Toronto – January 14, 2021 – Doug Ford’s conservative government continues to ignore the advice of the province’s top medical experts by choosing not to green-light potentially lifesaving paid sick leave for Ontarians.
High River, Alta. – January 13, 2021 – The family of Benito Quesada, a UFCW Local 401 Shop Steward and Cargill employee who died on May 7, 2020 as a result of COVID-19, has asked the RCMP to investigate his workplace death as a criminal matter.
Toronto – January 13, 2021 – A new year means a new look for UFCW Canada’s long-running e-newsletter, Directions. The award-winning publication will now serve its online audience with a new issue every Wednesday in their official language preference.
Toronto – January 11, 2021 – This day marks a grim hallmark in the effort to secure trade union rights for 14 workers at Cargill’s Bursa-Orhangazi starch and sugar factory who were dismissed after joining Turkey’s food workers union, Tekgida-İş, an affiliate of the IUF.
Moncton, N.B. – January 8, 2021 – UFCW Canada is calling on the Higgs government in New Brunswick to do the right thing and stop its 5-month exclusion of essential long-term care workers from the federally funded wage top-up program.
Halifax – January 6, 2021 – Pratik Patel is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship. Currently studying Massage Therapy at Eastern College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Pratik is a proud member of UFCW Local 864.