• ballonNew agreement for workers at Metro Cornwall Posted on: May 26th, 2015

    On May 20, 2015, the more than 60 members at Metro Cornwall secured a new three-year collective agreement which includes a number of improvements. Full-time who are at the end rate as of May 20, 2015 will receive a lump sum payment of $850.  In addition, those full-timers at the end rate as of…

  • ballonMetro Fallingbrook workers ratify Posted on: May 26th, 2015

    On May 19, 2015, members at Metro Fallingbrook in Ottawa voted in favour of a new six-year collective agreement. The more than 60 workers benefit from a number of improvements. End rates for current full-time workers increase by a total of $1.90 per hour over the duration of the agreement. The…

  • ballonQuinte Humane Society ratifies first collective agreement Posted on: May 21st, 2015

    At a meeting held on May 7, 2015 the bargaining unit members employed at the Quinte Humane Society in Belleville ratified their first agreement. The 3 year deal includes language for hours of work and overtime, a grievance and arbitration procedure, health and safety, union security and…

  • GWU-Hands-WebMembers Deliver a Resounding Strike Mandate Posted on: May 16th, 2015

    May 15, 2015 Members Deliver a Resounding Strike Mandate At polls held from May 12 to 14 across Ontario, Local 175 members working at Zehrs, Zehrs Great Food and Superstore, Fortinos, Loblaws GreatFood and Superstores across Ontario voted 97 per cent in favour of strike action if a fair…

  • Pride-FeatureIMGPride 2015 - Find an event in your community Posted on: May 15th, 2015

    Events take place across the province at different times throughout the spring & summer. Check out the list below for dates and see the individual Pride organization websites for full details. We will add to this list as information becomes available and we apologize for any we miss! Happy…

  • IMG_3560Hockey tournament nets amazing fundraising total! Posted on: May 14th, 2015

    Once again, the annual Skate for a Cure Hockey Tournament proved to be a great fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC). This year’s event raised approximately $22,000! Congratulations to the team from Fearmans who took home first place again this year, making it…

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