Toronto – March 3, 2015 – Mexico has called out Walmart for the deplorable labour conditions at Mexican farms it uses to supply its produce. Walmart is North America’s largest importer of Mexican fruits and vegetables.
Toronto – March 2, 2015 – International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually across the world every March 8th. The origins of International Women’s Day arose from the struggles that women faced at the turn of the 20th century, including dangerous working conditions, long work hours, meager pay, and no right to vote.
Toronto – February 19, 2015 – UFCW Canada activists joined other community members across the country, to take part in the February 14th Annual Memorial Marches in honour of more than 1,200 missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.
Toronto – February 5, 2015 – In Canada, the Supreme Court recently affirmed workers' right to strike as essential to meaningful collective bargaining. It is now Canada’s responsibility to support this decision at the international level.
Washington, D.C.– February 5, 2015 – The UFCW International Scholarship Program application process is now open to eligible applicants across North America. For over 45 years the UFCW International Union has awarded union scholarships to recognize UFCW and UFCW Canada members and their dependents.