Social service workers at The Salvation Army York Housing and Support Services join the union – UFCW 175 & 633
York Region and Durham Region, Ont. – January 11, 2022 – Social services workers at The Salvation Army York Housing and Support Services are the newest members of UFCW 175 & 633 after a successful certification vote to join the union.
“Over the six-week campaign, these members showed true resolve in fighting for basic employment rights and have sent a clear message to their employer,” says UFCW 175 President Shawn Haggerty. “Their strength will go a long way to helping them achieve a safe, equitable, and secure working environment going forward.”
The new members provide housing and support services at not-for-profit shelters, servicing clients in the York and Durham regions of Ontario. Workers organized to secure seniority rights, better working conditions, eliminate favourtism, and to hold their employer accountable on commitments made to staff.
To read more about the organizing victory at The Salvation Army York Housing and Support Services, click here.
UFCW Canada Locals 175 & 633 represent more than 70,000 hard-working Ontarians in almost every sector of the economy. To learn more about the outstanding work of UFCW 175 & 633, visit the Local Union's website.
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