Virgil, Ont. – June 18, 2018 – Over 250 migrant agriculture workers attended the Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA) Welcome Back Community Barbeque and Know Your Rights Workshop on June 10, held at the AWA centre in Virgil, Ontario.
Toronto – April 14, 2018 – Canada’s leading union for young workers had a strong presence at this year’s George Brown College Labour Fair in Toronto, where UFCW Canada activists conducted workshops on the plight of migrant workers in Canada and engaged young workers on how they can make a difference in their workplaces.
Calgary – April 7, 2018 – UFCW Canada activists joined over 200 academics, service providers, and government officials from across the country at the 2018 National Metropolis Conference, held in Calgary from March 22 to 24.
Toronto – March 29, 2018 – April 4 is recognized across Canada as Refugee Rights Day – a day that commemorates the historic April 4, 1985 ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada that refugee claimants are fully protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Toronto – February 12, 2018 – UFCW Canada, the country’s leading advocate for agriculture workers, welcomes recently announced changes by Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) regarding the way the Board provides health care services to migrant farm workers.