It is with great pleasure that we can announce we have ratified the Collective Agreement between the Public and Private Workers of Canada Local 8 and Lantic Inc, dba Rogers Sugar. The result was 94% in favor of the new Collective Agreement. This is a 5-year agreement that includes increases to health benefits, wages and maintaining a work life balance for our members.
We would like to thank everyone for their support while we were in this labour dispute. Special thanks to the Teachers Support Staff Union, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union members, Public and Private Workers of Canada, Locals 1, 2, 5, 9, 15, 26 and the National Office.
The Millwrights, Machine Erectors and Maintenance Union Local 2736, the Construction Maintenance and Allied Workers Union, the Canadian Union of Skilled Workers, The Militant News, the York University Staff Association, the Nova Scotia Union of Public and Private Employees, The Confederation des Syndicats Nationaux, the Association of Employees Supporting Education Services, the members of the Public and Private Workers of Canada Local 8 and the public support through donations, letter writing and other support. Your assistance was instrumental in reaching this Collective Agreement.
We cannot thank you enough.