Conklin, Alta. – February 17, 2013 – Lodge workers at Devon Jack Fish in Northern Alberta are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 401 following a winning unionization campaign last month. The union was certified as the official bargaining agent for all Devon Jack Fish operations in Conklin, Alberta – a small oil sands community two hours south of Fort McMurray – after workers voted unanimously in favour of joining the union.
Fort McMurray, Abta. – February 14, 2013 – UFCW Canada Local 401 recently welcomed a new group of hospitality and food services workers to the union after they voted “Yes!” to joining Alberta’s leading voice for workers. The new members work for Aramark at the company’s Nexen Long Lake facility, a remote site services operation that caters to the lodging needs of the province’s oil sands industry.
Ottawa – February 13, 2013 – “Hear my voice”, a national campaign recently launched by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), aims to mobilize the growing number of teachers and their supporters concerned about the state of democracy in Canada.
Washington, DC – February 11, 2013 – Walmart workers in Maryland and Texas citing Unfair Labor Practices (ULP) committed by Walmart, walked off the job on February 7 to protest the company’s attempts to silence workers who speak out for better jobs.
Saskatoon, Sask. – February 8, 2013 – Compass Group Canada workers at the TCU Place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan are now members of UFCW Canada Local 1400 following a winning unionization campaign last month.