Wages for the 81 UFCW Local 832 members employed at SunGro Horticulture will rise by eight per cent over the term of their new agreement

June 15, 2006
On June 9, 81 UFCW Local 832 members employed at Sungro ratified a new four-year agreement. The vote was 78 per cent in favour of acceptance. Members will see an eight per cent wage increase over the four-year deal along with improvements in meal allowances, evening and night shift premiums and footwear allowances. There are also increases in life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short term disability, pension, vision care, and health care insurance benefits. Many other language changes were made to improve and clarify the new collective agreement.

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