Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4317, reach collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties

OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4317, on the renewal of their collective agreement.

The agreement was reached with assistance from the Labour Program's Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). The FMCS provides dispute resolution and dispute prevention assistance to trade unions and employers under the jurisdiction of the Canada Labour Code.

Quick Facts

  • Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership is located in the Port of Montreal and specializes in the movement of marine containers between Canadian cities and to the United States.
  • The collective agreement covering all employees at Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership expired on December 31, 2014.

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"I applaud Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4317, for collaborating and finding a solution that benefits everyone. The best solution is always the one that the parties reach themselves."
– The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, P.C., O.Ont., M.P., Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women

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Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service

SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada

For further information: Andrew McGrath, Director of Communications, Office of the Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, P.C., O.Ont., M.P., Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, 819-953-5646, andrew.mcgrath@labour-travail.gc.ca; Media Relations Office, Employment and Social Development Canada, 819-994-5559, media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca; Follow us on Twitter

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