Toronto – March 20, 2020 – UFCW Canada welcomes the COVID-19 response package announced by the federal government on Wednesday, but says additional measures are needed to help protect the health, safety, and economic wellbeing of workers during the pandemic.
Toronto – March 19, 2020 – Across Canada, governments, public health officials, and citizens are working hard to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, and UFCW Canada’s health care members are on the front lines of this extremely important work.
Toronto – March 19, 2020 – March 21 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a day to acknowledge the struggles faced by racialized and Indigenous communities around the world.
Toronto – March 18, 2020 – As communities across the country continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, UFCW Canada members are on the front lines working to help Canadians get the food, supplies, and sanitation products they need to stay healthy and safe.
Ottawa, Ont. — March 17, 2020 – A new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds that most workers in Canada lack access to paid leave and two out of three Canadians do not qualify for Employment Insurance (EI).
Montreal – March 16, 2020 – UFCW Local Unions in Quebec representing workers at RONA and Réno-Dépôt welcome the decision of parent company Lowe’s to create a new Commercial Sales Department in 14 RONA stores and 12 Réno-Dépôt stores whose staff are unionized with UFCW Locals 500 and 501.