• IMG_1651edit2014 Toronto Steward Seminar Posted on: Oct 6th, 2014

    This year's Toronto Steward Seminar was another great weekend of learning and fun. Thanks to everyone's generosity more than $6,000 was raised for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada! Thank you to everyone who donated and congratulations to all who took home a prize. Check out all the…

  • UFCW175-GradScroll2014 Scholarship Winners announced! Posted on: Oct 3rd, 2014

    Congratulations to all of our 2014 Solidarity Scholarship Winners! Best of luck in your studies! Applications for the 2015 Solidarity Scholarship will be available in the Spring. Deadline is August 1. Region 1 Jesse Cusick Amy Kwaka Janelle Giberson Devin Hurcombe Chelsea…

  • tbay35Photos from the 2014 Thunder Bay Steward Seminar Posted on: Sep 24th, 2014

    Approximately 60 Stewards from Region 1 participated in the 2014 Thunder Bay Steward Seminar on September 20 - 21! Thanks to all who attended for making it such a great…

  • IMG_1149edit2014 London Steward Seminar Posted on: Sep 24th, 2014

    Thanks to everyone who attended this year's Steward Seminar in London! We had a great weekend and thanks to the generosity of all the Stewards we raised $3,780 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of…

  • UFCW Local 175 members at Quinte Human SocietyNew members at Quinte Humane Society Posted on: Sep 11th, 2014

    The eight workers at the Humane Society in Quinte voted unanimously in favour of joining Local 175 at a vote held September 2, 2014. Some of the reasons these workers wanted to join a Union were to improve wages, end the practice of favouritism, have job security and fair allocation of job rotation…

  • ballonLegion Village nursing home workers ratify two-year contract Posted on: Sep 11th, 2014

    The 40 members of Local 175’s HOPE sector at Legion Village in Cobourg achieved a new two-year collective agreement at a vote held August 6, 2014. These nursing care workers receive an across-the-board increase of 1.75% as of April 1, 2014 and a subsequent increase of 2% in the second year of the…

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