Toronto – August 24, 2017 – UFCW Canada, the country’s leading voice for retail workers, says the Ontario government’s proposed minimum wage of $15 per hour will be a win-win for both retailers and workers.
Montreal – August 22, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local Unions from across the country were out in full force this past weekend, showing their solidarity and pride at the first-ever Canada Pride celebration held during Montreal's annual Pride festival – one of the largest LGBTQI2S gatherings in the country.
Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. – August 21, 2017 – The latest and final session of the 2017 UFCW Canada Young-Workers Internship Program (YIP) recently took place in Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, where 20 young UFCW Canada members from across Alberta and British Columbia gathered for a week of dynamic learning and hands-on training.
Toronto – August 19, 2017 – A new economic report authored by the Canadian Centre of Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveals that low-income families in Ontario are earning less than they were in 2000, while richer families have seen their income grow in the same time span.
Trois-Rivières (Que.) – August 17, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 500 members working at the Super C des Récollets in Trois-Rivières, Quebec have ratified a new seven-year collective agreement that brings wage increases, vacation improvements, and more.