Abbotsford, B.C. – February 2, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 1518 members working at Rossdown Farms & Natural Foods have achieved their first contract, securing important gains that include better wages and more vacation.
Toronto – January 31, 2019 – Attention all UFCW Canada activists and allies: your urgent support is needed to help stop the union-busting tactics of global meat giant Cargill, who is trying to prevent workers in Turkey from expressing their democratic right to join a union.
Toronto – January 30, 2019 – Black History Month is observed annually in February across North America. Rooted in the activism of historian Carter G. Woodson, who successfully pushed for the creation of Negro History Week in the United States, the month was first recognized by the Canadian government following a 1995 motion led by Jean Augustine.
Winnipeg – January 29, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 832 members working at Integrated Messaging Inc. (IMI) in Winnipeg, Manitoba have achieved a new three-year collective agreement that provides more vacation and sick days and better pay.
Lac-Mégantic, Qué. – January 28, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 500 members working at the Metro Plus grocery store in Lac-Mégantic, Québec have ratified a new six-year contract that provides wage increases, more bereavement leave, and better vacation pay.
Edmonton, Toronto, and Montreal – January 25, 2019 – Activists from UFCW Canada Locals 401 and 1006A and TUAC Quebec recently joined hundreds of community members, allies, and women’s rights advocates at Women’s Marches in Edmonton, Toronto, and Montreal to raise awareness of the ongoing need for gender equity.