Toronto – July 2, 2020 – UFCW Locals 175 & 633 recently attended the 10th International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) Regional Congress of the Americas, held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vancouver – June 30, 2020 – A new survey by the Angus Reid Group analyzing attitudes and behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic finds that Canadians are generally optimistic about the country’s response to the coronavirus, and the outlook going forward, as Canada’s economy continues to reopen and the food retail sector returns to normalcy.
Fergus, Ont. – June 27, 2020 – Health care members at the Caressant Care retirement home in Fergus, Ontario have achieved a new union contract that provides wage increases, additional paid leave, a new premium, and more.
Toronto – June 26, 2020 – UFCW Canada welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling that Uber’s mandatory arbitration process is invalid and inaccessible to drivers – paving the way for Uber drivers to be recognized as employees.
Toronto – June 26, 2020 – UFCW Canada members across the country are raving about the union's ground-breaking online education program, webCampus, which offers free online courses to all UFCW Canada members, their family members, and community partners.
Montréal – 25 juin 2020 – Daphné Grignon is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship. Currently enrolled in the Cognitive Neuroscience program at the Université de Montréal, Daphné is a proud UFCW Local 500 member who works at Maxi.
Toronto – June 24, 2020 – As COVID-19 outbreaks continue to impact farming operations across the country, UFCW Canada has secured dozens of open work permits for migrant workers hoping to escape abusive employers and dangerous work environments.