Ottawa – May 20, 2021 – As a busy working student, Mikylo Odut is thankful to be the latest recipient of the $1,000 prize awarded to members and their family through UFCW Canada’s BDM Scholarship program.
Toronto – May 19, 2021 – UFCW Canada’s groundbreaking diversity and inclusion initiative, the Women and Racialized Leaders Institute, recently concluded its ten-week program having engaged nearly 40 participants across UFCW Canada Local Unions.
Laval, Que. — May 17, 2021 — Workers at Lufa Farms in Laval, Quebec are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 501, following the recent certification of the new bargaining unit by Quebec’s Administrative Labour Tribunal (ALT).
Surrey, B.C. – May 14, 2021 – President Dan Goodman and Secretary-Treasurer Charles (Chuck) Pratt have officially begun their new roles in serving the membership and union, after being sworn into office at a meeting of the UFCW Local 247 Executive Board.
Ottawa – May 13, 2021 – Justin Trudeau once again stepped on the collective bargaining rights of workers when his Liberal government recently rammed through Bill C-29; legislation that ordered CUPE members at the Port of Montreal to end their legal strike and get back to work.
Toronto – May 12, 2021 – LGBTQI2S rights are human rights and defending the rights of all workers means ensuring the workplace is free from violence, harassment, and any actions that undermine the rights of LGBTQI2S workers.
Toronto – May 11, 2021 – Canada’s union for food retail, restaurant, and food manufacturing workers welcomes the expanded priority access to COVID-19 vaccinations being provided to frontline workers in the grocery, restaurant, and meat processing industries in workplaces and provinces across the country.