Canadian Manufacturing

Workers at Héroux-Devtek plant in Quebec sign contract extension

by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff   

Canadian Manufacturing
Operations Aerospace labour Manufacturing Quebec union

Collective bargaining agreement now runs through Dec. 31, 2018, according to aerospace parts firm

LONGUEUIL, Que.—Héroux-Devtek Inc. said 110 unionized employees at its landing gear facility in Laval, Que., have agreed to a four-year extension to the current collective agreement.

According to the aerospace parts maker, the members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 1758, voted on the extension that now runs through Dec. 31, 2018.

“We are pleased that our employees have once again shared our vision in further building our Laval Center of Excellence, specialized in manufacturing small and medium-sized complex components for landing gear systems,” Héroux-Devtek president and CEO Gilles Labbé said in a statement.

“The changes agreed to as part of this new labour agreement will make our Laval site more productive and competitive and will allow Héroux-Devtek to proceed with new investments in state-of-the-art automated systems and equipment.”


According to the company, some components for the Boeing 777 contract awarded to Héroux-Devtek this week will be manufactured at the Laval facility.


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