May 13, 2022 – Calgary, AB – UFCW 401 members working at Aramark’s University of Calgary locations can be very proud to have fought for and won many important and impressive improvements to their union contract.
By a margin of 94% of voting members, these workers will now enjoy improvements to leaves of absence, wage increases (including retro pay), statutory holidays, and job security to name a few.
Some of the highlights include:
In addition to retroactive pay back to the expiry of the last Agreement, workers achieved wage increases in each year of the Collective Agreement going forward:
“Secretary Treasurer Richelle Stewart and I send our warmest congratulations to the negotiating committee for their hard work and determination in pushing for these exciting improvements,” says UFCW 401 President Thomas Hesse. “With a 94% acceptance, we think the hard-working members at the U of C would agree that it pays to belong to UFCW 401 – together, we make great things happen!”
The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 401 is Alberta’s largest private-sector union with 32,000 members working in diverse sectors of the Alberta economy, including food processing, retail, education, entertainment, healthcare, and hospitality
Posted on: May 13,2022