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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...
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Higgs Government continues to leave critical eldercare workers “out in the cold,” says UFCW
January 05, 2021 10:54 ET | UFCW Canada
MONCTON, New Brunswick, Jan. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) is calling on the Higgs government to finally do the right thing by stopping its...
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Higgs Government continues to leave critical eldercare workers “out in the cold,” says UFCW
December 28, 2020 06:00 ET | UFCW Canada
MONCTON, New Brunswick, Dec. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada) union is calling on the Higgs government to finally do the right thing by stopping its...
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UFCW Canada is joined by Mexican officials in calling for increased protections for migrant farm workers
December 11, 2020 17:46 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO and MEXICO CITY, Dec. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) held a virtual press conference on Thursday, December 10 to present Mexican...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Canada’s food workers’ Union to present Migrant Farm Workers report to Mexican Legislature
December 09, 2020 16:52 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO and MEXICO CITY, Dec. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s food workers’ union, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), will be holding a virtual press conference in Mexico...
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Report calls for changes to protect migrant agricultural workers and Canada’s food supply
August 10, 2020 10:17 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Aug. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new report from UFCW Canada, the country’s leading advocate for agricultural workers, has called for urgent changes to protect the health, safety, and...
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UFCW Canada advocates for greater protections for migrant workers in Windsor-Essex County
July 21, 2020 13:30 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, July 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) recently presented to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit to advocate for better health and...