Minister Leitch congratulates both parties
OTTAWA, March 4, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Stericycle Inc. and Teamsters, Local 847 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.
- Stericycle Inc. is a trucking company offering waste disposal services and product destruction, including medical and pharmaceutical waste disposal.
- The collective agreement covering approximately 114 employees working in Brampton and Scarborough, Ontario, expired on December 31, 2014.
"I applaud Stericycle Inc. and Teamsters for working together and finding a solution that will benefit 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
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada
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