Brink’s members improve wages in new contract

Members at Brink’s Canada Ltd. in Ontario and British Columbia ratified a new collective agreement that improves wages, incentives and premiums, and includes new advocacy measures.

“This new contract contains significant wage gains for these essential workers while also incorporating social activism with the creation of a Women’s Advocate position, and the additions of a moment of silence on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and the Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a holiday,” said Unifor National President Jerry Dias.

Unifor Local 2301 ratifies new contract with Rio Tinto

After 69 days on the picket line at the Kitimat/Kemano aluminum smelter, members of Unifor Local 2301 have ratified a new collective agreement with the international mining giant Rio Tinto.

“When you take on a company with deep pockets like Rio Tinto, you’ve got to have outstanding solidarity and a determination to get what you deserve,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. “I congratulate Local 2301 on a successful and hard-fought victory.” 

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