Statement by UFCW Canada on Refugee Rights Day – April 4
April 04, 2022 13:07 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, April 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Each year in Canada, Refugee Rights Day is commemorated on April 4. The day is an opportunity to celebrate the advances that have been made in the...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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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MEDIA ADVISORY — OFL President Chris Buckley to speak on Labour Day
August 30, 2018 16:27 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This Labour Day, Ontario Federation of Labour President Chris Buckley will be speaking at a media event at the statue of Adam Beck at 8:45 a.m. “This...