Mississauga, Ont. – January 17, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 1006A members working at the Cineplex Courtney Park Cinema in Mississauga have ratified a new, industry-leading contract that brings improvements to contract language, scheduling flexibility, wages, and more.
The new contract covers approximately 100 members at the multiplex movie theater. Some of the new contract's highlights include an increased amount of student leave; increased flexibility in regards to weekly scheduling availability; improvements to the wage grid; a doubling of the signing bonus; and inclusion of new harassment-free workplace language.
"UFCW Canada Local 1006A is proud of our strong record in negotiating fair union contracts which advance and protect the rights and livelihoods of the membership," says UFCW Canada Local 1006A President Wayne Hanley. "On behalf of our great union, I want to thank our bargaining committee for their hard work and dedication and our membership for their support and participation throughout this process."
The union negotiating committee included Kerrin Jalandra, Ilija Dimeski, and union representatives Dustin Magee and Gord Jackson.