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Molson Coors and Local 325 Ratify New Contract That Positions Toronto Brewery Competitively for the Future

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Molson Coors and Canadian Union of Brewery and General Workers Local 325 have a new agreement after the union membership ratified a 4-year contract on February 26. This new collective agreement covers ~320 unionized employees employed at the company's Etobicoke facility.

"The beer industry has changed a lot over the past five years, and we were tasked to respond in a way that allowed us to brew the highest quality beer at the most competitive price for our customers," said Amy Michtich, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Molson Coors Canada. "While this was a challenging round of negotiations, this new contract positions Molson to be more efficient and flexible while also remaining fair to our employees and their needs."

"This new 4-year agreement contract continues to provide our hourly employees with a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that we are very proud of and one our members value." says Rob Folk, President of the Canadian Union of Brewery and General Workers, Component 325.