Food service members at Compass Group ratify new contract – UFCW 1288P

Compass Group ratify new contrac

Compass Group Negotiating Committee: (l-r) Caroline Cosman, Marlena Bennett, Carl Flanagan (National Representative), Armando Flores, Anne MacPherson and Carol Doucette)

Moncton, N.B. – October 28, 2022 – UFCW 1288P members in New Brunswick working across several Shannex Long-Term Care locations for Compass Group ratified a new collective agreement that secures their future over the next three years. 

Highlights of the new contract include:

  • $600 retroactive pay for full-time and $300 for part-time (hired before March 2022);
  • 10% increase to wages: $1.50 on date of ratification, .50 cents March 2023 and .50 cents March 2024 with the new top rate at $17.50 per hour;
  • 5 paid sick days for full-time and 3 paid sick days for part-time;
  • Scheduling: Full-time every second weekend off and part-time one weekend off every four
  • 24-hour notice to shift change;
  • Bereavement: Add Aunt/Uncle – 1 paid day;
  • Add September 30 Truth and Reconciliation Day as paid statutory holiday;
  • Contract Expires: March 22, 2025.

UFCW 1288P is a longstanding member of the UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council, which proudly serves thousands of union members working in various sectors across Atlantic Canada.

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