Unifor Local 1410 members successfully unionized the part-time merchandisers in a new four-year collective agreement ratified with PepsiCo on Jan. 28, 2023.
The new contract includes wage increases, new retirement benefits, and sick leave enhancements. Nearly 30 part-time merchandisers will be part of the collective agreement.
In addition to the Calgary bottling facility, Unifor represents Pepsi workers in Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, New Glasgow, Sydney, and Alex Coulombe (Pepsi) in Quebec. Unifor also has multiple Coca-Cola units in Alberta and Ontario. Unifor represents approximately 9,900 workers in the food and beverage industry.