Markham, Ont. – July 15, 2019 – Nearly 300 transportation workers at Miller Transit Limited are the newest members of UFCW Local 1006A after recently voting to join the union.
Fort Frances, Ont. – July 13, 2019 – Tim Hortons employees in Fort Frances, Ontario have gained better wages, job security, and seniority rights by joining the UFCW Local 102.
Mississauga, Ont. – July 12, 2019 – UFCW Canada welcomes the federal government’s announcement about an agri-food pilot that will create additional opportunities for temporary foreign workers in the agri-food sector to immigrate to Canada
Quebec City – July 11, 2019 – Striking UFCW Local 501 members at Les Systèmes Techno-Pompes and Les Systèmes Géothermiques Jean-Guy Samson have won a labour tribunal ruling preventing both companies from using strikebreakers during the ongoing dispute between the union and the company.
Halifax – July 10, 2019 – More than 200 UFCW Canada activists from across the country gathered in Halifax from July 7 to 9 for the 33rd Annual National Defence Fund (NDF) Convention to build worker power and bargaining strength in UFCW core sectors.
London, Ont. – July 9, 2019 – UFCW Local 12R24 members at The Beer Store Contact Centre have ratified their first collective agreement, which provides new positions, better benefits, and more.
Kitchener, Ont. – July 8, 2019 – UFCW Local 175 member Meghrig Karamanougian is the 2019 recipient of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) / United Way Centraide Canada (UWCC) Post-Secondary Scholarship.
Edmonton – July 6, 2019 – UFCW Local 401 members working at Vision Loss Rehabilitation Alberta (VLRA) have achieved their first union contract, which provides wage gains, improved benefits, and more.
Toronto – July 5, 2019 – Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer recently announced his party’s climate plan, pointing out with great pleasure the length, weight, and look of the document.
Geneva, Switzerland – July 4, 2019 – UFCW Canada welcomes the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) adoption of new global standards on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work.
Toronto – July 4, 2019 – UFCW Canada's ground-breaking online education program, webCampusPLUS, is launching three new courses this summer that can help you build your skills in stewarding, arbitration, and problem solving at work.
Winnipeg – July 3, 2019 – UFCW Local 832 union members working at ESIT Canada have achieved a new union contract that provides wage gains, better sick leave provisions, and more.
New Westminster, B.C. – July 2, 2019 – What leadership challenges keep you up at night? That was one of the questions that UFCW Local 1518 President Kim Novak fielded as part of an invited panel at the Canadian Industrial Relations Association’s conference, held at the University of British Columbia.
Ottawa – June 29, 2019 – Peter Kasabri is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship.
Vaughan, Ont. – June 28, 2019 – UFCW Local 1006A members working at Cineplex have ratified a new union contract that provides better scheduling, a signing bonus, and more.
Toronto – June 27, 2019 – UFCW Canada, the country’s leading union for workers in the meat sector, is calling for swift action from the federal government in response to China’s ban on Canadian pork and beef shipments after inauthentic pork export certificates were discovered.
Toronto – June 26, 2019 – Amidst a major unionization drive that has seen hundreds of Uber drivers in Toronto join UFCW Canada, Uber drivers and their union held a media conference today at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in downtown Toronto to discuss the challenges that drivers are facing, and the redress that they and their union are seeking from Uber.
Milton, Ont. – June 25, 2019 – UFCW Local 175 members working at Martindale Gardens have achieved a new union contract that provides wage gains, improved bereavement leave, and more.
Quebec City – June 24, 2019 – Talks have broken off between the employer and UFCW Local 501 members working at AGF Access (an affiliate of AGF Group).
Toronto and Saskatoon, Sask. – June 24, 2019 – UFCW Canada activists from across Ontario and Saskatchewan proudly celebrated equality, diversity, and inclusion at Pride Parades in Toronto and Saskatoon this past weekend.