• ballonRexdale Community Health Care Workers Ratify Posted on: Dec 16th, 2014

    On December 9, 2014, the members of Local 175 working at the Rexdale Community Health Centre voted on a new collective agreement. The community care workers are part of the Union’s Health, Office & Professional Employees (HOPE) sector. The three-year contract includes employer lump sum…

  • ballonATTN: Ratification vote scheduled for members at Imperial Parking Toronto Posted on: Dec 12th, 2014

    TO ALL UFCW 175 MEMBERS OF IMPERIAL PARKING CANADA CORP in TORONTO Ratification meetings have been scheduled for you to vote on a recommended settlement. Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Holiday Inn Downtown  30 Carlton St., Toronto “Rosedale” Room 10:00 a.m. SHARP       OR      …

  • ballonMetro St-Laurent workers vote yes to new agreement Posted on: Dec 12th, 2014

    On December 8, 2014, the members of Locals 175 & 633 at Metro St-Laurent in Ottawa secured a new three-year collective agreement. The more than 60 workers benefit from a number of improvements. Full-time workers at the end rate as of December 8, 2014 will receive a lump sum payment of…

  • LegalNotes-FeatureImagePaid Vacation:  Brought to you by the Labour Movement Posted on: Dec 8th, 2014

    Over sixty years ago, Clarence Darrow, famous defence lawyer for the underdog and for radical causes, wrote; “With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed.  They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for…

  • alertWSIB is failing Ontario's injured workers Posted on: Dec 8th, 2014

    The Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) plays a vital role in ensuring the safety and health of Ontario’s workers. It is also their responsibility to make sure that injured workers get the compensation and support they need following their injury or illness. UFCW Locals 175 & 633…

  • ballonMembers ratify new contract at Metro Stafford in Ottawa Posted on: Dec 4th, 2014

    At a November 30th ratification meeting, the members of Locals 175 & 633 at Metro Stafford in Ottawa ratified a new collective agreement. End rates for full-time Clerks, Cashiers, Wrappers, and Receivers increase by a total of $1.35 per hour over the term of the contract with a $1,000…

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