Toronto – May 30, 2017 – UFCW Canada is encouraged by the Government of Ontario’s announcement today that it will strengthen the province’s labour laws by boosting the minimum wage, mandating equal pay for equal work, increasing vacation and personal leave entitlements, and enhancing union rights for some sectors, and says additional reforms are needed to ensure that all workers are fully protected under the law and are able to enjoy a good quality of life.
Toronto – May 23, 2017 – UFCW Canada supports a number of the recommendations put forward in the Changing Workplaces Review Final Report, released today, but says the Ontario government must go further by enacting bold labour law reform that includes card check certification, automatic first contract arbitration, and sectoral bargaining.
Toronto – May 19, 2017 – The Ontario government is currently undergoing a once-in-a-generation review of the province's outdated labour and employment laws. Now is your chance to have your say and let the government know that you want Ontario to “Get it Right.”
Toronto – May 15, 2017 – UFCW Canada activists from across the country participated in the 2017 Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Convention, where nearly 4,000 unionists – including 105 UFCW Canada activists – gathered in Toronto from May 8 to 12 for the Congress’s triennial conference.