"I have realized that with patience, reasoning and determination a common ground can always be found and problems can be solved. And I now know that with our union on our side, we always have a voice." – John Alvarez, Maple Leaf Poultry
UFCW Canada Local 1006A flags flew high over Brockville as union members, staff and friends marched through the downtown on Saturday, July 16, 2016 for the city’s annual Pride Parade.
The community event started at Brockville Armoury and ended at Hardy Park.
UFCW Canada Local 1006A’s Women’s Issues Network (WIN) Region 3 hosted its first yard sale of the year, raising $1,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. An additional $125 was raised and donated to Red Door Family Shelter, an organization which provides services for families and individuals who need safe and supportive emergency shelter.
Thirty members successfully sought nomination.
Members at Comfort Inn Ingersoll have ratified a new union contract, featuring wage increases and benefit improvements.
Workers at Darling International Canada have voted overwhelmingly to join UFCW 1006A.
Members at Aramark have ratified a new contract with several gains.