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Canada: Union launches national campaign to support fairness at Covered Bridge Potato Chips in New Brunswick

Canada’s leading voice for workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), has launched a national campaign to support the hard-working men and women at Covered Bridge Potato Chips in Hartland, New Brunswick, who were forced out on strike on January 5. The workers, who are members of UFCW Canada Local 1288P, are braving the strike to secure a fair first contract. “Covered Bridge is a very successful company that can afford to pay a fair wage and to respect the living needs and contributions of the workers who make it successful,” says Mark Dobson, President of the UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council. “We are asking the company to return to the bargaining table and end this strike by negotiating a fair and just agreement.” More

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