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July 19, 2021

Members from the YIG Store in Squamish ratify a new collective agreement

On Thursday July 15,  members from the Your Independent Grocer (YIG) Store in Squamish ratified a new collective agreement.

The 6-year collective agreement covers 103 members; improvements include wage increases and benefit eligibility requirements being dropped by two years.

The contract was negotiated by Dean Patriquin - Director of Bargaining/Chair, Union Representative Bruce Jackson, and members Leah Ramage and Chris Jones.

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