Canfor Pulp Workers Ratify Deal
Prince George, B.C. – Mmbers of three unions covering 900 workers at P.G. Pulp, Intercon and Northwood Pulp in Prince George, have voted in favour of a new contract.
The vote, completed last night, was 68% in favour of the 4 year deal.
Under the agreements, workers will get a 2% wage increase in each of the four years, a trdes adjustment in years one and three, and improvements to health benefits.
“Negotiations are a long process” says PPWC Local 9 President Chuck LeBlanc “Both sides conducted respectful discussions and worked together to achieve an agreement that would be ratified by the membership.”
This agreement will no be the basis for negotiations at other mills in the province.