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Activists engage Costco, Farm Boy, Johnvince customers on National Day of Action for striking workers at Covered Bridge Potato Chips

May 17, 2016 – Hundreds of labour activists and community allies engaged with customers at Costco, Farm Boy, and Johnvince Foods locations across the country on Tuesday as part of the National Day of Action for striking workers at the Covered Bridge Potato Chips plant in Wakefield, New Brunswick.

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Tell major U.S. retailer Aldi to stop contracting with Covered Bridge Potato Chips

Hartland, N.B. – May 12, 2016 – UFCW Canada Local 1288P, the union representing striking members at Covered Bridge Potato Chips in Hartland, New Brunswick, and UFCW Canada’s National Office are calling on activists to support the next phase in the Covered Bridge workers’ struggle for fairness and respect.

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Leaf hockey jersey raffle fundraiser to aid Fort McMurray

Moncton,NS – May 12, 2016 – Two framed and signd Toronto Mape Leaf jerseys are being raffled to raise funds for Fort McMurray relief.

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Hundreds rally with UFCW 1288P strikers at Covered Bridge Potato Chips

Hartland, N.B. – April 22, 2016 – More than 400 labour activists, allies, and family members joined UFCW Canada Local 1288P members on the picket line at Covered Bridge Potato Chips for a solidarity rally and protest to tell the company to get back to bargaining a fair first contract.

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Covered Bridge strike gains worldwide solidarity

April 6, 2016 – As the strike by UFCW Canada Local 1288P members at Covered Bridge Potato Chips holds strong, thousands of activists from around the world have added their voices in calling for a fair first contract at the snack food processor.

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