Toronto – March 31, 2023 – UFCW 1006A members across three Independent City Market locations in the Toronto are celebrating a collective bargaining victory after ratifying a new contract that improves wages, scheduling and more.
“Congratulations to our members at all three Independent City Market locations on achieving a fair union contract,” says UFCW 1006A President Wayne Hanley. “The negotiating committee worked hard to secure these much-needed improvements and they should be commended for their dedication to the task.”
The new contract includes wage increases, singing bonuses, a shortened wage progression for part-timers, improved bereavement leave, anti-discrimination language, new scheduling provisions to accommodate workplace flexibility and more.
To read more about the collective bargaining victory at Independent City Market, click here.
UFCW Local 1006A represents 36,000 members in a wide range of sectors across Ontario, including the grocery retail, food processing, hospitality, laundry, warehousing, transportation, cannabis, and eye care industries. To learn more about UFCW 1006A and its outstanding work, visit the Local Union’s website.
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