Ottawa, Ont. – August 3, 2023 – UFCW 1006A members at Baton Rouge in Ottawa continue to build a fairer workplace, as they recently ratified a new union contract.
“UFCW 1006A is proud to be the best union for restaurant workers across Ontario,” said UFCW 1006A President Wayne Hanley. “We have a strong track record of achieving gains and improvements for our members in the restaurant industry. I want to congratulate our members and our negotiating committee at Baton Rouge for their determination in securing a fair union contract.”
The new contract includes wage increases, increased vacation time and scheduling improvements.
“Having a union during negotiations was amazing and empowering," said Alicia Quan, a member of the negotiating committee. “It is nice to know you are not just advocating by yourself. The union makes sure you are protected when you are making your voice heard.”
To read more about the collective bargaining victory at Baton Rouge Ottawa, 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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