Unionized brewery operations employees at Molson Coors facility in Vancouver have accepted the new agreement put forth by the company.

Represented by Local Union 300, 70% of the unionized employees voted for the new three-year collective agreement.

The agreement includes incentives for employees eligible for retirement, competitive wage increases and various benefit enhancements.

It will meet both the company and the employees needs and is expected to create a friendly working environment in future.

The collective agreement would expire on 20 April 2015.

Molson Coors Canada general manager Todd Campbell said this news demonstrates the trusting relationship between Molson Coors Canada and its employees here in Vancouver, as well as their past and future commitment to build a world-class working environment based on integrity and mutual respect.

"The ratification of this agreement ensures the competitiveness of the Vancouver brewery for the next three years," Campbell said.

Molson Coors has 3,000 employees in Canada and operates seven breweries. It invests in communities through its various charitable initiatives and sports and entertainment sponsorships.

The facility at Vancouver supplies bottles, cans and kegs of Molson Coors brands in western Canada.

Molson Coors’ portfolio of brands includes Molson Canadian, Coors Light, Molson Export, Molson Dry, Rickard’s Red, Molson M, Keystone Light, Cobra, MGD 64, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller High Life, Miller Lite and Foster’s Lager.

The company’s partner brands include Aguila, Amstel Light, Caffrey’s, Corona Extra, Cristal, Cusquena, Heineken, Mickey’s, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell and Tyskie.