No Frills reaches tentative agreement with Unifor

A tentative agreement has been reached between No Frills and Unifor, which represents more than 1,200 workers at 17 No Frills stores across Ontario.

“Our bargaining committee at No Frills was determined to build on what grocery store workers achieved last summer with Metro,” said Lana Payne, Unifor national president, in a statement.

“This agreement in principle provides for standard salaries and many other improvements for our members. »

Details of the agreement in principle will not be disclosed before being presented to members during ratification votes, which will take place in the coming days.

“No Frills workers knew the public would support them in their demand for their fair share of Loblaw’s huge profits,” said Gord Currie, President of Unifor Local 414.

“Workers have made it clear that they are prepared to strike, if necessary, to achieve our necessary demands for decent work and wages. »

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Unifor is Canada’s largest private sector union, representing 315,000 workers in every major sector of the economy.

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