Richmond, B.C. – October 12, 2021 – Members at Donald’s Fine Foods in Richmond, British Columbia ratified a new collective agreement that increases wages, shift premiums, benefits and pension contributions.
The new five-year contract comes with annual wage increases totaling 15% in the life of the collective agreement, in addition to a new night shift premium and classification for non-certified tradesperson.
The contract also includes increased limits for boot allowance, medical notes and eyewear. Bargaining committee members also secured increases to training premiums, RRSP contributions, bereavement leave and jury duty. The new contract was ratified with nearly 70% approval.
UFCW Local 1518 represents more than 26,000 members working in the community health, hospitality, retail, cannabis, industrial, and professional sectors across British Columbia. To read more about UFCW 1518 and its outstanding work, visit the Local Union’s website.
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