VANCOUVER, July 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Communications, Energy and Paperworkers
Union Local 603 and 1133 negotiated a tentative 5 year deal with Canfor
Pulp Limited (CPLP) Tuesday, July 10.
As Onkar Athwal of Canfor shook hands with Don Boucher, CEP Western
Region Administrative Vice-President, both agreed the hard work they
had done together helped them reach a fair and equitable pattern
The new contract will see increases in wages and benefits while
providing labour stability until 2017. "We are recommending this to our
members" says AVP Boucher while emphasizing the importance of achieving
an agreement that will serve as a pattern for the industry.
SOURCE COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION OF CANADA
For further information:
Scott Doherty, National Representative, 604-868-6627
Dave Schaub, National Representative, 604-240-1422