• 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…

  • 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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(back) Emily Morrissette, Mathew Johnston, Ben Johnston, (left middle) Bev Houghton, (front) Pena Capuno, Franca Johnston, Leona Papanac, Pauline Howes, (right middle) : Casey Monery.Celebrating the Arts & raising money for the LLSC Posted on: May 14th, 2015

    The 5th Annual Arts for Leukemia fundraising event took place on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Ottawa. Franca Johnston, Chief Steward at Ross’s YIG, along with her three sons and friend, put on an amazing event again this year. Thanks to Franca’s hard work and the generosity of local artists, who…

  • GWU-Hands-WebLoblaw strike vote meetings Posted on: May 12th, 2015

    Attention Loblaw members: A schedule of meetings to take place on Tuesday, May 12 & Wednesday, May 13 is listed below. Please ensure you attend as your Union is seeking a strike vote mandate at these…

  • Pride-FeatureIMGPride 2015 - Find an event in your community Posted on: May 9th, 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…

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