• Flemingdon Health Care Workers Vote Yes! Posted on: Mar 21st, 2017

    Welcome and congratulations to the workers at Flemingdon Health Care in Toronto on voting YES! They are now members of Local 175. Workers cited wages, job security, benefits and favouritism as their reasons for contacting the union. “Contract employees worked for years with no permanent…

  • Attention members at CapsCanada: Proposal meeting scheduled Posted on: Mar 17th, 2017

    Attention CapsCanada members Please be advised that proposal meetings, where your Union Rep will take your proposals for your upcoming negotiations with your employer, have been scheduled for UFCW Local 175 members at CapsCanada. Members should plan to attend one of the following…

  • Metro Beechwood members secure new agreement Posted on: Mar 15th, 2017

    On Saturday, March 11, the more than 80 Members at Metro Beechwood in Ottawa’s east end achieved a new collective agreement. The Union and employer agreed to open the collective agreement for early renegotiation to secure the next several years’ for the Membership during which the employer…

  • Members at Espanola FreschCo vote in favour of new agreement Posted on: Mar 15th, 2017

    The 27 Members at the Espanola FreshCo ratified a new collective agreement on March 13. The five-year contract will see wages across the board increase by 25 cents per hour per year for full-time, and by 20 cents per hour for the first three years and 25 cents per hour for the final two years for…

  • Workers at Wendy’s vote to join UFCW Local 175 Posted on: Mar 9th, 2017

    Workers at the Wendy’s fast food restaurant located on Memorial Ave in Thunder Bay voted overwhelmingly to join Local 175 of the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) yesterday. The issues that brought the employees, who are mostly young workers, to seek Union representation with UFCW…

  • A great story of the amazing work done by our Members at Quinte Humane Society Posted on: Mar 3rd, 2017

      This beautiful story from December deserves shares! On her way to work during a winter storm over the Christmas holidays, Amy Collins, Chief Steward at the Quinte Humane Society, rescued a cat laying in the road in the freezing rain. The cat, named Irish by the staff, has made a full…

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