Mississauga, Ont. – July 12, 2019 – UFCW Canada welcomes the federal government’s announcement regarding an agri-food pilot that will create additional opportunities for temporary foreign workers in the agri-food sector to immigrate to Canada.
Ottawa – June 5, 2019 – UFCW Canada, the country’s leading advocate and union for migrant and temporary workers, welcomes a new government work permit initiative to protect migrant workers across Canada from abusive employers.
Leamington, Ont. – April 22, 2019 – UFCW Canada recently joined over forty migrant workers to meet with federal government officials and discuss the need for open work permits for vulnerable migrant workers who have suffered physical, sexual, psychological, or financial abuse from their employers while working in Canada.
Toronto – December 17, 2018 – Canada’s food workers’ union, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), is calling on the federal government to stand up for the rights of migrant and temporary foreign workers by enacting urgent reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), and the program’s primary agricultural stream in particular.