Martindale Retirement Home workers join the union – UFCW 175

Milton, Ont. – September 30, 2016 – Workers at Martindale Retirement Home in Milton, Ontario are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 175 after saying "Yes!" to joining the union. 

Workers joined the union to improve their working conditions and bring justice to their workplace. The newest members cited wages, benefits, harassment and scheduling as their motivation for contacting UFCW Canada.

Members at Martindale work as registered practical nurses, personal support workers, housekeepers, and in kitchen services at the Milton retirement residence. The new members join many other retirement residence workers who are proudly represented by UFCW Canada Local 175.

The union plans on bargaining with the employer shortly.