• ballonPalisade Gardens workers vote to ratify new contract Posted on: Apr 17th, 2015

    Members at Palisade Gardens ratified a new collective agreement at a meeting held April 8, 2015. The members of the bargaining unit at this retirement home in Cobourg belong to the Hospital, Office & Professional Employees (HOPE) sector of Local 175. The new three-year contract includes…

  • ballonThree-year agreement ratified by workers at the John Howard Society Posted on: Apr 14th, 2015

    Members at the John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington met on April 2, 2015, to vote on a negotiated settlement with their employer. The three-year agreement includes wage increases of 1% per year of the contract term. Improvements address increased time limits for arbitrations, timeframe for…

  • ballonWindsor ADM workers ratify Posted on: Apr 14th, 2015

    Members of Local 175 working at ADM Milling in Windsor (Windsor Grain Terminal), have ratified a renewal collective agreement. The vote, which took place on April 9, 2015, secured a four-year term and wage improvements for the bargaining unit. Workers receive across-the-board wage increases of…

  • CropforCureScrapbooking Crop for a Cure Day Posted on: Apr 10th, 2015

    On Saturday May 23, 2015 the annual Scrapbooking Crop for a Cure will be held in our Cambridge office at 6628 Ellis Rd. The event will take place from 9am to 5pm and will include a free lunch, grab bags, prizes and make-n-take. Tickets will be available to win and Ipad mini as well as other prizes.…

  • UFCWL175-CheckMarkVictoryLocal 175 welcomes new members from Herb & Spice Posted on: Apr 7th, 2015

    Congratulations to the workers at two Herb & Spice locations in Ottawa who voted in favour of joining UFCW Local 175. Employees at the specialty grocery store and health food store wanted a number of improvements in their working conditions, which prompted them to contact the…

  • ballonFirestone workers ratify three-year deal Posted on: Apr 7th, 2015

    Members of Local 175 working at Firestone Textiles in Woodstock met on March 24, 2015 to vote on a negotiated settlement to renew their collective agreement. Wages increase over the term of the agreement by $1.05 per hour across the board, with the first increase retroactive for hours worked…

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