Hamilton and Ottawa, Ont.– June 18, 2019 – Commissionaires security guards working at federal government buildings in Hamilton and Ottawa are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 333 after voting to join the union.
Toronto – June 17, 2019 – From June 11 to 12, UFCW Canada leaders, Indigenous members, and allies came together in Toronto for the UFCW Canada National Indigenous Peoples Conference, where participants engaged in two days of education and celebration of the upcoming National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.
Toronto – June 14, 2019 – UFCW Canada, the country’s leading private sector union, welcomes the recommendations of the federal Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare calling for a universal, single-payer pharmacare program that would make prescription drug coverage part of Canada’s publicly-funded health care system.
Rosemont, Que. – June 13, 2019 – Workers at the Rosemont Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC), who have been members of the United Food and Commercial Workers since December, have voted unanimously in favour of a strike mandate following negotiations between the union and the employer.
Toronto – June 13, 2019 – After another tremendous fundraising season that topped $2.3 million, the UFCW Canada union family of members, activists and Local Unions have altogether raised over $43.7 million over the past three decades for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Que. – June 10, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 501 members working at the Association chasse et pêche Martin-Pêcheur, a hunting and fishing association in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, have a new union contract that provides wage increases, higher premiums, and more.