Workers at Sunnymel GP join the union – UFCW 503
Clair, N.B. – August 4, 2015 — Workers at Sunnymel GP in Clair, New Brunswick are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 503 after a majority of workers said "Yes!" to joining the union last month.
The Sunnymel GP members work as drivers and line workers at a poultry slaughterhouse plant that is owned by Olymel, one of the largest poultry production, processing, and distribution companies in Canada.
"By choosing UFCW Canada, the Sunnymel GP members have taken a huge step towards improving their working conditions," says UFCW Canada Local 503 President Louise Lefebvre."We are very proud to welcome the new members to Local 503, and we cannot wait to represent them at the bargaining table and in the workplace," Sister Lefebvre adds.