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Ratification results for BC Superstore and Distribution Centre members
July 09, 2022 11:11 ET | UFCW 247
SURREY, British Columbia, July 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voting on whether to accept a new agreement or strike has concluded for nearly 10,000 retail grocery and warehouse members of the United...
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“It’s Time to Decide” - Union Calls on BC Superstore and Distribution Centre Members to Participate in Strike Decision
July 04, 2022 09:30 ET | UFCW 247
SURREY, British Columbia, July 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 10,000 retail grocery and warehouse workers across BC, members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 247, are...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Canada’s food workers’ Union to release 2022 Migrant Farm Workers report in Leamington, Ontario, on Sunday, June 26
June 24, 2022 13:56 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, June 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s food workers’ union, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), will be holding a press conference in Leamington, Ontario, to release...
UFCW Canada lifetime fundraising for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada tops $49 million thanks to $1.86 million campaign in 2021-2022
June 17, 2022 13:22 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, June 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Another year of pandemic restrictions presented unique challenges for UFCW Canada’s fundraising efforts on behalf of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society...
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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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More Original Farm Budtenders Join UFCW 1518 and Win Common Employer Application
February 03, 2022 10:22 ET | UFCW 1518
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The BC Bud Union, a division of UFCW 1518, has grown its power significantly after 14 cannabis workers at the Original Farm Hillside...
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Budtender Fired for Unionizing Gets Job Back — UFCW 1518
November 26, 2021 11:32 ET | UFCW 1518
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Nov. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Budtender in Victoria will be going back to work on Friday after he was fired three weeks ago. Niko Kruzel works as a Budtender at...
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Loblaw Companies refuses to honour union contract language and recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a statutory holiday for its unionized employees
September 09, 2021 11:02 ET | United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Sept. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local Unions are calling out Loblaw Companies for refusing to recognize the National Day for...
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UFCW 1518 Disappointed in BC Government's Minimal Paid Sick Leave Announcement
May 12, 2021 10:12 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW 1518 is disappointed in the minimal paid sick day provisions announced by the government of British Columbia. Premier John...
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Grocery Workers in Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health to Receive Priority Access to COVID-19 Vaccines
May 04, 2021 21:55 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grocery workers in the Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health regions over the age of 18 are now eligible for early COVID-19...