Thursday February 4, 2016
For Immediate Release
Kanata, On – Members of IAM Local Lodge 412 have ratified at a new 5-year collective agreement with Asten Johnson Incorporated.
Although the ratification obtain an 88 per cent acceptance, the deal was struck just hours before a strike deadline. “This was a very difficult round of bargaining and the negotiation committee deserves tremendous credit for getting this deal,” said IAM Grand Lodge Representative Gary Hynes.
The agreement provides wage increases of 2 per cent in each year and a .6 per cent increase in pension plan contributions over the five year period. Other agreement highlights include:
The 99 members manufacture coated fabrics for the roofing and building industry.
For further information:
Gary Hynes – IAM Grand Lodge Representative
Bill Trbovich – IAM Director of Communications
416-386-1789 Ext #6331/416-735-9875