• 1Cargill - Watson Foods BBQ Posted on: Jul 22nd, 2016

    On July 21st the members at Cargill Watson Foods enjoyed a barbeque lunch while raising $1025 for Leukemia Research. Thanks to all who helped out and supported the…

  • ballonMembers at O’Reilly’s Your Independent Grocer Posted on: Jul 22nd, 2016

    More than 80 bargaining unit members of UFCW Local 175 who work at O’Reilly’s YIG in Prescott achieved a new collective agreement at a meeting held July 18, 2016. Wage rates increase by $1 per hour over the term of the contract with additional lump sum payments in years one and four.…

  • ballonAMCO Storage members ratify new contract Posted on: Jul 19th, 2016

    The July 13th ratification means employees receive wage increases of 30 cents per hour in each year of the five-year agreement term. Improved language reduces the sunset clause to 18 months from 24, and the safety boot allowance improves to $100 per two-year period, up from the previous $60, for…

  • ballonNew contract ratified by housekeeping workers in Sudbury Posted on: Jul 19th, 2016

    The approximately 60 members of UFCW Local 175 employed by National Corporate Housekeeping (NCH) Services at Laurentian University in Sudbury achieved a new contract at a ratification meeting held July 13, 2016. The three-year collective agreement includes hourly wage increases for current…

  • 2016ScholAppApply for 1 of 88 Solidarity Scholarships Posted on: Jul 18th, 2016

    Every year, the Local Union gives out 88 Solidarity Scholarships of $1,000 each to members and their children planning to attend, or already attending, college or university. “Helping to make tuition more affordable for working families is very important to our Local Union,” says…

  • AlteredLivesSquareLogo+DecorAltered Lives Project: Paul's Story Posted on: Jul 18th, 2016

      Paul's Story A few years ago, on a late June summer day, Paul’s life was forever changed by an event he will never forget. Paul worked at a southern Ontario meat processing facility. It was an otherwise unremarkable day as Paul and his crew put in their last shift before the…

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