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UFCW Canada calls on Mexican government to stop gender-based discrimination against migrant agriculture workers

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Mexico City – July 10, 2014 – Canada’s leading union for migrant workers has filed a formal complaint with the Mexican Human Rights Commission on behalf of women agriculture workers. UFCW Canada (United Food and Commercial Workers union) has asked the Commission to send an immediate recommendation to the Mexican government to prohibit employers in Canada from using gender criteria in the selection process of migrant agriculture workers.

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NDF 28th Convention builds strength, solidarity and fairness

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Vancouver – June 9, 2014 – UFCW Canada activists from across Canada gathered in Vancouver, June 6 to 8, at the 28th Annual National Defense Fund (NDF) Convention to build strength, fairness, and solidarity.

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Harper vs. the Courts

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Toronto – July 9, 2014 – Under a majority government, opposition parties are limited in what they can do to stop the government’s agenda. They can filibuster, try amending legislation, put forth private member's bills, and question the government in the House of Commons and Senate, and at committee.  But in the end, the majority government controls the agenda and with an unprecedented use of time allocation to limit debate, Harper’s Conservatives have bullied through with their agenda.

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Negative perceptions of Walmart hurting retailer's business in U.S.

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Bentonville, Arkansas – July 8, 2014 – A new survey conducted by Lake Research Partners in the United States shows that Walmart's mistreatment of its employees is harming the company's reputation among consumers and causing some of its most loyal customers to shop elsewhere.

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Members at Bagel Maguire achieve first collective agreement

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Quebec City – July 7, 2014 – UFCW Canada Local 503 is proud to announce that members working at Bagel Maguire Inc. have ratified a first collective agreement.

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My webCampus Experience: James Putnam, Local 1518

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Port Coquitlam, B.C. – July 4, 2014 – UFCW Canada members across the country are raving about the union's groundbreaking online education program, webCampus, which offers free online courses to all UFCW Canada members, their families, and community partners.

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Local 175 members achieve new contract at Trent Valley Lodge

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Trenton, Ont. – July 3, 2014 – UFCW Canada Local 175 members working at the Trent Valley Lodge Nursing Home in Trenton, Ontario recently ratified a new three-year collective agreement. The 100+ health care workers achieved a number of gains in their new contract, including the merging of part-time and full-time contracts into a single collective agreement. 

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