Montreal – August 23, 2018 – UFCW members in Quebec recently showed their pride in Montreal at the annual parade and pride festivities, which once again brought together thousands of people in solidarity with the LGBTQI2S community.
Ottawa – August 22, 2018 – As one of Canada’s leading unions, we certainly welcome the federal government’s declaration to reduce poverty. But, after reading the fine print, we are surprised and disappointed to find that the National Strategy on Poverty Reduction is missing a key ingredient when it comes to addressing root causes and real solutions to growing inequality.
Leamington, Ont. – August 21, 2018 – Agriculture workers met with senior government officials in Leamington, Ontario on Sunday to share their experiences with the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP), and to offer some advice as frontline workers in addressing a number of serious gaps in the system, especially when it comes to health and safety, housing, piece rates, and other basic rights and standards.
Val-d’Or, Que. – August 20, 2018 – UFCW Local 501 members at Molson-Coors recently achieved a new union contract that will benefit 115 members and their families, as well as the local economies of three different communities in Quebec.