Purolator reaches unanimously recommended tentative agreement with Teamsters Canada

Purolator returns to normal operations

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Purolator has reached a tentative agreement with the unanimous endorsement of the Teamsters' bargaining team.

With today's announcement, Purolator's business is returning to normal operations. Effective immediately, the company has lifted its temporary service suspension, a precautionary measure that came into effect on March 28 to protect customers from being negatively impacted by a possible strike.

The agreement is subject to ratification by Teamsters Canada members. Purolator respects the ratification process and will not discuss the specifics of the tentative agreement until union members have the opportunity to review and vote on the contract.

"We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience over the past few days," said Ken Johnston, Vice President of Human Resources and Labour Relations at Purolator. "We're happy to get back to delivering our customers' packages now that we've reached an agreement that positions the company and employees for sustainable growth in today's fast-changing marketplace."

About Purolator
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: Karen White-Boswell, Director, Corporate Communications, Purolator, Office: 905-712-1084 ext. 23241, Mobile: 416 579-8169, karen.white@purolator.com

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