Better working conditions, job security on the way for new members at the Royal Henley Retirement Community

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November 16, 2021

Congratulations to the newest members of UFCW Locals’ 175 & 633 HOPE sector at the Royal Henley Retirement Community. On October 28, 2021, the Organizing Team held a successful certification vote for over 80 new members including full-time, part-time, and casual workers in St. Catharines, Ontario.

The majority of the workforce at the Royal Henley consists of workers from the nursing department, including RPNs and PSWs. Additionally, there are workers in the Lifestyle, Housekeeping, Dietary and Kitchen departments that make up the rest of our newest members. Prior to certification there were two Key workers responsible for the organizing campaign, which took approximately one month to complete.

Workers at the Royal Henley are fighting to improve their wages, benefits, job security, health & safety, and working conditions. Even amidst a pandemic, these workers have chosen to fight for their rights to achieve a safe, secure, and healthy workplace.

Congratulations on your certification and welcome to UFCW Locals 175 & 633!

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