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 15, 2020 – After weeks of sustained activism, UFCW Canada has secured improved health and safety protections for workers in the food processing sector by working with the federal government to have union support recognized as an important factor in accessing Canada’s $77.5 million Emergency Processing Fund.
Toronto – June 8, 2020 – UFCW Canada, the union for Uber drivers, participated in an Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) hearing on Friday, June 5 in an effort to help Uber Black drivers in Toronto take another step towards full union representation at work.
Ottawa – June 1, 2020 – Solidarity with UFCW members working at meat-packing plants across Canada continues to grow as the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has thrown its support behind our union’s campaign to “Help Protect Food Processing Workers” during COVID-19.
Ottawa – May 27, 2020 – The Council of Canadians has joined the call to help UFCW Canada members at meat-packing plants across the country by formally supporting our union’s campaign to protect food processing workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toronto – May 22, 2020 – Two UFCW campaigns supporting workers in food processing, food retail, health care, security, and other front-line industries have garnered overwhelming support from people across the country, with thousands of Canadians signing on to the campaigns to show their solidarity with essential workers during COVID-19.