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.
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.
March 3, 2016 – UFCW Canada National President Paul Meinema and Executive Assistant Barry Sawyer joined the picket line at Covered Bridge Potato Chips on Tuesday, as Local 1288P members continue to hold strong in their resolve to gain a fair first contract.
February 25, 2016 – A new radio ad has hit the airwaves asking consumers not to buy Covered Bridge Potato Chips until a strike by UFCW Canada Local 1288P members ends with a fair first contract.
Woodstock, New Brunswick – February 3, 2016 –The choice of employees at Covered Bridge Potato Chips to be represented by UFCW Canada Local 1288P has been upheld and respected by the Court of Queen’s Bench. On February 1, 2016, the court confirmed the New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board’s May 15, 2015 rejection of an Application to terminate UFCW Canada Local 1288P’s bargaining rights.