Saint Malo, Man. – May 12, 2020 – UFCW Local 832 members working at Chalet Malouin, a seniors’ retirement home in Saint Malo, Manitoba, have ratified a new union contract that provides wage gains, an extra float day, and more.
Toronto – May 11, 2020 – Many in the media and elsewhere have been praising Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ford has certainly outshone most other conservative premiers in Canada, mainly by not being the belligerent bully he was during his first eighteen month as premier. But we can’t forget his government’s reckless actions in the lead up to this pandemic.
Toronto – May 7, 2020 – Food processing workers at meat plants across Canada are working hard on the front lines to make protein products for families and neighbourhoods across the country. And now, amidst the COVID-19 health crisis, they need your support.
Toronto – May 6, 2020 – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, UFCW Canada has released a new health and safety resource for workers who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, as well as those who believe they may have contracted the virus while performing work duties.
Ottawa – May 5, 2020 – UFCW Canada National President Paul Meinema appeared on Global TV’s The West Block this past Sunday to discuss the recent outbreaks of COVID-19 at two Alberta meat-packing plants represented by UFCW, and to talk about the measures that our union is calling for to better protect the health and safety of workers at the plants.
Vancouver – May 4, 2020 – A new Angus Reid survey on Canadian attitudes and behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic finds that the coronavirus has dramatically changed grocery shopping habits in Canada, with families saying they are buying more food and spending more on groceries than is normally the case.