HAWKESBURY, ON, Jan. 12 /CNW/ - United Steelworkers' (USW)
Ontario/Atlantic Director Wayne Fraser announced Monday that members of 9211
have a new, three-year collective agreement with Lapaco Paper Products Ltd., a
Quebec-based maker of paper products for the food service industry.
The old contract expired Nov. 30 and the new one includes wage increases
of 2 per cent in each of the three years, with some classifications getting
2.5 per cent. There is a new provision for stand-by pay and workers will
receive a fifth week of vacation after 25 years of service
Lapaco was established in 1950, with its head office in Ville
Ste-Catherine, PQ. The Hawkesbury plant is at 1173 Cameron Street.
The United Steelworkers represents 280,000 men and women working in every
sector of Canada's economy.
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