AG report confirms migrant worker vulnerability but when will rebuke turn to action - UFCW Canada
10 déc. 2021 15h42 HE | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s Auditor General (AG) Karen Hogan has confirmed in a scathing report that Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) continues to fall short...
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Ontario government acts on UFCW union’s “staycation” suggestion
08 nov. 2021 17h01 HE | 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...
Human decency prevails with announcement of forthcoming legislation, but more action urgently needed, says UFCW Canada union
20 oct. 2021 17h53 HE | 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...
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
28 sept. 2021 13h39 HE | 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...
UFCW Canada stands in solidarity with Toronto-area Uber Black drivers as they join the international Call to Action on September 28 against Uber's UNFAIR practices
27 sept. 2021 13h19 HE | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW activists will be joining Toronto-area Uber drivers on September 28, as Uber drivers in dozens of other cities across the globe stage a worldwide...
$2.1 million campaign pushes UFCW Canada lifetime fundraising for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada past $47.2 million TORONTO, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite an extraordinarily challenging year, UFCW Canada members and Local Unions were undeterred in their extraordinary ongoing fundraising efforts,...
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UFCW 1518 Welcomes Budtenders at Trees Cannabis
24 juin 2021 15h26 HE | UFCW 1518
VICTORIA, British Columbia, June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Workers at Trees Cannabis have voted to join other budtenders as part of the BC Bud division of UFCW 1518. These workers have been...
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UFCW 1518 Disappointed in BC Government's Minimal Paid Sick Leave Announcement
12 mai 2021 10h12 HE | 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
04 mai 2021 21h55 HE | 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...
More permanent residency (PR) opportunities for migrants welcomed but much more action needed, says UFCW union
15 avr. 2021 12h55 HE | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The voice of Canada’s food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), welcomes the announcement by the federal government to create an...