Mississauga, Ont. – November 14, 2019 – UFCW Local 175 members working at several long-term care homes owned by OMNI Health Care have achieved a new collective agreement that provides wage gains, better contract language, and more.
Ottawa – November 14, 2019 – The campaign for justice for Uber drivers has arrived at the Supreme Court of Canada, after UFCW Canada and other intervenors told the Supreme Court on November 6th that Uber’s exclusion of Uber drivers from the protections of Ontario’s Employment Standards Act is illegal.
Vaughan, Ont. – November 13, 2019 – Workers at Ryder Truck Rental Canada are the newest members of UFCW Local 1006A after recently voting to join the union.
Montreal – November 12, 2019 – UFCW Canada was proud to participate in the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health (CPATH) bi-annual conference, held in Montreal from November 1 to 3.
Toronto – November 9, 2019 – UFCW Canada’s national executive board, the National Council, recently met in Toronto to review programs and strategies and build strength for Canada’s leading union.
Toronto – November 8, 2019 – UFCW activists and members of Uber Drivers United recently rallied with allies to show their support for other gig workers applying for union certification.
Toronto – November 7, 2019 – Over a century ago, on November 11, 1918 at 11 a.m., the First World War came to a conclusion with the signing of an armistice agreement that brought an end to the hostilities.
Vaughan, Ont. – November 6, 2019 – UFCW Local 1006A members working at Loblaw Great Food and Real Canadian Superstore locations across Ontario have voted to accept amendments to their union contract.
Toronto – November 5, 2019 – The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada), Canada’s food workers’ union, welcomes China’s decision to lift its ban on imports of Canadian pork and beef.
Winnipeg – November 5, 2019 – Stand!, a movie musical highlighting the struggles of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, will be debuting at Cineplex theatres across Canada on November 29, and UFCW Canada members and their families can access discounted tickets to see the epic movie being dubbed “the next Norma Rae.”
Toronto – November 4, 2019 – UFCW Canada's ground-breaking online education program, webCampus, is launching four new courses for November that can help you become an effective health food clerk, learn more about emergency preparedness and response, and better understand health and safety law.
Toronto – November 2, 2019 – UFCW Canada has launched a constitutional challenge to the Ontario government’s exclusion of cannabis production workers from the Labour Relations Act.
Toronto – November 1, 2019 – The latest statistics on Canada’s food manufacturing sector show that sales, food prices, and employment are all on the rise – continuing a trend seen throughout 2019 – while industry profit margins have increased only slightly.
Mississauga, Ont. – October 31, 2019 – Janitorial members working at the GDI Sussex Centre in Mississauga, Ontario have achieved a new union contract that provides wage gains, improved benefits, and more.
Toronto – October 30, 2019 – Activists from UFCW Locals 1006A and 175 and the UFCW Canada National Office, together with community groups and allies from the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL), welcomed MPPs back to Queen’s Park on Monday by demanding that Doug Ford’s Conservative government stop its reckless cuts and create an Ontario for everyone.
Toronto – October 29, 2019 – UFCW Canada activists recently delivered a workshop on immigration, labour law, and workplace rights in collaboration with the Migrants Resource Center Canada (MRCC).
Toronto – October 28, 2019 – UFCW Canada was pleased to attend the annual LEAF Persons Day Gala in Toronto on October 24, where our union served as a Justice Sponsor for the event.
Edmonton – October 26, 2019 – UFCW Local 401 members working at Safeway Gas Bars have ratified a new three-year collective agreement that provides a signing bonus, better benefits, and more.
Toronto – October 25, 2019 – As Canadian families prepare to spend more than $1 billion to celebrate all things spooky and scary on Halloween, here’s a way that you can support our union’s contribution to the popular holiday. UFCW Canada members proudly make a number of delicious candies, treats, and snacks that are perfect for bringing in Halloween right. This October 31, try these fantastic UFCW-made treats and snacks!
Toronto – October 24, 2019 – With the 2019 Federal Election now over, UFCW Canada would like to say thank you to all the candidates who ran in the election, with a particularly special thanks to the seven UFCW members who ran for the New Democratic Party.