TORONTO, April 8,
2022 /CNW/ - Metro Ontario is pleased to announce
that members of UNIFOR Local 414 have ratified a new
four-and-a-half-year collective agreement.
Full-time employees at the company's distribution centres in
Toronto voted in favour of the new
agreement, which applies to over 900 employees.
"We are pleased to have reached what we believe is a fair
and reasonable outcome," said Carmen
Fortino, Executive Vice President, Ontario Division Head and
National Supply Chain, Metro Ontario Inc. "Our distribution centre
employees enjoy competitive working conditions, and the new
contract maintains those standards."
About METRO inc.
With annual sales of $18 billion,
METRO Inc. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. Its purpose is to nourish the health
and well-being of our communities. As a retailer, franchisor,
distributor, and manufacturer, the company operates or services a
network of some 950 food stores under several banners including
Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as some 650
drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy
and Food Basics Pharmacy banners, providing employment to more than
90,000 people. For more details, visit corpo.metro.ca.
SOURCE METRO INC.