Vaughan, Ont. – June 16, 2020 – When her province went into lockdown to address the COVID-19 pandemic, UFCW 1006A member Maria Cabral was among the thousands of workers in the meat processing sector who had to continue going to work every day.
Toronto – June 15, 2020 – After weeks of sustained activism, UFCW Canada has secured improved health and safety protections for workers in the food processing sector by working with the federal government to have union support recognized as an important factor in accessing Canada’s $77.5 million Emergency Processing Fund.
Ottawa – June 10, 2020 – Kaitlyn Henry is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship. Currently enrolled in the Practical Nursing program at Algonquin College in Ottawa, Kaitlyn is a proud UFCW Local 175 member who works at Rexall.
Toronto – June 9, 2020 – Ahead of this year’s National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, UFCW Canada’s Indigenous Sub-Committee held virtual meetings with federal elected officials to explore tangible ways in which the government can improve the working and living conditions of Indigenous union members and their communities.
Toronto – June 8, 2020 – UFCW Canada, the union for Uber drivers, participated in an Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) hearing on Friday, June 5 in an effort to help Uber Black drivers in Toronto take another step towards full union representation at work.