UFCW Canada

On the Front Lines: UFCW food manufacturing members

Toronto – March 24, 2020 – While a growing number of businesses are closing as part of escalating government measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, UFCW food manufacturing members remain on the front lines of the crisis working hard to supply grocery stores and help feed Canadians and their families during the coronavirus pandemic.

On the Front Lines: UFCW health care members

Toronto – March 19, 2020 – Across Canada, governments, public health officials, and citizens are working hard to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, and UFCW Canada’s health care members are on the front lines of this extremely important work.

What you need to know about COVID-19

Toronto – March 18, 2020 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 a global pandemic that is spreading across the world and affecting a high percentage of the population.

On the Front Lines: Canada’s food retail workers

Toronto – March 18, 2020 – As communities across the country continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, UFCW Canada members are on the front lines working to help Canadians get the food, supplies, and sanitation products they need to stay healthy and safe.

By the Numbers: Paid leave and EI access in Canada

Ottawa, Ont. — March 17, 2020 – A new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds that most workers in Canada lack access to paid leave and two out of three Canadians do not qualify for Employment Insurance (EI), suggesting that urgent policy changes are needed to support workers during the growing COVID-19 pandemic.