The new agreement includes a three-year wage increase, a signing bonus, an increase in full-time workers, and improvements to health insurance and overtime benefits. The contract will be in effect from June 17, 2011 to June 16, 2014.

“NAPE has represented workers at Country Ribbon since 1974, said Carol Furlong, NAPE President. “We are proud to continue the relationship with our members and the employer, and congratulate the negotiating team on a job well done.”

NAPE represents approximately 300 employees at Country Ribbon Inc. who go the distance to ensure fresh, quality, made-right-here chicken products for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.

For further information, contact:
Joanne Metcalfe
Communications Consultant, NAPE
P: (709) 570-2501
C: (709) 730-3228