• Food Drive, Food Basics Cornwall - UFCW Locals 175 & 633Food drive raises $691 and pick-up truck full of food Posted on: Jul 17th, 2014

    On Saturday, June 28, members and other employees from Food Basics in Cornwall, along with community volunteers, held a Food Drive to support the local Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Food Bank.   “I am so proud of all of our volunteers,” explained Local 175 Union Rep Daniel Mercier who was…

  • ballonMembers at Metro Greenbank meet to ratify Posted on: Jul 17th, 2014

    Retail grocery members from Metro Greenbank in Ottawa met on July 13, 2014 to review the terms of their new collective agreement and vote on its ratification. The deal, which was ratified at the meeting, includes a number of improvements. End rates for both full and part-time increase by a total…

  • ballonFirst collective agreement for Sirens workers Posted on: Jul 16th, 2014

    Over the course of 22 days of meetings, including mediation, the Union Negotiating Committee for members at Sirens clothing store in Brampton was able to reach a memorandum of settlement for the workers’ first collective agreement. The 32 workers had a ratification meeting on July 11, 2014…

  • UFCW175-CANBBQ14-40Community Action Network BBQ in Vaughan - Photos Posted on: Jul 16th, 2014

    Thank you to everyone that came out to celebrate the annual Community Action Network BBQ in Vaughan on July 12,…

  • Labour Day 2014 - UFCW Locals 175 & 633Labour Day 2014 events across Ontario Posted on: Jul 14th, 2014

    All events take place on Monday, September 1, 2014 unless otherwise noted Brantford Come out and celebrate Labour Day in the Brantford Community! Check out the 58th Annual Soap Box Derby from 8 a.m. - Noon at Icomm Drive & Lorne Bridge Skate Board Competition @ 11 a.m. at the…

  • ballonCompass Group workers ratify new agreement Posted on: Jul 8th, 2014

    On June 21, 2014 the members of Local 175 working for Compass Group at Humber River Hospital achieved a new collective agreement. The ratified deal includes wage increases of 30 cents per hour per year over the three-year term. The first increase is retroactive for hours worked between April 1 and…

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