WUCC in the media

WUCC in the Media

Here is a collection of media and online stories featuring Workers United:

 

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GoodLife Fitness angers parents after it drops child care at 3 locations [CBC News]

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/goodlife-fitness-child-minding-jump-program-closure-1.4202515

Millions of Ontario workers get no sick pay, but that could change [CBC News]

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/toronto/good-life-fitness-personal-trainers-sick-pay-work-ontario-1.4106196

Unionizing Fitness Workers [CBC Radio, Day 6]

http://www.cbc.ca/1.3090886


 

Who's Living the GoodLife? Organizing a Fitness Empire [Rabble.ca]

http://rabble.ca/news/2015/05/whos-living-goodlife-organizing-fitness-empire

Ratification at WoodGreen: Another Victory for Workers United [Rabble.ca]

http://rabble.ca/news/2014/10/ratification-woodgreen-another-victory-workers-united

Solidarity in Guelph: Workers hold the line at NGF Canada strike [Rabble.ca]

http://rabble.ca/news/2014/10/solidarity-guelph-workers-hold-line-ngf-canada-strike

Victory for Workers United local 2641 in Guelph [Rabble.ca]

http://rabble.ca/news/2014/10/victory-workers-united-local-2641-guelph


 

 

Roll up the Boss to Win: Tim Hortons vs. Workers in Winnipeg [RankandFile.ca]

http://rankandfile.ca/2015/03/19/roll-up-the-boss-to-win/

From the sexist bargaining table to the picket lines: WoodGreen workers strike [RankandFile.ca]

http://rankandfile.ca/2014/10/21/from-the-sexist-bargaining-table-to-the-picket-lines/

NGF scabs sent packing in Guelph [RankandFile.ca]

http://rankandfile.ca/2014/10/10/ngf-scabs-sent-packing-in-guelph/


 

Parents deserve to have a good life too: Gym members and staff upset about closure of child minding programs at GoodLife Fitness [Press release] 

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/parents-deserve-to-have-a-good-life-too-gym-members-and-staff-upset-about-closure-of-child-minding-programs-at-goodlife-fitness

Nygård should compensate Cambodian workers after factory closure [Press release] 

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/nygard-should-compensate-cambodian-workers-after-factory-closure

GoodLife personal trainers and clients demand respect for fitness workers [Press release]

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/goodlife-personal-trainers-and-clients-demand-respect-for-fitness-workers

Labour Board finds that Manitoba Harvest violated rights of workers seeking unionization [Press release]

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/labour-board-finds-that-manitoba-harvest-violated-rights-of-workers-seeking-unionization

Winnipeg Tim Hortons Restaurant to be Represented by Workers United [Press release]

http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1553987/winnipeg-tim-hortons-restaurant-to-be-represented-by-workers-united

Union launches annual holiday clothing drive for local Toronto shelters [Press release]

http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1460483/union-launches-annual-holiday-clothing-drive-for-local-toronto-shelters

WoodGreen management salaries swell while striking workers demand fair wages [Press release]

http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1428622/woodgreen-management-salaries-swell-while-striking-workers-demand-fair-wages


 

WoodGreen workers walk off the job [NOW Magazine]

https://nowtoronto.com/news/woodgreen-workers-walk-off-the-job/

Not so GoodLife for gym employees fighting to unionize [NOW Magazine]

https://nowtoronto.com/news/not-so-goodlife-for-gym-employees-fighting-to-unionize/


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Nygard falls out of fashion over supply chain transparency [Toronto Star]

https://www.thestar.com/business/2017/07/14/nygard-falls-out-of-fashion-over-supply-chain-transparency-wells.html

Working mother pushes GoodLife to keep child-minding program [Toronto Star]

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/07/14/working-mother-pushes-goodlife-to-keep-child-minding-program.html

GoodLife fitness instructors campaign for union muscle [Toronto Star]

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/02/11/goodlife-fitness-instructors-campaign-for-union-muscle.html

Brampton truckers say they were targeted for unionizing [Toronto Star]

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/11/06/brampton-truckers-say-they-were-targeted-for-unionizing.html

WoodGreen staff strike comes to an end [Toronto Star]

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2014/10/29/woodgreen_staff_strike_comes_to_an_end.html

WoodGreen community service workers walk off the job [Toronto Star]

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2014/10/09/woodgreen_community_service_workers_walk_off_the_job.html


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Manitoba Tim Hortons Unionizes [CTV News Winnipeg]

http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=634768&binId=1.1164782&playlistPageNum=1


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Portage Avenue Tim Hortons Becomes Unionized [Winnipeg Free Press]

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/editors-picks/Portage-Avenue-Tim-Hortons-becomes-unionized--307064541.html

Labour Board plays a crucial role [Winnipeg Free Press]

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/metro/Labour-board-plays-a-crucial-role-317814391.html


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Strike ends at NGF glass plant [Guelph Mercury]

http://www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/4911888-strike-ends-at-ngf-glass-plant/

Striking NGF workers fear two-tier hires [Guelph Mercury]

http://www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/4908624-striking-ngf-workers-fear-two-tier-hires/

Guelph workers strike at NGF Canada glass plant [Guelph Mercury]

http://www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/4888773-guelph-workers-strike-at-ngf-canada-glass-plant/


 

 

Social Justice All-star: Rabia Syed [This Magazine]

http://this.org/magazine/2015/02/06/social-justice-all-star-rabia-syed/


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Secrets of Successful Organizing [Our Times Magazine]

Winter 2016-17  www.ourtimes.ca

Workers Unite! An Interview with union organizer Tanya Ferguson [Our Times Magazine]

Vol 34, No. 1 (2015)  www.ourtimes.ca


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Ranpro workers owed $216G in back pay [Simcoe Reformer]

http://www.simcoereformer.ca/2015/04/27/ranpro-workers-owed-216g-in-back-pay


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