Mississauga, Ont. – February 18, 2017 – About 700 members working at YIG (Your Independent Grocer) stores in Northern Ontario recently achieved a new collective agreement, which includes wage increases, seniority improvements, and more.
Toronto – February 16, 2016 – UFCW Canada and UFCW Local Unions led the way at dozens of Pride Parades across the country in 2016. In advance of the 2017 Pride Season, UFCW Canada has produced a new resource guide – Creating a UFCW Canada Local Union Pride Committee.
Toronto – February 10, 2017 – The struggle to win union rights for medical cannabis workers in Canada has entered a new chapter, with the commencement of hearings at Ontario’s Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal (AFRAA Tribunal) for workers at MedReleaf in Markham, Ontario.
Toronto – February 9, 2017 – UFCW Canada activists joined more than 400 allies for a picket line rally at the Molson Brewery in Toronto, where members of CUBGW 325 (Canadian Union of Brewery and General Workers/NUPGE) were forced out on strike after the company’s refusal to bargain a fair contract.