• ballonLocal 175 members at Park’N Fly achieve 5-year contract Posted on: Jun 15th, 2016

    More than 160 Union members at the Park’N Fly Toronto airport location ratified a new collective agreement at a meeting held June 14, 2016. “This contract is a great achievement for this committee and the members at Park’N Fly,” said Local 175 President, Shawn Haggerty. “It exceeds the…

  • UFCWL175-CheckMarkVictoryCappola employees vote to join Local 175 Posted on: Jun 15th, 2016

    The 80 employees at Cappola Food Inc, a Maple Leaf-owned facility in North York, have become the newest members of UFCW Local 175. “These employees felt disrespected by their employer and their wages are below industry standards,” said Local 175 Organizer Linval Dixon. “Joining our Union…

  • OrlandoPrideStatement-June2016A statement from the Local Union on the tragedy in Orlando Posted on: Jun 13th, 2016

    UFCW Locals 175 & 633 condemn the horrific act of violence against the LGBTQ community that took place in Orlando this past weekend. It’s particularly difficult to comprehend for its brutality and the overwhelming loss of life and injuries, and it took place as many communities across Canada…

  • ballonUFCW Local 175 members at Ridgewood Industries ratify new contract Posted on: Jun 10th, 2016

    The 300 members of the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 175 employed at Ridgewood Industries in Cornwall have a new four-year collective agreement following a ratification vote held June 5, 2016. Employees receive a general wage increases of 35 cents per hour, retroactive for…

  • ballonLocal 175 No Frills members ratify new agreement Posted on: Jun 9th, 2016

    Members of UFCW Local 175 at No Frills stores in Thunder Bay, Geraldton, and Kenora, have ratified their new collective agreement unanimously. “This was a difficult round of bargaining but our committee remained dedicated to achieving a fair contract with good improvements,” said Local 175…

  • UFCWL175-CheckMarkVictoryLord Lansdowne Retirement care workers achieve Union representation Posted on: Jun 7th, 2016

    On May 25, retirement care providers at the Lord Lansdowne Retirement Home in Ottawa held a successful vote to join Local 175’s HOPE Sector. A lot of hard work went into the campaign and 100 new members will now get to negotiate their first collective agreement with their employer. The home was…

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