• ballonNew agreement for members at Maple Leaf St. Mary's Posted on: Feb 16th, 2017

    On February 11, 2017, a new three-year agreement was ratified by the members at Maple Leaf St Mary’s. The plant employs more than 600 members of Local 175. Wages increase by a total of $1.12 per hour over the contract term for all classifications except Millwrights, Electricians, and Engineers…

  • ballonWorkers at the Liberté warehouse in Brampton ratify Posted on: Feb 16th, 2017

    Members at the Liberté General Mills Warehouse in Brampton ratified a new agreement on February 12, 2017. The three-year deal includes wage increases of 2% in each year of the agreement. Members benefit from enhanced severance language providing twice what is required in the Employment…

  • ballonDelrose Retirement members achieve a new agreement Posted on: Feb 16th, 2017

    On February 1, members working at Delrose Retirement Residence ratified a new collective agreement. The members, who belong to Local 175’s Health, Office & Professional Employees (HOPE) Sector, work as Registered Practical Nurses, Housekeeping, Personal Support Workers, Guest Attendants,…

  • balanceNew precedent set in arbitration decision at Birchwood Terrace Posted on: Feb 14th, 2017

    In an interest arbitration decision issued on January 30, 2017, Arbitrator Dana Randall established a new precedent which will help improve the lives of UFCW members working in the health care industry. Local 175 represents the health care workers at Birchwood Terrace, a nursing home in Kenora.…

  • Image: Apply today for a UFCW International Post-Secondary ScholarshipApply today for the UFCW International Scholarship Posted on: Feb 6th, 2017

    The UFCW International Scholarship is open for applications starting today through May 8, 2017. Each year the UFCW Charity Foundation awards several scholarships of up to $8,000 each to UFCW members or their unmarried dependents under the age of 20, who are attending college or university. Apply…

  • ballonRatified northern YIG master agreement covers almost 700 members Posted on: Feb 6th, 2017

    Almost 700 members covered by the Your Independent Grocer (YIG) northern master agreement achieved a new collective agreement on January 4, 2017. The ratified deal covers bargaining unit members at five stores: Dumas’ YIG, including Wadland Pharmacy, and Vrab’s YIG in Sudbury, Neil’s YIG in…

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