For immediate Release:

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Country Ribbon Workers Vote To Ratify New Contract 

ST. JOHN’S, NL – Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE) members at the Pleasantville worksite of Country Ribbon Inc. have voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement.

According to NAPE President Carol Furlong, the new agreement contains monetary increases in wages and shift premiums, improvements to family leave provisions, as well as enhancements to contract language.

The new Agreement is effective, retroactively, as of June 17, 2014 and is set to expire on June 16, 2017.

NAPE represents approximately 300 members at Country Ribbon.

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For further information please contact:

Keith Dunne, NAPE Campaigns and Communications Coordinator

(phone) 709.570.2501

(cell) 709.631.9737