Canfor Prince George Collective Agreement

„Pulp and paper jobs are essential for small and medium-sized municipalities in the region and we are proud to have a collective agreement that supports working families,“ said Gary Fiege, Vice-President of the PPWC. Locals 1-417, 1-423 and 1-405 spent May 15 and 16 at the negotiating table and attempted to negotiate in good faith with IFLRA for the conclusion of a collective agreement for the forest industry in the interior of the south. „Today`s interim agreement reflects the significant contributions of our members to pulp and paper workstations in the west,“ said Joie Warnock, Regional Director of Unifor Western. PRINCE GEORGE, BC, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ – Typical pulp and paper negotiations in Western Canada were concluded by a four-year tentative agreement signed by Unifor, Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC) and Canfor Pulp. Today`s preliminary agreement with Canfor Pulp will establish the model for the remaining 17 pulp and paper mills in Unifor and PPWC in 2006 and Alberta. Canada`s budget update indicates a future economic recovery,… „By working with the PPWC, we have reached a strong agreement that meets the needs of our members over the life of the contract,“ said Scott Doherty, Executive Assistant to Unifor`s National President. Doherty is Unifor`s pulp and paper trader. Updating Canada`s budget does not support all flight attendants… Unifor is Canada`s largest private sector union and represents 315,000 workers in all major sectors of the economy. The union defends all workers and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and… For more information, Please contact Gary Fiege at 250-715-8320 (cell) or [email protected] or Unifor Communications Representative Ian Boyko at 778-903-6549 (cell) or [email protected] IFLRA opts for the final offer etc-Commission instead of negotiating NOTE: Files larger than 1 MO may last a while, to charge. Unifor calls on all parties to support the new anti-scab law of the PND…

The PPWC represents thousands of workers across British Columbia. Unifor is Canada`s largest private sector union and represents more than 310,000 workers. It was created on Labour Day 2013, when the Canadian Auto Workers and the communications, energy and paper workers unions merged.