Machinists Ratify Aramark Agreement!

Monday June 16, 2008
For Immediate Release

Lachine, QC – Members of IAMAW Local Lodge 1148, employed as cafeteria workers by Aramark, have a new collective agreement.

The four-year agreement provides for wage increases of 3 per cent in each of the first two years and 2.5 per cent in each of the remaining two years. Other agreement highlights include :

  • Two additional holidays for Christmas
  • Increased safety shoe allowance
  • Increased clothing allowance
  • More equitable distribution of working hours
  • Change of arbitrators
  • One day of pre-negotiation paid by the employer

    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 further information:
    Yves Raymond – IAMAW District 11 Business Representative

    Bill Trbovich – IAMAW Director of Communications
    416-386-1789 ext 6331/416-735-9765