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Human decency prevails with announcement of forthcoming legislation, but more action urgently needed, says UFCW Canada union
October 20, 2021 17:53 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Government of Ontario has announced its intention to introduce first of its kind legislation that will make it unlawful for businesses to restrict...
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Promises made and promises broken: We should all be allowed to commemorate Truth and Reconciliation Day – Commentary by Paul R. Meinema, National President, UFCW Canada
September 28, 2021 13:39 ET | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The federal government’s recent legislative action to declare September 30th as an annual national day to raise awareness of the horrors and evil of the...
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UFCW Canada stands in solidarity with Toronto-area Uber Black drivers as they join the international Call to Action on September 28 against Uber's UNFAIR practices
September 27, 2021 13:19 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW activists will be joining Toronto-area Uber drivers on September 28, as Uber drivers in dozens of other cities across the globe stage a worldwide...
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$2.1 million campaign pushes UFCW Canada lifetime fundraising for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada past $47.2 million TORONTO, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite an extraordinarily challenging year, UFCW Canada members and Local Unions were undeterred in their extraordinary ongoing fundraising efforts,...
Une campagne de 2,1 millions de dollars permet de dépasser les 47,2 millions de dollars collectés par les TUAC Canada pour la Société de leucémie et lymphome du Canada TORONTO, 26 juill. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bien que, cette année, les circonstances aient été très difficiles, les membres et les sections locales des TUAC Canada n’ont pas été découragés dans...
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More permanent residency (PR) opportunities for migrants welcomed but much more action needed, says UFCW union
April 15, 2021 12:55 ET | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The voice of Canada’s food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), welcomes the announcement by the federal government to create an...
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Amazon COVID Outbreak at Brampton Warehouse is Latest Sign of Urgent Action Needed for Workers, says National Union Leader
March 12, 2021 18:34 ET | UFCW Canada
BRAMPTON, Ontario, March 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today’s outbreak at an Amazon fulfillment warehouse in Brampton, Ontario is the latest example of Amazon not prioritizing the needs of their...
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Uber Canada’s unilateral proposal is “a dangerous proposition” says Uber workers’ union
March 11, 2021 15:40 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW Canada, the union organizing Uber drivers and Uber Eats couriers across the country, says Uber Canada’s recent proposal to provincial governments to...
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Ruling by the UK supreme court on Uber employment status should have ripple effects across the globe
February 22, 2021 15:39 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The UK supreme court handed down its decision on Friday that rules Uber drivers are employees and not self-employed as the company has tried to argue for...
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Uber once again slams the door on workers’ rights
February 11, 2021 15:06 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an about-face move that undermines the union drive by Toronto-area Uber limousine drivers, Uber has introduced Premier – competing with its own Uber...