Gingrich Woodcraft workers join Unifor
August 12, 2015 - About two dozen workers at Gingrich Woodcraft near Fort Frances voted 69% in favour of joining Unifor today. This group of wood workers specializes in the production of custom cabinets and furniture.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome these new members to Unifor and we look forward to sitting down with them in the coming weeks to prepare for negotiations on a new first contract,” said Stephen Boon, national representative for Unifor. “Unifor continues to expand across the Kenora and Rainy River Districts gaining back over 400 new members this year through several successful organizing drives and the re-start of sawmills in Kenora and Ear Falls.”
Unifor is the largest private sector union in Canada and represents over 305,000 members in 20 economic sectors.