New Contract for Members in St. Malo

April 23, 2019

UFCW Local 832 members working at EPIC de St Malo Inc./SMILE of St Malo Inc. (Day Program) ratified a new three-year collective agreement by 93 per cent.

Union negotiator Phil Kraychuk stated, “This is a good contract. We were able to do a lot of language clean-up and streamlining.” 

During the life of the agreement, members will see their wages increase by five per cent. Other monetary increases include hikes to dental benefits, premiums, employer contributions to employees’ RRSP, sick time, allowance for safety shoes and more floater days. The new contract also contains improvements to the benefit plan, with the employees having to pay less.

EPIC de St Malo Inc./SMILE of St Malo Inc. (Day Program)is a non-profit organization that runs a day program that offers meaningful work to those with intellectual disabilities. Our members work with the supported individuals as they pack retail goods, work in the woodshop and sort recycling. 

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