Saint-Damase (Que.) – May 9, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 1991P members working at Agropur (Damafro) in Saint-Damase, Quebec have achieved a new union contract that provides wage increases and job security.
Washington, D.C. – May 7, 2019 – UFCW OUTreach, a constituency group dedicated to building mutual support between the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) community and our union, recently held its annual awards gala to celebrate UFCW activists who have championed LGBTQ+ rights in their workplaces, organizations, and communities.
Toronto – May 6, 2019 – Every May, workers across Canada honour Asian Heritage Month, which celebrates the long, rich, and ever-growing history of Asian Canadians and their continuous contributions to the cultural fabric of our country.
Calgary – May 4, 2019 – As one of Alberta’s largest and fastest-growing unions, UFCW Canada Local 401 has learned to organize in bold and innovative ways, helping hundreds of workers join the union each year. Recently, UFCW 401 members gathered in Calgary for a week-long union organizer training session.
Campbellville, Ont. – May 3, 2019 – Attention all UFCW Canada activists and allies: UFCW Canada Local 12R24 members need your support, in the face of an Ontario government proposal to undermine The Beer Store and the good union jobs of more than 7,000 UFCW members who work there.
Toronto – May 2, 2019 – UFCW Canada activists from across Ontario joined thousands of health care professionals and community and labour allies at a major rally in support of keeping Ontario’s health care system public.
Ottawa – May 1, 2019 – A recent report from Statistics Canada projects that over the next 17 years, the percentage of people over the age of 15 who are working or looking for work (known as the participation rate) will drop.