Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie, Man. – November 26, 2020 – UFCW Local 832 members working at Visions of Independence have achieved a new union contract that provides an improved retirement plan, increased bereavement leave, and more.
Ottawa – November 25, 2020 – New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament Alistair MacGregor joined with UFCW Canada in calling for further action on enhanced safety measures in the food processing sector at a parliamentary committee meeting discussing COVID-19 and the agri-food industry.
Montreal – November 24, 2020 – UFCW activists recently attended Food Secure Canada’s “Cultivating Change” conference to talk about the challenges that food workers are facing during COVID-19, and the steps that our union is taking to protect workers from the coronavirus.
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.
Ottawa – November 21, 2020 – Jagmeet Singh and Canada’s NDP are once again putting the pressure on Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to finally follow through on their repeated commitments to universal pharmacare.
Edmonton – November 20, 2020 – UFCW Local 401 members working at the Sofina Foods turkey processing plant in Edmonton, Alberta have ratified a new union contract that provides better wages, additional premiums, and more.