Toronto – February 12, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 1006A members working as security guards at Toronto’s Galleria Shopping Centre have ratified a new union contract that provides wage increases, improvements to scheduling, and more.
The agreement runs until October 2021 and was negotiated by UFCW 1006A Union Representative Cliff Kostyniuk, with support from bargaining unit member Carlenny Camacho.
Under the new contract, members will enjoy wage increases, improvements to scheduling and paid holidays, and an updated grievance procedure and seniority language. As well, each member will be provided with their own winter jacket.
“The members are very happy with this agreement, particularly the wage increases and winter jackets,” says Camacho.
“No matter the size of the workplace, union representation makes a difference in ensuring that workers have a voice on the job and the ability to improve their lives,” says Wayne Hanley, President of UFCW Canada Local 1006A.
"Congratulations to the members at Galleria Shopping Centre for achieving significant gains in their new union contract,” he adds.
UFCW Canada Local 1006A represents 36,000 members in a wide range of sectors across Ontario, including the grocery retail, food processing, hospitality, laundry, warehousing, transportation, and eye care industries. To learn more about UFCW 1006A, visit their website.
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