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...
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...
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...
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UFCW 1518 Calls on Boston Pizza to Reverse its Sexist Skirt Policy
March 15, 2021 17:50 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, March 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Female servers and hosts at a Boston Pizza location are fighting back against a sexist policy requiring them to wear skirts at...
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PRESS RELEASE: UFCW 1518 Calls for Front-Line Workers to have Time Off for COVID-19 Vaccines
March 12, 2021 10:03 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, March 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As vaccination efforts ramp up in British Columbia, UFCW 1518 is calling on the provincial government to ensure that front-line...
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Clarity Cannabis Budtenders Vote in First Collective Agreement with Major Workplace Improvements
February 26, 2021 14:24 ET | UFCW 1518
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Budtenders at Clarity Cannabis ratified their first collective agreement on February 25. The contract ushers in major wage and workplace...