Local 848 ratifies new contract at Shell

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On February 7 Unifor members refining and distributing petroleum products at the Shell refinery in Sarnia ratified a new three-year contract with a 12% wage increase over the life of the agreement.

The contract also includes improved vacation benefits and more flexibility to bank statutory holidays.

Finish Product Specialists will receive a $5,000 bonus. A one-time lump sum of $500 will be awarded to Lab Incumbents. 

Local 848 President Cory Sommize said the agreement will help meet rising costs of living: “Wages and other financial compensation was a priority in this round, and the bargaining committee delivered.”

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