Western Hog Exchange workers join the union – UFCW 1118
Red Deer, Alta. – January 27, 2016 – Workers at Western Hog Exchange in Red Deer, Alberta are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 1118 after an overwhelming majority voted to join the union.
Operational since 1996, the Western Hog Exchange provides marketing and grading services to optimize the sales revenues of hog producers.
The new members joined UFCW Local 1118 to improve their working conditions and to have a grievance procedure to ensure fair and equal treatment for all.
The Western Hog Exchange members add their strength to more than 250,000 workers who have chosen UFCW Canada as their voice in the workplace.
UFCW Canada Local 1118 plans to hold proposal meetings to discuss members concerns and what they would like to see in their first collective agreement.