ElringKlinger Workers Approve New Deal

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A new three-year deal for people working at ElringKlinger in Leamington.

The Unifor Local 444 members voted 79.3% in favour of the new contract.

It includes a slight wage increase, signing bonus and improved pension benefits. The language around job rotation is also changed and a new structure for new hires is also part of the deal.

There’s also work most of the employees currently on layoff could be called back in coming months. The company has confirmed the Leamington location will be one of two building a new part for an unnamed German automaker.