UFCW Canada

New webCampus On-The-Go, core courses available now

Toronto – September 22, 2020 – Fall learning with Canada’s leading online education program, webCampus, continues to move forward as UFCW Canada has launched seven new On-the-Go and core webCampus courses that can help you develop your personal, emotional, and professional skill sets.

UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship deadline extended to October 16

Toronto – September 18, 2020 – As college and university students begin the new school year while also grappling with the challenges presented by COVID-19, UFCW Canada has extended the deadline for this year’s BDM Scholarship program to give members and their family members more time to apply for the $1,000 union scholarship.

New webCampus Partnership Webinar can help you excel in Labour Studies

Toronto – September 15, 2020 – Attention all UFCW Canada members, family members, and webCampus participants: you are invited to attend our “Partnership Webinar” with Brock University to learn how you can apply webCampus courses towards earning a Certificate or Undergraduate Degree in Labour Studies from Brock – all completely online!

BDM Scholarship gives financial boost to UFCW 401 family member

Calgary – September 14, 2020 – Bahaaldeen Zahlan is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship. Currently completing a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Bahaaldeen is the son of Salah Zahlan, a proud UFCW Local 401 member who works at Real Canadian Superstore.

UFCW 1518 urges Uber, regulatory board to recognize drivers as employees

New Westminster, B.C. – September 11, 2020 – On September 9, Uber announced that they will seek approval to expand into Victoria and Kelowna, British Columbia. The company has applied to the province’s Passenger Transportation Board for the right to operate in these cities, and the union for Uber drivers in B.C. – UFCW 1518 – is urging Uber and the board to recognize drivers as employees.

Restaurant workers at La Cage Brasserie Sportive join the union – UFCW 500

Montreal – September 5, 2020 – Restaurant workers at La Cage Brasserie Sportive on Côte-Vertu Boulevard in Montreal are the newest members of UFCW Local 500 after recently saying “Yes!” to joining the union. The employees’ application for union certification was approved by Quebec’s Tribunal administratif du travail (TAT) on August 25.

UFCW 175 calls on Ontario government to revisit return-to-school plans

Mississauga, Ont. – September 4, 2020 – Across Ontario, school bus companies have been scrambling to establish plans that meet the framework put forth by Doug Ford’s Conservative government and the reopening arrangements of local school boards, while keeping the health and safety of the students, drivers, and monitors as the top priority.