Makes ‘No Difference Which Side’ Of The Border You Work On, ‘More & More’ Workers Are ‘Going Union” - The Latest Case In Point, Three Dozen Beer Store Employees In London, Ontario/Canada Vote To Join The UFCW
(LONDON, ONTARIO/CANADA) - Workers at The Beer Store Contact Centre in London, Ontario are the newest Members of United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Canada Local 12R24 after recently voting to join the Union.
The Contact Centre is the principal point of contact for all customer service and business inquiries for The Beer Store’s retail and logistics operations throughout Ontario.
The three-dozen Employees working at the centre provide troubleshooting, customer service, order intake and logistics services to breweries, licensees, and retail locations across Ontario.
They joined the Union to address concerns regarding turnover, favoritism, and respect and dignity in the workplace, UFCW Officials said.
“By joining the Union, the Sisters and Brothers at The Beer Store Contact Centre ‘have taken a very important step towards improving their workplace,’” said John Nock, who serves as the President of UFCW Canada Local 12R24. “Working at the Contact Centre ‘is extremely difficult and demanding, and we are committed to ensuring that members have a safe and respectful workplace that compensates them fairly.’ This ‘isn’t about’ The Beer Store, ‘or even about the Union’ – it is ‘about the Workers and the families they support.’”
UFCW Canada Local 12R24 represents more than 6,000 Employees working at The Beer Store in the Province of Ontario.
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