Mississauga, Ont. – November 22, 2019 – Congratulations to UFCW Canada Local 12R24 member Amanda Ead, one of two winners of an Apple iPad for referring other union members to apply for the UFCW Canada - BDM Scholarship.
Toronto – November 21, 2019 – Attention all UFCW Canada members and family members: do you have a knack for cake baking?
Strathmore, Alta. – November 20, 2019 – Home care workers at Bayshore HealthCare are the newest members of UFCW Local 401 after recently voting to join the union.
Windsor, Ont. – November 19, 2019 – UFCW Local 1006A members working at Comfort Inn Windsor have achieved a new union contract that provides wage increases, bonuses, and improved contract language.
Saint-Léonard-d'Aston, Que. – November 18, 2019 – Negotiations have broken off between unionized workers at Panneaux Optimum, members of UFCW Local 501, and the employer.
Victoria, B.C. – November 16, 2019 – Hospitality workers at the Victoria Event Centre (VEC) in British Columbia have voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining UFCW Local 1518, marking the first worker-led union certification in Victoria’s hospitality sector in decades.
Toronto – November 15, 2019 – Every year UFCW Canada offers 18 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships worth $1,000 each to members and their families to help with the costs of post-secondary education.
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.