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  • iMail , News October 1, 2009

    Toronto Machinists Ratify First Agreement at Blok Loc

    Members of Local 235 in Toronto, ON, have ratified their first collective agreement with Blok Loc Limited, a manufacturer of metal inserts for concrete blocks used in home and commercial construction. The three-year agreement provides wage increases of four percent over the life of the contract as well as an additional sick day and an

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  • News May 8, 2009

    District 78 Organizes Transfreight in Ontario

    A drastic pay cut for workers at Transfreight Logistics in Woodstock, ON created a keen appreciation for a collective bargaining agreement and helped drive a District 78 organizing effort to a rapid and successful conclusion. “The employer used the recession as an excuse to cut the wages of each employee here by $1.50/hour,” explained District

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