The 2021-2023 collective agreement, which will come into effect from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023, is a combination of new agreements and interim provisions of the 2019-2021 treaty that will be transferred to the 2021-2023 contract. Copies of the provisional agreements have been published on the main page of the 117 team contract and will be replaced by the final agreement as soon as it becomes available. Details of the agreement can be found in the following summary table: “I would like to thank all the members who participated in this important process. I would like to thank and congratulate everyone on the bargaining committee for the long hours they have devoted to these negotiations which took place under unusual and difficult circumstances,” Laporte added. UpS Store employees are not unionized and are not covered by this agreement. Christopher MonetteDirector of Public Affairs Teamsters CanadaCell: 514-226-6002cmonette@teamsters.ca Teamsters Canada represents more than 9,300 front-line employees at UPS. Unionized positions include drivers, mechanics, ramp employees, sorters, packages, car washers, customer counters, and most office workers. “Our union has been able to secure financial and other improvements in the working conditions of these hard-working Canadians on this pandemic front. This recognizes the crucial role they have played in the supply chain since the outbreak of this crisis,” said Teamsters Canada National President Fran├žois Laporte. Further improvements have been made to old-age provision, the benefit system and the organisation of working time. The facial hair policy has also been relaxed and brought the company into the 21st time program. century, finally allowing drivers to have tidy and well-cut beards….