement for these workers. Members will also be able to bank more time with this collective agreement, up to 160 hours.
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