Western Forest Products Cowichan Bay Sawmill Workers Ratify New 8-year Agreement

Members of Local 8 of the Public and Private Workers of Canada Union working at the Western Forest Products Cowichan Bay Sawmill have ratified and eight-year collective bargaining agreement with the company. Assuring seventy workers and their families job security through 2028. Don Demens, President and Chief Executive Officer, of Western Forest Products said of the agreement, “We are pleased to have jointly reached a positive outcome that reflects the valued contributions of our employees. The new collective agreement is an important step in providing long-term certainty and stability for our employees, communities and our customers, who support thousands of jobs in coastal BC through their purchases.”

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Sawmill workers have new eight-year deal