Workers at Plymouth County’s largest employer have a new contract. Wells’ Dairy employees, represented by the employee committee, ratified a three-year contract. Voting by Wells’ workers began Tuesday. The new agreement includes wage increases for 1,400 workers at the family-owned and managed ice cream and frozen novelty manufacturer.
Beginning January 1st, Wells’ Dairy employees will receive a three percent increase in pay. In the second year of the contract agreement, the increase will also be three percent. The third year includes a wage increase of three-and-a quarter percent.
The current two-year contract expires at the end of December.
By Joanne Glamm, KLEM, Le Mars