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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...
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...
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...
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...
Food workers celebrate Ontario Labour Board decision in favour of union rights
August 14, 2018 16:09 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW) is celebrating a decision by the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) to dismiss a London, Ontario...
MEDIA ADVISORY: Major donation from UFCW Canada to be presented June 13 to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada to accelerate advancements in blood cancer treatments
June 12, 2018 16:32 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, UFCW Canada (United Food and Commercial Workers union) will be presenting its annual fundraising donation to the Leukemia and...