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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...
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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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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...