Canadian Auto Workers says TRW workers have approved a first contract

by The Canadian Press Posted Apr 22, 2013 12:23 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email TILLSONBURG, Ont. – The Canadian Auto Workers union said Monday that workers at auto parts company TRW have voted 83.8 per cent in favour of a first collective agreement.The union said the deal improves wages and benefits, eliminates two-tier pay structures for production workers and places restrictions on the use of temporary agency work.The new three-year deal includes a 90-cent per-hour wage increase in the first year of the deal, with increases of one per cent in both two and three of the contract.Skilled trades will receive an additional 75-cent hourly wage bump-up over the life of the agreement.The union said it also negotiated improvements to pensions, bereavement leave, access to flexible shift scheduling, new provisions for safety shoes and layoff and recall rights.TRW workers voted to join the CAW in October 2012.The company manufactures steering columns, brake systems and other parts for Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. Canadian Auto Workers says TRW workers have approved a first contract read more

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Karol Bielecki to carry Polish flag in Rio

← Previous Story RIO 2016: TOP 10 handball stars which you won’t see in Brazil! Next Story → SOUBAK HAS 14: Brazilian girls have golden dreams! Handball Rio 2016Karol BieleckiPolish Handball The biggest honour for an athlete, to bring the national flag at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games, will have Polish handball star Karol Bielecki! The 34-years old left back, who lost his eye at match of national team against Croatia few years ago, will be the first Polish athlete who will put his feet at Olympic stadium on August 5.Poland ended preparation period with two equal wins over Ukrainian Motor Zaporozhye – 36:26. read more

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