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Machinists Ratify New Deal with Hobart!

September 30, 2011

Owen Sound, ON – Members of IAMAW Local Lodge 386 have ratified a new collective agreement with Hobart Food Equipment Group Canada.

The three-year agreement provides for a $350.00 signing bonus and wage increases of 1 per cent in the first year, 1.75 per cent in the second year and 2 per cent in the third year.
Other agreement highlights include:

• Major modifications to bereavement leave
• $10 increase to quarterly pension contributions by company
• Health care benefits cap increased
• Significant improvements to contract language
• Two-twelve hour weekend shifts paid at 40 hour rate when capacity demands

The 155 members manufacture industrial dishwashers for the North American market. Hobart is the market leader in industrial dishwashers for restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals, office complexes, universities, colleges as well as elementary and secondary schools.

IAMAW, among the largest industrial trade unions in North America, represents more than 700,000 active and retired members, and administers more than 5,000 contracts in transportation, woodworking, aerospace, manufacturing and defense related industries.


For more information contact:
Heather Kelley
Grand Lodge Representative
Phone: 905-871-7943
Cell: 905-993-2078

Bill Trbovich
Director of Communications
Phone: 416-386-1789 ext #6331
Cell: 416-735-9765

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