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Ontario government acts on UFCW union’s “staycation” suggestion
November 08, 2021 17:01 ET | UFCW Canada Local 102; UFCW Canada Local 333
TORONTO, Nov. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the measures in this week’s fall economic statement by the Ford Ontario government was the creation of a Staycation Tax Credit – a suggestion that...
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Human decency prevails with announcement of forthcoming legislation, but more action urgently needed, says UFCW Canada union
October 20, 2021 17:53 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Government of Ontario has announced its intention to introduce first of its kind legislation that will make it unlawful for businesses to restrict...
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Uber Drivers Fired for Refusing Unsafe Work Says UFCW 1518 Union
October 07, 2021 15:44 ET | UFCW 1518
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW 1518 is taking the cases of several Uber Drivers to the BC Labour Relations Board by filing an unfair labour practice complaint...
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Promises made and promises broken: We should all be allowed to commemorate Truth and Reconciliation Day – Commentary by Paul R. Meinema, National President, UFCW Canada
September 28, 2021 13:39 ET | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The federal government’s recent legislative action to declare September 30th as an annual national day to raise awareness of the horrors and evil of the...
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Rexall follows disturbing trend; refuses to honour union contract language and recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a statutory holiday for its unionized employees
September 27, 2021 10:11 ET | United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633 are disappointed that Rexall is refusing to recognize the National Day for...
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UFCW 1006A Shocked by Loblaw’s Shameful Decision to Not Recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a Statutory Holiday
September 09, 2021 09:00 ET | UFCW Canada Local 1006A
TORONTO, Sept. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW Canada Local 1006A is shocked by Loblaw’s decision to not recognize September 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, as a statutory...
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Shortage of Home Support Workers Made Worse by Interior Health’s Scheduling Program
July 02, 2021 18:23 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW 1518 is calling on Interior Health to re-examine its decision of reducing care times and to change its scheduling program to...
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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...
Tax Fraud Week of Action - Everyone is a Victim The District of Columbia, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters joined the Catholic Labor Network on Wednesday, April 14th for a Press Conference...
Tax Fraud Week of Action - Everyone is a Victim Richmond, Virginia, April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters took action Monday, April 12th to ask the general public to assist in their campaign to...