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Ford government’s “Open for Business Act” shuts down fairness for Ontario working families, says UFCW Canada national president
October 23, 2018 19:42 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The plan by the Ontario Ford Conservative government to repeal recent workplace gains for millions of Ontario workers, “will harm vulnerable workers and be...
Rights of cannabis workers must be respected too, says cannabis union
October 17, 2018 13:54 ET | UFCW Canada
Commentary by Paul Meinema, National PresidentUnited Food and Commercial Workers Union – UFCW Canada TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While adult consumers now have the right to legally...
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Canada's food workers "betrayed" by USMCA and its impact on dairy and poultry sectors, says UFCW Canada Leader
October 01, 2018 19:04 ET | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The national leader of Canada’s food workers union says the trade deal with U.S. and Mexico will weaken Canada’s food system and create uncertainty for...
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Pay inequity major issue as workers set to strike at Moose Jaw Co-op
October 01, 2018 17:51 ET | UFCW Canada
MOOSE JAW, Saskatchewan, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Union members at five Moose Jaw Co-op locations are heading to the picket line to address a number of contract issues — including the...
Canada's dairy sector vital to food sovereignty and consumers, says national union leader
September 14, 2018 15:44 ET | UFCW Canada
Commentary by Paul Meinema, National PresidentUnited Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) OTTAWA, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- If ultra-conservative politicians and pundits had...
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Food workers key to delivering public vision of National Food Policy
September 07, 2018 15:43 ET | UFCW Canada
Commentary by Paul Meinema, National PresidentUnited Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) OTTAWA, Sept. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s food workers are glad to see that many of...
Workers must define the future of work
August 30, 2018 09:15 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As in previous eras of technological change, the voice of workers continues to be vital in helping to define the future of work – to ensure that a...
UFCW Canada releases latest Annual Report
August 27, 2018 15:41 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada), the country’s leading voice for food workers, has released its latest Annual Report, detailing...
Canada’s poverty reduction strategy “missing key ingredient,” says national union leader
August 22, 2018 17:45 ET | UFCW Canada
Paul MeinemaNational President, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada) OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As one of Canada’s leading unions, we certainly welcome the federal...
UPDATE – Agriculture workers voice concerns in federal review of TFWP
August 21, 2018 15:51 ET | UFCW Canada
LEAMINGTON, Ontario, Aug. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agriculture workers met with senior government officials in Leamington, Ontario on Sunday to share their experiences with the Temporary Foreign...