Toronto – December 7, 2020 – The lack of concrete action from conservative premiers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario in fighting the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic shows that political concerns override public health concerns when conservatives are in power.
Toronto – December 5, 2020 – UFCW recently advocated for increased financial support for workers in the airline sector as part of a New Democratic Party roundtable discussion exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on this important industry.
Toronto – December 4, 2020 – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on, some good news has emerged regarding vaccines that could help combat the coronavirus, as multiple companies have developed vaccine candidates that are currently being reviewed by health authorities and that may be distributed within weeks.
Toronto – December 3, 2020 – Each year on December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, we mourn the loss and honour the memory of the 14 women students at Montreal’s École Polytechnique, who in 1989 were viciously murdered by a lone gunman simply because they were women.
Toronto – December 2, 2020 – December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Commemorated by the United Nations since 1992, on this day we affirm our commitment to continue fighting for disability inclusion at work and in society at large.
Napanee, Ont. – December 1, 2020 – UFCW Locals 175 & 633 members working at The Riverine retirement home in Napanee, Ontario have achieved their first collective agreement as UFCW Canada members – bringing wage gains, language improvements, paid sick days, and more.