Ottawa – July 31, 2020 – Support the expansion of Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefits in Canada by helping to achieve a fairer system for workers. Show your support for extending EI sickness benefits by sending a letter to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough.
Toronto – July 29, 2020 – UFCW Canada members across the country continue to rave about the union's ground-breaking online education program, webCampus, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic as more members find themselves at home.
Toronto – July 28, 2020 – The deadline for the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) / American Income Life (AIL) Jack Layton Scholarship, which includes two awards at $2,500 each, is rapidly approaching on August 24. UFCW Canada members and full-time post-secondary students in Ontario are welcome and encouraged to apply in advance of the deadline.
Saint-Félicien, Que. – July 27, 2020 – Despite the difficulties presented by COVID-19, UFCW Local 501 members working at Metro Boutin in Saint-Félicien, Quebec have achieved their first union contract, which provides wage increases, additional vacation time, and more.
Regina, Sask. – July 25, 2020 – After a long delay, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has finally introduced a budget. However, the right-wing leader’s fiscal plan offers little in the way of relief for the people of Saskatchewan as the province struggles to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toronto – July 24, 2020 – Attention all UFCW young members and allies: global unions have joined together to amplify the voices of young workers during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic in a series of webinars, and the next webinar will be held on July 28.