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 years ahead.
"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.
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