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.
Toronto – December 23, 2020 – As we reach the end of this unprecedented year, and await what lies ahead in the coming months, it is natural for us to look back on 2020 and reflect on how our union responded to the enormous challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, while maintaining hope for a strong recovery in 2021 and beyond.