Toronto – April 2, 2020 – As a growing number of businesses halt their operations, more and more Canadians experience lay-offs, and many others worry about losing their jobs due to COVID-19, UFCW Canada is calling on the federal government to provide Economic Security for All by introducing additional income supports for workers.
Toronto – April 1, 2020 – While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, UFCW Canada security members remain on the front lines of the crisis working hard to protect essential businesses, government buildings, and other facilities across the country.
Toronto – March 31, 2020 – Following the negotiation of wage premiums and enhanced safety protections for UFCW members working at all Loblaw, Metro, and Sobeys banner stores, as well as all Cargill, Olymel, and Maple Leaf Foods locations in Canada, UFCW members at Pepsi and Coca-Cola have achieved additional pay premiums and safety measures in recognition of their hard work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toronto – March 30, 2020 – With more and more workers facing uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has launched a multi-billion-dollar aid package providing income support and benefits to workers impacted by the crisis, and a new resource from UFCW Canada helps workers and their families navigate and track this support.
Toronto – March 27, 2020 – The continued operation of grocery stores, take out restaurants, and liquor and beer stores in most provinces during the COVID-19 pandemic means that UFCW Canada beverage members remain busy on the front lines working hard to supply stores, eateries, and other facilities throughout the crisis.