• ballonRenewed agreement for Goodwill Amity Group workers Posted on: Jan 28th, 2015

    Members of Local 175 working at Goodwill, the Amity Group attended a ratification vote on January 14, 2015. Wages increases by a total of 1.1% over the duration of the agreement term. Vacation entitlement improves to provide six weeks’ vacation paid at 12%, after 22 full years of service.…

  • ballonGDI Services workers ratify 3-year agreement Posted on: Jan 26th, 2015

    The Local 175 members working at GDI Services at Sir Sanford Fleming College in Lindsay achieved a new collective agreement at a ratification vote held December 8, 2014. In the three-year deal, members will see wage increases totalling 85 cents per hour as well as improvements to layoff…

  • ballonRexdale Community Health Care Workers Ratify Posted on: Dec 16th, 2014

    On December 9, 2014, the members of Local 175 working at the Rexdale Community Health Centre voted on a new collective agreement. The community care workers are part of the Union’s Health, Office & Professional Employees (HOPE) sector. The three-year contract includes employer lump sum…

  • ballonATTN: Ratification vote scheduled for members at Imperial Parking Toronto Posted on: Dec 12th, 2014

    TO ALL UFCW 175 MEMBERS OF IMPERIAL PARKING CANADA CORP in TORONTO Ratification meetings have been scheduled for you to vote on a recommended settlement. Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Holiday Inn Downtown  30 Carlton St., Toronto “Rosedale” Room 10:00 a.m. SHARP       OR      …

  • ballonMetro St-Laurent workers vote yes to new agreement Posted on: Dec 12th, 2014

    On December 8, 2014, the members of Locals 175 & 633 at Metro St-Laurent in Ottawa secured a new three-year collective agreement. The more than 60 workers benefit from a number of improvements. Full-time workers at the end rate as of December 8, 2014 will receive a lump sum payment of…

  • LegalNotes-FeatureImagePaid Vacation:  Brought to you by the Labour Movement Posted on: Dec 8th, 2014

    Over sixty years ago, Clarence Darrow, famous defence lawyer for the underdog and for radical causes, wrote; “With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed.  They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for…

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