UFCW Local 431 at the Kraft Foods-Oscar Mayer workers in Davenport, Iowa, ratified a new four-year contract last Thursday. Members overwhelmingly passed the new contract that covers about 1,200 workers at the plant. They have been working under an extended contract since July.
The contract includes a $1.40 per hour raise over the four years and maintains affordable healthcare. The agreement also includes pension and 401k increases along with improvements in the vacation policy and more vacation days.
Workers at the food processing plant produce bologna, Lunchables, and sliced lunch meats.