• UFCW Local 175 members at Quinte Human SocietyNew members at Quinte Humane Society Posted on: Sep 11th, 2014

    The eight workers at the Humane Society in Quinte voted unanimously in favour of joining Local 175 at a vote held September 2, 2014. Some of the reasons these workers wanted to join a Union were to improve wages, end the practice of favouritism, have job security and fair allocation of job rotation…

  • ballonLegion Village nursing home workers ratify two-year contract Posted on: Sep 11th, 2014

    The 40 members of Local 175’s HOPE sector at Legion Village in Cobourg achieved a new two-year collective agreement at a vote held August 6, 2014. These nursing care workers receive an across-the-board increase of 1.75% as of April 1, 2014 and a subsequent increase of 2% in the second year of the…

  • UFCW Locals 175 & 633 Labour Day 2014Photos from Labour Day 2014 Posted on: Sep 1st, 2014

    We hope you had a wonderful Labour Day! Check here for photos from Labour Day events across the province. Toronto, Cornwall, Hamilton, Thunder Bay, Lindsay, Sudbury, Waterloo, Windsor & Kenora are up – the rest will be posted as we receive them! The Labour Day picnic in Thunder Bay…

  • ballonWindsor golfers raise $4,575 for blood cancer research Posted on: Aug 28th, 2014

    On August 9, 2014, Region 4 hosted its 15th Annual Golf Tournament in Windsor. The 80 golfers enjoyed a great day and beautiful weather and through their generosity and the support of our sponsors, the tournament raised $4,575 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Thanks to Neil…

  • ballonWelcome some of our newest members! Posted on: Aug 27th, 2014

    Workers at four Credit Valley Oral Surgery offices in the greater GTA won their vote to certify with Local 175 at a meeting held May 21. This makes this group of workers the first dental practice to unionize in the province. The members work at offices in Mississauga, Burlington, Oakville, and…

  • UFCW 175 - Kraus Strudex BBQ 2014Third Annual Kraus-Strudex Worker Appreciation BBQ Posted on: Aug 18th, 2014

    From August 12 – 13, 2014, the members of Local 175 at Kraus Carpet Mills and Strudex Fibres in Waterloo enjoyed their annual Worker Appreciation BBQ hosted by the Union and the company. All the food was free and prizes, such as a day off with pay, Toronto Argo and FC tickets and more, were…

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