TORONTO, July 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Metro Ontario Inc. is pleased to announce that the employees of 28 of its Metro stores, represented by UNIFOR Local 414, have ratified a new 4-year collective agreement by 74%.
"We are pleased to have reached a fair and equitable outcome for our employees and our customers," said Carmen Fortino, Senior Vice-President, Metro Ontario Inc. "Our store employees enjoy competitive working conditions and the new collective agreement maintains those standards while continuing to provide the flexibility we need to meet our customers' needs".
With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, METRO INC. is a leader in food and pharmaceutical distribution in Québec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
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For further information: Marie-Claude Bacon, Senior Director, Corporate Affairs, Metro Inc., 1-800-361-4681 ext. 1086, 514-643-1086