Saint-Hyacinthe, Que. – April 28, 2016 – Workers at the Bio Biscuit plant in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 1991P after a majority of employees said “Yes!” to joining the union.
Gimli, Man. – April 26, 2016 – UFCW Canada Local 832 members working at the Diageo distillery in Gimli have mutually agreed to end their strike by a vote of 56 percent. Outstanding issues in the contract negotiations between the union and the employer will now be dealt with by an arbitrator.
Mexico City, Mexico – April 26, 2016 – Despite being considered a model of legal and orderly migration, the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) has allowed employers to impose discriminatory employment criteria against women for the last forty years.
Toronto – April 28, 2016 – UFCW Canada members, officers, and staff from across the country are gearing up for the 2016 Global Solidarity Conference, set to take place at Ryerson University in Toronto from May 6 to 8.