Toronto – June 14, 2019 – UFCW Canada, the country’s leading private sector union, welcomes the recommendations of the federal Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare calling for a universal, single-payer pharmacare program that would make prescription drug coverage part of Canada’s publicly-funded health care system.
Rosemont, Que. – June 13, 2019 – Workers at the Rosemont Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC), who have been members of the United Food and Commercial Workers since December, have voted unanimously in favour of a strike mandate following negotiations between the union and the employer.
Toronto – June 13, 2019 – After another tremendous fundraising season that topped $2.3 million, the UFCW Canada union family of members, activists and Local Unions have altogether raised over $43.7 million over the past three decades for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Que. – June 10, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 501 members working at the Association chasse et pêche Martin-Pêcheur, a hunting and fishing association in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, have a new union contract that provides wage increases, higher premiums, and more.