Workers at Bulkley Valley Wholesale in Smithers, British Columbia, recently ratified their new contract containing major improvements.
Bulkley Valley Wholesale workers won:
- lump sums as well as off-scale increases for anyone not on the food clerk wage scale
- new wage scale for food clerk with significant increases
- improvement in vacation entitlement and receiving pay at time of vacation for PT
Members of the bargaining committee, Brian Arnot and Dave Higgins, did outstanding work on this agreement. They achieved great results for the members thanks to the workers’ collective voices and the work of the bargaining committee.
The full terms of the new contract will be available at memberresourcecentre.com/knowledge-base/collective-agreements as soon as the contract is finalized.
Congratulations to the workers at Bulkley Valley Wholesale on their new contract!
Learn more at ufcw1518.com/join-us if you’re interested in joining a union and fighting for improved wages and working conditions.