Washington, DC – December 11, 2012 – Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) released the following statement regarding the passage of a right to work law in Michigan.
Montreal – December 12, 2012 – UFCW Canada members and staff recently joined hundreds of participants in the 7th Annual Light the Night Walk at Jean-Drapeau Park in Montreal, Quebec. This was the fifth time that UFCW Canada activists participated in the Quebec walk and together they raised $210,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).
UFCW Canada activists from across Eastern Canada joined nearly 1,700 participants in the annual Atlantic Region Light the Night Walk at the Halifax Commons in Halifax to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).
Grocery store workers at the IGA location on Fraser Highway in Surrey, British Columbia, recently became the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 1518 by voting “Yes!” to Canada’s leading and most progressive voice for workers and their families.
Amidst the furor over a judge’s ruling to remove Toronto mayor Rob Ford from office, an important vote recently took place by the city’s councillors that has a significant impact on tens of thousands of UFCW Canada members and retail workers in the country’s largest municipality.