Toronto – April 23, 2015 – Students Against Migrant Exploitation (S.A.M.E.) recently concluded their annual tour, conducting workshops at more than 80 colleges, universities, elementary schools and community centres in more than 20 cities throughout Canada, the United States and Brazil to bring awareness to the problem of migrant worker exploitation.
Kitimat, B.C. – April 22, 2015 – UFCW Canada Local 247 is proud to welcome workers at the Kitimat Recycling depot (KUTE) as the newest members of the Local Union. The BC Labour Relations Board certified the new Local 247 bargaining unit after a majority of workers voted "YES" to join the union.
Toronto – April 20, 2015 – According to a new study by the CIBC, profits for corporations in Canada have hit a 27-year high, however it does not seem as though the increased revenue in the form of profits has trickled down to workers, as Canada's economy shrunk, due to mass layoffs, store closures and a reluctance from corporations to invest into people.