The contract will present employees with a assured time without work every work week, and eliminates so-called “suicide shifts” (or “squeeze shifts” as the corporate calls it) the place employees put in eight-hour days plus 4 hours of additional time earlier than returning for his or her subsequent shift, in accordance with a Frito-Lay assertion offered to Source Business.
Frito-Lay, owned by PepsiCo, stated the union representing the employees can have further alternatives for enter on staffing and additional time. The revised contract additionally “offers 4% wage increases to employees in all job classifications over the two-year contract,” in accordance with the corporate’s assertion.
Earlier this month, Shelton stated that “workers do not have enough time to see their family, do chores around the house, run errands, or even get a healthy night’s sleep.”
Frito-Lay had beforehand known as the union’s claims about lengthy hours “grossly exaggerated.”
“At all times we have negotiated in good faith with union representatives to address the most pressing concerns raised regarding hours of work and overtime,” stated Frito-Lay within the assertion. “We believe our approach to resolving this strikes demonstrates how we listen to our employees, and when concerns are raised, they are taken seriously and addressed.”