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UFCW 1518 Union Calls for Gig and App-based Delivery Drivers to Have Free Short-Term Parking
April 14, 2021 18:41 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW Canada Local 1518 is calling on BC municipalities to grant free short-term parking to app-based delivery drivers while they...
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Cannabis Growing Operation First to Unionize in Canada with UFCW 1518
March 31, 2021 16:26 ET | UFCW 1518
PEACHLAND, British Columbia, March 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW 1518 crossed a new milestone today as workers at Potanicals Green Growers joined the union and ratified their first collective...
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UFCW 1518 Calls on Boston Pizza to Reverse its Sexist Skirt Policy
March 15, 2021 17:50 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, March 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Female servers and hosts at a Boston Pizza location are fighting back against a sexist policy requiring them to wear skirts at...
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PRESS RELEASE: UFCW 1518 Calls for Front-Line Workers to have Time Off for COVID-19 Vaccines
March 12, 2021 10:03 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, March 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As vaccination efforts ramp up in British Columbia, UFCW 1518 is calling on the provincial government to ensure that front-line...
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Clarity Cannabis Budtenders Vote in First Collective Agreement with Major Workplace Improvements
February 26, 2021 14:24 ET | UFCW 1518
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Budtenders at Clarity Cannabis ratified their first collective agreement on February 25. The contract ushers in major wage and workplace...
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UFCW 1518 Calls on Save-On-Foods to Extend Pandemic Premium
May 26, 2020 17:29 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, May 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, UFCW 1518 learned that Save-On-Foods has decided to end its Pandemic Premium for employees effective Saturday, May 30. ...
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UFCW 1518 Calls on Government to Offer Equal Childcare Supports to all Front Line Workers
March 26, 2020 18:28 ET | UFCW 1518
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1518 is calling on the Provincial Government to offer special childcare supports to their...
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UFCW 1518 first to unionize cannabis workers in British Columbia
February 18, 2020 12:50 ET | UFCW 1518
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Budtenders at Clarity Cannabis have joined UFCW 1518, making them the first cannabis workers at a private dispensary to unionize in...
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Union wins back $85,000 in tips wrongfully withheld by Fairmont Chateau Whistler
January 29, 2020 14:21 ET | UFCW 1518
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following complaints filed by UFCW 1518, Fairmont Chateau Whistler will voluntarily repay $85,000 in gratuities it withheld from...
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Union Wins Wage Increase for All MEC Locations in British Columbia
January 07, 2020 17:18 ET | UFCW 1518
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The union that organized Mountain Equipment Co-op workers in Vancouver and Victoria has won improvements for all MEC employees across...