The agreement reinforces the lack of work, a problem that weighs on the long-term care sector. The agreement also provides for a better appointment date, social benefits and a 2% salary increase each year of the three-year agreement. 2458 local members who work in Bruce County Municipal Houses, Gateway Haven in Wiarton and Brucelea Haven in Walkerton ratified a new collective agreement on April 11. Unifor Local 2458 represents more than 200 workers in all three households. “Congratulations to the bargaining committee for remaining committed to resisting concessions and reaching a fair agreement,” said Jerry Dias, National President. “We know that the working conditions of our long-term residents have a direct impact on the living conditions of older people living in institutions.” Learn about what`s happening at Unifor and how the union is improving the lives of all workers in Canada. Subscribe to our Uniforum E-Newsletter….