Toronto – January 26, 2021 – In response to calls from UFCW Canada and environmental and advocacy partners, Loblaw Companies Limited has made a public commitment to phase out receipt paper containing hazardous BPA, BPS and other bisphenol alternatives from its stores by the end of 2021.
Toronto – January 11, 2021 – This day marks a grim hallmark in the effort to secure trade union rights for 14 workers at Cargill’s Bursa-Orhangazi starch and sugar factory who were dismissed after joining Turkey’s food workers union, Tekgida-İş, an affiliate of the IUF.
Toronto – December 22, 2020 – Frontline workers have been working hard all year to make sure that Canadians can get the food, health care, cleaning products, and security services they need to stay healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toronto – December 4, 2020 – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on, some good news has emerged regarding vaccines that could help combat the coronavirus, as multiple companies have developed vaccine candidates that are currently being reviewed by health authorities and that may be distributed within weeks.
Toronto – November 23, 2020 – Right now, violence against women is the world's largest and most persistent human rights violation. Over 50 percent of Canadian women will experience an incident of violence at some point in their lives, and most will experience violence before they turn 25.