Hartland, N.B. – February 8, 2016 – The choice of employees at Covered Bridge Potato Chips to be represented by UFCW Canada Local 1288P has been upheld and respected by the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick.
Hartland, N.B. – February 4, 2016 – UFCW Canada Local 1288P members on strike at Covered Bridge Potato Chips are continuing to hold strong on the picket line, as their campaign for fairness spreads out across the province to the storefronts of major retailers.
Lancaster, Texas – January 29, 2016 – The United States National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that Walmart unlawfully retaliated against 16 workers who participated in strikes in 2013 and ordered the company to reinstate the workers and make good on their lost wages.
Regina, Sask. – January 28, 2016 – UFCW Canada Local 1400 members on strike at the Best Western Seven Oaks Inn are holding strong on the picket line after a month-long struggle to obtain fairness in their workplace.
Hartland, N.B. – January 22, 2016 – Students and staff at universities in New Brunswick and Newfoundland have joined the boycott of Covered Bridge Potato Chips, putting the company on notice that they won’t be buying – or carrying – their chip products until the owner agrees to negotiate a reasonable settlement with its employees and their union.
Quito, Equador – January 21, 2016 – UFCW Canada leaders recently took part in an international solidarity exchange in Ecuador, meeting with labour leaders, members from Ecuador's indigenous communities, and government and non-profit sector activists.