New Flyer Workers Ratify New Agreement

New Flyer Workers Ratify New Agreement

New Flyer IndustriesWorkers at Winnipeg’s New Flyer Industries have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement.

Members of UNIFOR have signed a three-year contract, which commenced April 1, replacing a previous agreement that expired at the end of March.

“This new collective agreement is representative of the strong and continued partnership between New Flyer and the UNIFOR,” said Paul Soubry, New Flyer’s president and CEO.

The new agreement provides annual wage increases of 2.5 percent in year one, 2.5 percent in year two and 2.75 percent in year three of the contract. The collective bargaining agreement also provides certain wage scale, benefit and pension improvements for members.