Vaughan, Ont. – January 22, 2021 – Chapters-Indigo workers in the Woodbridge community of Vaughan, Ontario are the newest retail employees to join UFCW Local 1006A.
The online vote conducted on January 7 & 8, 2021 by the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) saw workers vote overwhelmingly for union representation.
Approximately 30 workers at the Woodbridge Chapters location are the latest Indigo workers to join UFCW after successful unionization campaigns at the Mississauga Square One and Coquitlam BC locations in late 2020.
“I’d like to welcome Chapters-Indigo Woodbridge workers to our union family,” said President Wayne Hanley. “During the pandemic, we continue to see strong interest from workers looking to join our union to make their workplace fairer and safer.”
Workers sought union representation to achieve a voice at work to collectively address various issues, including scheduling and fair wages.
“The courage and solidarity of Chapters-Indigo workers is inspiring,” said Lesley Prince, Director of Organizing. “They know that they are stronger together, and we look forward to negotiating a fair union contract that recognizes their hard work.”
To learn more about this organizing victory click here.
UFCW Local 1006A represents 36,000 members in a wide range of sectors across Ontario, including the grocery retail, food processing, hospitality, laundry, warehousing, transportation, and eye care industries. To learn more about UFCW 1006A and its outstanding work, visit the Local Union’s website.
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