UFCW Canada

Politics Blog: Ontario’s COVID-19 agriculture strategy snubs farm workers

Toronto – November 28, 2020 – The Ontario government’s recently released Prevention, Control, and Outbreak Support Strategy for COVID-19 in Ontario's Farm Workers is destined to fail in protecting migrant farm workers from the coronavirus in part because the government neglected to consult with migrant workers before creating the strategy.

UFCW Canada priorities made loud and clear to MPs

Ottawa – November 27, 2020 – UFCW Canada activists met with government ministers and Members of Parliament over the last two weeks to advocate for policies and programs that could help working people, including universal childcare, increased protections and supports for frontline workers, and reforming the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).

Warehouse members at Metro Mérite I build a better life – UFCW 501

Montreal – November 16, 2020 – After a difficult bargaining process requiring roughly thirty meetings, hundreds of UFCW Local 501 members working at the Metro Mérite I warehouse in the Rivière-des-Prairies area of Montreal have achieved a new union contract that provides wage increases, a signing bonus, and more.

UFCW Canada supports International Fast Food Workers Day – November 17

Toronto – November 12, 2020 – As the union for food workers, UFCW Canada will be observing this year’s International Fast Food Workers Day on November 17, and our union is encouraging members, activists, and allies to show their support for fast food workers by participating in the global day of action on social media.