UFCW Canada

UFCW Canada activists lobby MPs ahead of National Indigenous Peoples Day

Toronto – June 9, 2020 – Ahead of this year’s National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, UFCW Canada’s Indigenous Sub-Committee held virtual meetings with federal elected officials to explore tangible ways in which the government can improve the working and living conditions of Indigenous union members and their communities.

Toronto Uber drivers one step closer to unionizing

Toronto – June 8, 2020 – UFCW Canada, the union for Uber drivers, participated in an Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) hearing on Friday, June 5 in an effort to help Uber Black drivers in Toronto take another step towards full union representation at work. 

UNI survey seeks input on work-life balance during COVID-19

Nyon, Switzerland – June 6, 2020 – In light of the major disruptions that the coronavirus has caused for working people around the world, UNI Global Union has launched a new survey seeking feedback on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected work-life balance for all members of society, and women and families in particular.

Racism must end once and for all

Toronto – June 4, 2020 – The death of George Floyd is the latest tragic reminder that racism continues to be an oppressive and terrible reality in the United States, and in our neighbourhoods too.

By the Numbers: Consumer perceptions and grocery trends in Canada as economy begins to reopen

Vancouver – June 3, 2020 – A newly published survey from the Angus Reid Institute looking at attitudes and behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic reveals that Canadians are ready for parts of the economy to reopen, with more people visiting the grocery store and a super majority saying that things are getting better when it comes to the coronavirus.

UFCW observes Injured Workers Day – June 1, 2020

Toronto – May 30, 2020 – Every year on June 1, UFCW Canada joins with advocates from across Ontario in support of Injured Workers Day by celebrating the health and safety gains won through united action, raising current concerns for today’s workers, and reminding governments that injured workers cannot be ignored.

UFCW observes Injured Workers Day – June 1, 2020

Toronto – May 30, 2020 – Every year on June 1, UFCW Canada joins with advocates from across Ontario in support of Injured Workers Day by celebrating the health and safety gains won through united action, raising current concerns for today’s workers, and reminding governments that injured workers cannot be ignored.

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