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Essential workers deserve essential protections: UFCW Locals 175 & 633 demands Ford government take real action to prioritize worker health and safety MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Doug Ford’s stay-at-home order announcement today leaves essential workers in food manufacturing, grocery, pharmacy, and healthcare still...
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Ontario continues problematic PSW Wage Program instead of making permanent fixes to elder care – UFCW Locals 175 & 633 calls on the Ford government to make permanent improvements for all healthcare workers MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Earlier today, the Ontario government announced the continuation of the temporary wage bonus program of $3 per hour, for some Personal...
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Workers still need more support: UFCW Locals 175 & 633 urges additional action from government and employers MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the Ontario government’s announcement of a new state of emergency and additional lockdown measures, Locals 175 & 633 of the...
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As COVID-19 numbers grow, UFCW Locals 175 & 633 advocates for all frontline workers to have priority access to a vaccine MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Across the province, Union members working in retail, factories, health care, and more risk their health every day by going to work to keep...
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UFCW Local 175 raises concerns about crowded school buses as students in Northern Ontario head back to school during the worsening COVID-19 pandemic MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With Northern Ontario schools set to resume in-class teaching on January 11, bus drivers and monitors are concerned for their health and that...
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UFCW Locals 175 & 633 donate $60,000 to Food Banks across Ontario
December 21, 2020 09:20 ET | United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Dec. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Recognizing the increased demand facing food banks this year, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633, on behalf of...
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Ontario’s Long-Term Care Staffing Plan Lacks Urgency: UFCW Locals 175 & 633 continues to call for immediate action to address the crisis in elder care workplaces
December 18, 2020 17:07 ET | United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Dec. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the Ontario government’s Long-term Care Staffing Plan released yesterday, Locals 175 & 633 of the United Food &...
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Long-term Care COVID-19 Commission Releases Interim Recommendations: UFCW Locals 175 & 633 continues to urge immediate action to improve long-term care and other healthcare MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the Ontario government’s Long-term Care COVID-19 Commission interim recommendations released today, Locals 175 & 633 of the...
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PSW wage increase a good first step but UFCW Locals 175 & 633 calls on the Ford government to make permanent improvements for all healthcare workers MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Oct. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an announcement made yesterday, Premier Ford detailed a plan to temporarily increase wages for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) working in...
UFCW Local 175 donates van to Shelter House Thunder Bay
September 30, 2020 11:15 ET | United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633
THUNDER BAY, Ontario, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to support the community of Thunder Bay, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633 has donated a...