Edmonton – August 5, 2020 – When Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party (UCP) won Alberta’s provincial election in 2019, workers and the labour movement braced themselves for the inevitable assault on their rights.
Ottawa – July 31, 2020 – Support the expansion of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits in Canada by helping to achieve a fairer system for workers. Show your support for expanding EI benefits, including sickness benefits, by sending a letter to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough.
Toronto – July 29, 2020 – UFCW Canada members across the country continue to rave about the union's ground-breaking online education program, webCampus, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic as more members find themselves at home.
Toronto – July 28, 2020 – The deadline for the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) / American Income Life (AIL) Jack Layton Scholarship, which includes two awards at $2,500 each, is rapidly approaching on August 24. UFCW Canada members and full-time post-secondary students in Ontario are welcome and encouraged to apply in advance of the deadline.
Saint-Félicien, Que. – July 27, 2020 – Despite the difficulties presented by COVID-19, UFCW Local 501 members working at Metro Boutin in Saint-Félicien, Quebec have achieved their first union contract, which provides wage increases, additional vacation time, and more.