Mississauga, Ont. – February 25, 2019 – A UFCW Local 175 health and safety activist has helped raise awareness of the dangers posed by thermal-paper receipts, after her concerns about health risks associated with a chemical found in the receipts were confirmed by leading experts on toxic chemicals.
Toronto – February 25, 2019 – Each year, the last day of February marks Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day. The day brings attention to an occupational hazard that affects tens of thousands of people in just about every sector of the economy.
Saint-Jérôme (Que.) – February 21, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 1991P members at Riobel have achieved their first union contract, winning important gains such as wage increases, new benefits, and improvements to working conditions.
Cornwall, Ont. – February 20, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 1006A members working at Baxtrom's Your Independent Grocer (YIG) in Cornwall, Ontario have voted to end a 12-week labour dispute by accepting the latest company offer, which includes gains for members.