Suncor Unifor Agreement
«Unifor is the Energy Union of Canada,» said Jerry Dias, President of Unifor National. «Across the country, Unifor is committed to good jobs for energy workers.» GPMA Canadian Fertilizer Parkland Refining 2020-2022 «This was a difficult round of negotiations, but I am very proud of our negotiating team`s ability to reach a fair agreement among Unifor members that goes beyond the industry model,» said Scott Doherty, Executive Assistant to Unifor`s National President. «It wasn`t easy, but we`ve achieved our main goals, and now it`s up to the members to decide.» Parkland employees are represented by Local 601. With an interim agreement between the union and the employer, Unifor members now have the opportunity to vote on the terms of the contract. A meeting of members and a vote are scheduled for Thursday this week. The updated Canadian budget does not support all flight attendants… TORONTO – Representatives of Unifor`s energy unions have ratified the interim agreement, which sets the model for 8,500 members of the National Energy Program. Some jobs at Suncor are unionized – it depends on the assigned role, the company and the site. Workers working in these positions are members of associations or unions and are subject to the provisions of a collective agreement. (Collective agreements set out the general conditions of working time, such as pay rates, working hours and leave. The four-year collective agreement applies to Unifor members working in this sector across Canada. These include higher wages, severance pay and a new framework for combating domestic violence. Suncor was selected by Unifor as the chosen employer to define the model that will be put in place for the remaining employers in the energy sector.
During the recruitment process, a Suncor recruiter can provide specific information about the impact that different union and association agreements can have on your compensation and performance. These workers deserve to participate in the awards of one of the fastest growing companies in North America, and I think this interim agreement recognizes that,» said Russ Day President of Local 601. The contract includes salary increases of 2.5, 2.75, 3 and 3.5 per cent over the life of the contract as well as new provisions for overtime. According to the union, the new agreement is in line with the energy model contract negotiated by Unifor in May 2019. The national model between Unifor and Suncor has set out a framework for local negotiations on wages, severance pay and a new energy structure to combat domestic violence.