Cannabis workers continue to unionize in an increased fashion across several states.
The latest example came on Tuesday when the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) announced that cannabis cultivation workers employed at Cresco/Sunnyside in Fall River, Massachusets, had voted overwhelmingly to approve their first union contract.
The UFCW 328 agreement secures guaranteed pay increases, fair scheduling policies, offers important workplace protections and strengthens retirement benefits and employee discounts. Cresco cultivation workers will see up to an 18.7% pay increase over the next three years.
Molly Balbuena, a three-year employee of Cresco in Fall River and a member of the negotiating team, said she was proud that her colleagues stuck together.
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