“The new agreement ensures long-term operational stability, recognizes the value our employees place on our customers, and enables Purolator to address the fundamental business realities of today`s changing market,” said John Ferguson, President and CEO of Purolator. “We look forward to continuously improving the quality service our customers rely on over the next five years and beyond. I would like to thank the teamsters and Purolator negotiating teams who have worked very hard in recent months to achieve today`s successful result. As we have already said, a collective agreement can never be everything for everyone. But it offers benefits and stability that far outweigh the economic distress and uncertainty of a labour dispute. MISSISSAUGA, April 28, 2017 – Purolator and Teamsters Canada have a new five-year collective agreement. Previously, unionized workers, represented by Les Teamsters, voted in favour of ratifying the interim agreement reached on March 28. About Purolator Purolator Inc. is a leading provider of integrated freight, parcel and logistics solutions in Canada. Purolator celebrates more than 50 years for keeping the promises of its customers, and expands its reach and prestigious service levels and reliability for more people, more businesses and more places across the country and the world.
Purolator is proud of its Canadian heritage and focuses on a sustainable position for future growth and success. Purolator is also committed to the well-being of the communities it serves and in which more than 10,000 of its employees live, work and play. For more information, see purolator.com. “The new agreement ensures long-term operational stability, recognizes the value our employees place on our customers, and enables Purolator to address the fundamental business realities of today`s changing market,” said John Ferguson, President and CEO of Purolator. The provisional agreement, unanimously recommended, was ratified by 75% of the vote. The new 5-year contract protects the defined benefit pension plan, secures your retirement, prevents the company from administering your work and offers an 8% increase. The majority of employees on Purolator`s front are members of the Union of Teamsters, whose former collective agreement expired on December 31, 2016. The agreement protects the defined benefit pension plan, prevents the awarding of employment contracts and provides for an eight per cent increase, according to Teamsters Purolator and Teamsters Canada ratified a new five-year collective agreement on April 28.
Defined benefit pension agreement simpere: Union We would like to thank all those who voted, who participated in their union meetings, spoke with their directors, read the documents and asked questions. We congratulate your local unions and the shop stewards for their hard work over the past few months. Finally, I thank you again for your incredible support and patience during these tense negotiations. Media Contact: Karen White-Boswell Director, Corporate Communications Purolator Office: 905-712-1084 ext.