UFCW Canada Local 401 has teamed up with the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) and other leading civil society organizations to help one of the province’s most service deprived communities find hope through an inspiring project called “Operation Hockey”.
As Canadians appear to be headed to the polls early in May, perhaps now is the time to reflect on this Parliament, Canada’s 40th Parliament, and determine what needs to be done to prevent a repeat in the 41st Parliament.
UFCW Canada National President says, “At a time when Canadians clearly don’t want an election, Harper is taking us there.”
Canada’s largest private sector union, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), is gearing up its coast to coast membership for a spring election after the Harper government unveiled a budget that clearly fails working families.
UFCW Canada Local 175 members are on strike against their employer National Car Rental, a subsidiary of Enterprise Rent-A-Car which is owned by the privately owned multi-million dollar company Crawford Group Inc.
It has been more than fifty years since the most unspeakable racist incidents occurred in South Africa, shocking the whole world and prompting the United Nations to declare March 21, as a commemorative date to observe the International Day for the elimination of racial discrimination. This incident screamed the word "racism" as a gigantic billboard to challenge humanity with the consequences of intolerance.