Purolator employees ratify latest deal

by Canadian Shipper

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Employees at Purolator Courier have ratified a collective agreement reached between the company and the Canada Council of Teamsters at the end of April.

The four-year agreement was ratified May 28, and covers Purolator’s couriers, package handlers, transport truck drivers and owner/operators across Canada. It is in place until December 31, 2011.

“We are very pleased our employees have voted to accept the contract offer presented,” said Robert C. Johnson, president and CEO of Purolator. “With a new contract in place, our customers can look forward to continuing to receive the flexible solutions and responsive service they expect from Purolator.”

“I personally, along with the Canada Council of Teamsters, am happy that Purolator’s employees have spoken and chosen to ratify a new collective agreement,” said Robert Bouvier, president of Teamsters Canada. “We are looking forward to working with Purolator toward continued success in the future.”

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