New tentative agreement reached at Halifax Shipyard

HALIFAX, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Unifor MWF 1 has reached a new tentative agreement with Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax.

No details will be disclosed about this new tentative agreement until the union has had an opportunity to present the agreement to the membership.

Unifor Local MWF 1 represents more than 800 members who proudly build vessels for the Royal Canadian Navy.

Out of respect for the collective bargaining process, the union will have no further comment until members have voted on this agreement.

Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy. The union advocates for all working people and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and strives to create progressive change for a better future.