A strike has been averted at Loomis Specific, as employees in eight provinces have reached a tentative settlement with the corporate.
About 1,500 employees, together with drivers and owner-operators, had been set to strike at 12:01 a.m. at the moment.
“This tentative settlement leverages the facility of a nationwide union to set and lift requirements throughout the nation whereas permitting for provincial nuances within the operations,” mentioned Lana Payne, Unifor Nationwide President, in a press release. “I congratulate the bargaining committee for coming collectively to achieve a deal that addresses key issues of members.”
Ratification votes shall be held within the coming days. Loomis is owned by Canada’s largest trucking agency, TFI Worldwide.