April 14, 2022
Food processing members at Covered Bridge Potato Chips achieve new contract – UFCW 1288P

Waterville, N.B. – April 14, 2022 – UFCW 1288P members at Covered Bridge Potato Chips have achieved a new collective agreement at New Brunswick’s famous potato chip processor, tourist destination, and producer of other fine snack products, including flavoured popcorns and chickpea chips.

The new collective agreement includes wage increases in each year of the contract, additional bereavement leave, inclusion of Truth and Reconciliation Day as a paid holiday, and increases to the footwear allowance, union representation, and RRSP matching.      

About 70 Local 1288P members work at Covered Bridge Potato Chips, which is celebrating its tenth year in business.

To read more about the collective bargaining victory at Covered Bridge, click here.

UFCW 1288P is a longstanding member of the UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council, which proudly serves thousands of union members working in various sectors across Atlantic Canada. To learn about the UFCW EPC and its outstanding work, visit the council’s website.

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