Press Releases 2023


Metro stores and Unifor Local 414 reach a new tentative agreement

TORONTO (ON) – August 30, 2023: Metro Ontario Inc., a subsidiary of METRO Inc. (TSX: MRU), is pleased to announce that it has reached a new tentative agreement with UNIFOR for the renewal of the collective agreement of the unionized employees at its 27 Metro locations across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). 

The agreement, which is fair and equitable for our employees and our customers, is unanimously recommended by the union’s bargaining committee and will put an end to the labour dispute if ratified. It will be submitted to the employees for a ratification vote that will take place shortly. The union will present the details of the agreement to its members at that time.


About METRO Inc.

With annual sales of more than $19 billion, METRO Inc. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. Its purpose is to Nourish the health and well-being of our communities. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, and provider of eCommerce services, the company operates or services a network of some 975 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as some 645 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Food Basics Pharmacy banners, providing employment to more than 95,000 people. For more details, visit

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