Montreal – April 10, 2019 – Activists from UFCW Canada Locals 832 and 500 recently joined the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) and the UFCW Canada Human Rights, Equity, and Diversity Department to visit the CFACQ Centre in Montreal – a facility that provides training opportunities for diverse communities, including workers with disabilities.
Grimsby, Ont. – April 9, 2019 – Richard White has been a proud, long-standing member of UFCW Canada Local 175 for decades. He works at the Fearman’s Pork plant in Burlington, Ontario and became active as a union steward in 2003. Like many other UFCW members, Richard also likes to get involved in his community.
Toronto – April 8, 2019 – On April 9, UFCW Canada activists from across the country will join in observing Equal Pay Day – a day that represents how far into the next year a woman must work to earn the same amount made by a man in the previous year.
London and Windsor, Ontario – April 6, 2019 – Warehouse clerks at The Beer Store in London and Windsor have voted unanimously to ratify their second collective agreement as proud members of UFCW Canada Local 12R24.
Toronto – April 5, 2019 – Each year, the International Day of Pink is observed on the second Wednesday of April. For 2019, #DayOfPink takes place on April 10. As part of this global initiative, supporters wear pink to stand against bullying and discrimination.
Granby, Que. – April 4, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 1991P members working at the Cascades plant in Granby, Quebec have achieved a new union contract that provides higher wages, better benefits, and more time off.
Calgary – April 3, 2019 – Following the successful “It’s Yours Members’ Conference,” where hundreds of UFCW Local 401 activists gathered in Calgary to explore community activism, political engagement, and how to bring about positive change, teams of UFCW 401 activists hit the doorsteps of fellow members to discuss the Alberta election, scheduled for April 16.