AEA/GSU Local 8 members vote, approve settlement

Members of AEA/GSU Local 8 have voted to approve a new three-year collective agreement with Advance Tank Production Ltd./Advance Tank Centres Ltd. The new collective agreement provides for a wage increase of 2 percent effective and retroactive to Nov. 1, 2018, followed by increases of 2 percent effective Nov. 1, 2019 and Nov. 1, 2020. 

Among other items, the new collective agreement also includes language to better address plant closure and a 25ยข  per hour increase to shift and unusual work premiums.

The membership ratification vote was held on Feb. 14.