Campbellville, Ont. – May 23, 2014 – UFCW Canada members across Ontario are encouraged to support blood cancer research by participating in the annual Returns for Leukemia bottle drive on the weekend of May 24-25, 2014.
Toronto – May 9, 2014 – The Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario (ACBO) has released a report supporting the call for equitable access for agriculture workers to the same labour rights and workplace benefits as other workers in Ontario.
Chicoutimi, Que.– May 6, 2014 – Over three-dozen chambermaids at The Montagnais Hotel and Convention Center in Chicoutimi, Quebec have achieved a new five-year collective agreement after ratifying the agreement-in-principle reached between UFCW Canada Local 509 and GDI Services – the company that owns the hotel – earlier this year. The contract will be effective until 2018.
Toronto – May 9, 2014 – Over the past decade, there has been a significant increase of wealth in this country. However, the vast majority of the new wealth generated by the economy has increasingly gone to a tiny proportion of the population – the Wealthy 86. They are the richest 86 people in the country, and they control a third of all the wealth in Canada.