What union represents food workers?
UFCW Canada is the leading union for food workers in Canada, representing tens of thousands of workers in all aspects of the food industry, from agriculture to food processing to food service and more.
What does UFCW mean?
UFCW stands for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada), which represents over 250,000 members working in the food service, retail, hospitality, health care, security, industrial, and office and professional sectors.
What are good union jobs?
A good union job in the food service industry is one that provides fair wages, paid time off, and guaranteed breaks. It also offers job security and generous health and welfare benefits, perks that food service workers in non-union workplaces typically lack.
The best union for food service workers, providing good union jobs for food service members across the country, is UFCW Canada. To learn more about UFCW Canada, the union for food service workers, and how you can join, visit UFCW’s Join the Union webpage.
Where do cooks get paid the most?
The wages of food service cooks can vary, but in general, unionized food service staff make more money than their non-union counterparts. Across professions, unionized workers in Canada earn an average of $5.14 per hour more than non-union employees. For women workers, the difference is $6.88 per hour. To gain the union advantage at work, including higher wages, click here to join UFCW Canada – the union for food service cooks.