ST. JOHN'S, NF, June 5, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The 70 unionized brewery
employees represented by the Fish, Food and Allied Workers' Union at
the Molson Coors St. John's brewery ratified the tentative agreement
reached last week. The unionized employees voted 75% in favour of the
new collective agreement, which has a term of six years.
The agreement, which expires on March 31 2018, includes incentives for
employees eligible for retirement, competitive wage increases and
various benefit enhancements. The agreement addresses both the Company
and employee needs and provides generous working conditions for the
"This great news demonstrates the trusting relationship between Molson
Coors Canada and its employees here in St. John's, as well as our past
and future commitment to building a world-class working environment
based on integrity and mutual respect. The ratification of this
agreement ensures the competitiveness of the St. John's brewery for the
next six years," explained Jacques Girouard, St. John's Brewery Manager (Interim), Molson Coors Canada.
About Molson Coors Canada
Molson Coors Canada is the Canadian division of Molson Coors Brewing
Company, a global brewer with operations in Canada, the U.S., U.K and
Asia. The Company proudly offers some of the most popular brands in
Canada with an award-winning brand portfolio which includes Molson
Canadian, Coors Light, Molson Export, Molson Dry, Rickard's and Molson
M. Molson also partners with other leading brewers to offer such global
brands as Heineken, Corona, Miller Genuine Draft, and Foster's Lager.
Molson Coors Canada employs 3,000 Canadians, operates seven breweries,
including boutique breweries Creemore and Granville Island, and invests
in communities from coast-to-coast through its various charitable
initiatives and sports and entertainment sponsorships. Molson Coors
Canada is committed to promoting its products and events in a
responsible manner as part of an active, healthy lifestyle.
SOURCE MOLSON COORS CANADA
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