Purolator and Teamsters Canada sign new collective agreement
Apr 28, 2017, 16:35 ET
Five-year contract ratified by unionized employees
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Purolator and Teamsters Canada have a new five-year collective agreement. Earlier today, unionized employees, represented by Teamsters, voted to ratify the tentative agreement that was reached on March 28.
"The new agreement provides for long-term operational stability, recognizes the value our employees bring to our customers and allows Purolator to address the fundamental business realities of today's changing marketplace," says John Ferguson, President and CEO, Purolator. "We look forward to continuously improving the quality service our customers rely on over the next five years and beyond. I want to thank the Teamsters and Purolator bargaining teams that worked very hard over the past several months to reach today's successful outcome."
The majority of Purolator's frontline operations employees are members of the Teamsters Union, whose previous collective agreement expired on Dec. 31 of 2016.
Purolator Inc. is a leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider in Canada. Celebrating over 50 years of delivering its customers' promises, Purolator continues to expand its reach and renowned service levels and reliability to more people, more businesses and more places across the country and around the world. Purolator is proud of its Canadian heritage and is focused on sustainably positioning itself for future growth and success. Purolator is also committed to contributing to the well-being of the communities it serves and where more than 10,000 of its employees live, work and play. For more information, visit purolator.com.
SOURCE Purolator Inc.
For further information: Media contact: Karen White-Boswell, Director, Corporate Communications, Purolator, Office: 905 712-1084 ext. 23241, Mobile: 416 579-8169, [email protected]
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