New Westminster, B.C. – May 13, 2019 – Hospitality workers at River’s Reach Pub in New Westminster, British Columbia are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 1518 after recently voting to join the union.
Campbellville, Ont. – May 10, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 12R24 has launched a campaign to raise public awareness about the high costs to beer lovers, communities, and taxpayers if Premier Ford continues to use alcohol retailing to distract voters from more urgent problems like health and education cuts.
Calgary – May 10, 2019 – UFCW activists from across Western Canada gathered at the UFCW Local 401 office in Calgary from April 15 to 16 to participate in two days of capacity building, knowledge sharing, and planning for future growth.
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.