Toronto – August 8, 2019 – Add you voice to the call for a national strategy to make publicly funded, quality, affordable child care available for every family who wants it. With a federal election around the corner, it is time for all federal parties and candidates to pledge their support for quality affordable child care for all.
Toronto – August 7, 2019 – UFCW Canada activists and family members joined hundreds of thousands of revelers on August 3, for the 52nd Annual Toronto Caribbean Carnival Grand Parade.
Toronto – August 5, 2019 – Each year on August 9, we honour the contributions made by Indigenous Peoples across the world. More than 350 million Indigenous people reside in more than 90 countries, speak 7,000 languages combined, and represent 5,000 different cultures.
Joliette (Que.) – August 3, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 500 members working at Metro Bélair in Joliette have ratified a new collective agreement with a number of gains for the 158 cashier assistants, clerks, butchers, fish counter attendants and assistant department managers at the location.
Toronto – August 2, 2019 – UFCW Canada is calling on all activists and allies to join the campaign to bring justice to Uber Canada drivers who are fighting for their health, safety, labour and union rights.
Sainte-Mélanie, Que. – August 1, 2019 – With the help of UFCW Canada, a Mexican farm worker has become the first migrant worker in Canada to be granted an open work permit after experiencing abuse from his employer while working at an onion farm in Quebec.
Charlottetown, P.E.I. – July 31, 2019 – UFCW Canada members, activists, family, and friends came out in record numbers on July 27 to celebrate Pride in P.E.I. at the annual Pride Parade in Charlottetown.
Calgary – July 30, 2019 – Security guards at the Calgary International Airport are the newest members of UFCW Local 401 after recently voting to join the union.
Toronto – July 29, 2019 – The deadline for the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) / American Income Life (AIL) Jack Layton Scholarship, which includes two awards at $2,500 each, is rapidly approaching on August 23.
Armstrong, B.C. – July 27, 2019 – UFCW Local 1518 members working at Rogers Foods have achieved a new collective agreement that provides the highest monetary package ever negotiated by the union.
Toronto – July 26, 2019 – Conservative parties always like to raise the looming threat of high deficits and debt in order to scare people into thinking that austerity measures are needed.
Toronto – July 24, 2019 – UFCW Canada, the union for food workers, has released a new resource for members, allies, and consumers that can help you and your family buy high quality, Canadian-made food by shopping union at your local grocery store.
Toronto – July 24, 2019 – In the wake of the federal government’s introduction of open work permits for migrant workers experiencing abuse, UFCW Canada has released a new submission calling on the government to pursue additional reforms that could help strengthen migrant workers’ rights and provide options for permanent residency.
Halifax – July 23, 2019 – Activists from the UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council (EPC) joined tens of thousands of participants from across the region for the 32nd Annual Halifax Pride Parade, held on July 20.
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Que. – July 22, 2019 – UFCW Local 501 members working at Diageo have achieved a new union contract that provides better scheduling, pension improvements, and more.
Saskatoon, Sask. – July 20, 2019 – The deadline for the UFCW Canada Saskatchewan Provincial Council George Semeniuk Scholarship is less than 30 days away.
Greater Toronto Area – July 19, 2019 – Over 350 health care providers at Christian Horizons in Toronto, Richmond Hill, and Vaughan are the newest members of UFCW Local 175 after recently voting to join the union.
Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Que. – July 18, 2019 – UFCW Local 1991P members working at Trans Herbe have achieved a new union contract that provides wage gains, increased premiums, and more.
Toronto – July 17, 2019 – UFCW Canada activists recently met with representatives from the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) to explore common challenges among workers in Canada and China and to discuss our union’s efforts to organize workers in the gig economy.
Simcoe, Ont. – July 16, 2019 – UFCW Canada activists recently joined migrant workers from across Ontario to participate in the province’s “Next 5-Year Occupational Health and Safety Strategy” session.