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UFCW Local 401 takes legal action to stop Cargill High River from reopening amid COVID-19 outbreak
May 01, 2020 17:37 ET | UFCW Local 401
CALGARY, Alberta, May 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While nearly half of Cargill’s 2,000 High River employees tested positive for COVID-19, Cargill announced on Wednesday their intention to reopen...
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UFCW members gain wage premiums, more safety protections at Olymel, Cargill, Maple Leaf Foods
March 24, 2020 18:39 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s voice of food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada), is proud to announce that national and local union...
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Food workers’ union welcomes Canadian Agri-food pilot
July 12, 2019 13:16 ET | UFCW Canada
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) welcomes the federal government’s announcement regarding an agri-food pilot that...
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Workers at Tim Hortons gain better wages, job security by joining the union
July 11, 2019 16:18 ET | UFCW Canada
FORT FRANCES, Ontario, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tim Hortons employees in Fort Frances, Ontario have gained better wages, job security, and seniority rights by joining the United Food and...
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Food workers’ union welcomes Food Policy for Canada
June 18, 2019 16:26 ET | UFCW Canada
MONTREAL, June 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The voice of Canada’s food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW), welcomes the announcement of the Food Policy for Canada. The UFCW...
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UFCW Canada welcomes new initiative to counter migrant worker abuse
June 04, 2019 13:45 ET | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, June 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW Canada, the country’s leading advocate and union for migrant and temporary workers, welcomes a new government work permit initiative to protect migrant...
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Les TUAC Canada se réjouissent de la nouvelle initiative visant à contrer les mauvais traitements infligés aux travailleurs migrants
June 04, 2019 13:45 ET | TUAC Canada
OTTAWA, 04 juin 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Les TUAC Canada, le principal défenseur et syndicat des travailleurs migrants et temporaires au pays, se réjouit d'une nouvelle initiative gouvernementale...
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Call centre employees go union with UFCW Canada and become first unionized workers in Ontario’s cannabis sector
March 12, 2019 15:42 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, March 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, workers at the call centre for the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) voted overwhelmingly in favour of unionization with UFCW Canada (United Food and...
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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...