TORONTO, June 28 /CNW/ - Workers at Bombardier Aerospace have ratified a
new three year collective agreement by 84 per cent, covering nearly 3,000
workers in the company's Downsview Toronto facility.
The workers approved the new deal by 84 per cent in production, 89 per
cent in skilled trades, 62 per cent among the technical office group and 90
per cent among the non-technical office group. Workers in the plant ratified
the deal by 84 per cent in total (CAW Local 112 - production and skilled
trades), while office workers approved the deal by 80 per cent (CAW Local 673
technical and non-technical).
The agreement was reached on June 23 after more than two months of
negotiations. It includes wage increases in the second and third year, pension
improvements and retirement incentives to ensure greater job and income
security for both junior and more senior members.
The workers manufacture the Q series and Global Express aircrafts.
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