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EACOM Timbers reaches its first tentative agreement with Unifor

Unifor Local 1359 will vote on the tentative agreement on Monday
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Unifor Local 1359 and EACOM Timbers Corporation I-Joist Manufacturer Sault Ste. Marie have reached a tentative agreement early this morning. This will be EACOM’s first collective agreement with Unifor pending the ratification meeting to be held Monday.

“The Bargaining Committee was committed to bring to their members a collective agreement they could support knowing it met the needs of the members in their workplace,” said Claire Grisdale, president of Unifor Local 1359. 

Thank you to the bargaining committee who work diligently to reach the memorandum of agreement, and they will be seeking the support of their members to avert a strike. 

Votes will be held Monday, May 13 and the results will be announced later that evening. 









Unifor Local 1359 has over 1359 members and represents the City of Sault Ste. Marie Paramedics,

Cedarwood Lodge, Sault Area Hospital, Extendicare Van Daele and Maple View Long Term Care Homes,

Brinks Canada, USW Admin and Support Staff, Carillion Ellis Don, LLB Management Group Inc. (Retirement

Home), Lady Dunn Health Centre Wawa, Ontario Finnish Rest Home, St. Joseph's General Hospital Elliot Lake-Service and Office and Technical/Oaks Centre, Elliot Lake and Hillside Park Retirement Residence Elliot Lake, ARCH, Eacom.

Unifor is Canada's largest private sector union, with more than 300,000 members across the country, working in nearly every major sector of the economy. Founded Labour Day weekend in 2013 by the joining together of the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union, Unifor is dedicated to improving the lives of all working Canadians.