Minister Leitch congratulates both parties
OTTAWA, June 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Ardent Mills ULC and Teamsters Québec Local 1999 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.
- Ardent Mills ULC delivers flour and bakery products to foodservice and industrial customers in North America.
- The collective agreement covering 65 employees working at the Montréal plant expired on April 30, 2014.
"I applaud Ardent Mills ULC and Teamsters Québec Local 1999 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
SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada
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