Vancouver – July 9, 2014 – UFCW Canada activists from across Canada gathered in Vancouver, June 6 to 8, at the 28th Annual National Defence Fund (NDF) Convention to build strength, fairness, and solidarity.
Mexico City – July 10, 2014 – Canada’s leading union for migrant workers has filed a formal complaint with the Mexican Human Rights Commission on behalf of women agriculture workers. UFCW Canada (United Food and Commercial Workers union) has asked the Commission to send an immediate recommendation to the Mexican government to prohibit employers in Canada from using gender criteria in the selection process of migrant agriculture workers.
Bentonville, Arkansas – July 8, 2014 – A new survey conducted by Lake Research Partners in the United States shows that Walmart's mistreatment of its employees is harming the company's reputation among consumers and causing some of its most loyal customers to shop elsewhere.
Toronto – July 9, 2014 – Under a majority government, opposition parties are limited in what they can do to stop the government’s agenda. They can filibuster, try amending legislation, put forth private member's bills, and question the government in the House of Commons and Senate, and at committee. But in the end, the majority government controls the agenda and with an unprecedented use of time allocation to limit debate, Harper’s Conservatives have bullied through with their agenda.