Retro Pay and Wage Increases for Kalawsky Chevrolet Buick GMC Members
Kalawsky Chevrolet Buick GMC workers in Castlegar, British Columbia, bargained hard for their new collective agreement.
With over 90% of members voting in favour of ratifying the tentative agreement, members won major improvements. These include:
- Retroactive pay back to January 1, 2021, of up to $0.50 per hour
- Wage increases backdated to August 1, 2021, for everyone at the dealership,
- Body shop technicians will experience wage increases backdated to April 22, 2021, with wage increases in each year of the collective agreement that will expire on July 31, 2024, and
- Wage increases range between 2.3% and 8.6% depending on the workers’ classification or occupation at the dealership.
UFCW 1518 is now finalizing a copy of the new agreement, which will be provided to Kalawsky Chevrolet Buick GMC members when it is complete.
Visit ufcw1518.com/join-us to learn how to join a union and fight for better working conditions.