Toronto – September 9, 2017 – A new survey by the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) finds that, despite an improving economy, roughly half of working Canadians are living paycheque to paycheque, and are therefore unable to save adequately for retirement.
Calgary – September 8, 2017 – Keeping a wonderful tradition alive, UFCW Canada activists were loud and proud at the 27th Annual Calgary Pride Parade on September 3.
At a news conference today, MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky applauded the Ontario government for their newly announced plan to distribute and sell marijuana in stand-alone stores overseen by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).
The new MGEU Membership Education Calendar is now available for the 2017-18 training year. MGEU workplace representatives are encouraged to register for courses online through THE SOURCE.
“In a Nanos Research poll we commissioned in the summer of 2016, Ontarians picked the LCBO as their number one choice to sell cannabis." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"Why are we investing $9 million of our tax dollars so that some billion dollar corporation from Toronto can make a profit?”— Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Issuing an ultimatum is not negotiating. There’s nothing constructive about a ‘my way or the highway’ attitude to bargaining a collective agreement." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President