• ballonAgreement ratified at Maple Leaf Courtney Park Posted on: Nov 19th, 2014

    The more than 200 workers at Maple Leaf Consumer Foods Courtney Park achieved a new collective agreement at a meeting held November 2, 2014. The five-year agreement includes a new work schedule configuration called an ‘Alternate Work Week.’ The company will be investing between $6 - $8…

  • IMG_4199edit2014 Hamilton Stewards' Seminar Posted on: Nov 17th, 2014

    The Hamilton Stewards' Seminar was the last of this year's six weekend training sessions held throughout the province. Thanks to everyone for being great participants and for your generosity in raising money for the LLSC. Hope everyone had a great…

  • ballonNew agreement for members at Friendly Manor Posted on: Nov 17th, 2014

    On October 30, the members of UFCW Local 175 working at Friendly Manor in Desoronto achieved a new collective agreement. The approximately 50 workers at the nursing care facility belong to the Hospital Office & Professional Employees (HOPE) Sector of the Local Union. All rates and…

  • Members at Owen Sound Food Basics raise money to support co-worker Posted on: Nov 14th, 2014

    In October, the employees at Food Basics 939 and the community of Owen Sound came together to raise money for one of their co-workers, Jesse Westcott. “Jesse is someone who always goes above and beyond to do his job,” explained co-worker Tania Slack. “He is one of the nicest, hardest…

  • group-edit2014 Kingston Stewards Seminar Posted on: Nov 10th, 2014

    We had a great weekend in Kingston for the annual Stewards Conference! Thanks to everyone for participating in your classes and for your generosity in raising money to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. You raised more than…

  • alertAttention Pharma Plus members: Meetings scheduled for vote on new contract Posted on: Nov 5th, 2014

    A memorandum of settlement has been reached between your Union Negotiating Committee and your employer. Meetings have been scheduled for Members of UFCW Local 175 at Pharma Plus stores across the province on Sunday, November 9 and Monday, November 10. Please check the schedule below. If you have…

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