UFCW Canada is calling on all activists to support their Brothers and Sisters from the United Steelworkers by telling the Bank of Montreal to stop bankrolling the attack on Infinity Rubber workers in Etobicoke, Ontario.
A broad and dynamic UFCW Canada delegation from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec recently joined more than 1,000 delegates from around the globe at the recently concluded Metropolis Conference 2012 in Toronto, Ontario. Among this year’s delegates were activists from UFCW Canada Locals 247, 401, 500, 501, 832, 1400 and the National Office.
UFCW Canada has been informed that Loblaw is telling workers in several provinces to complete a “Loblaw Reward Survey”.
Loblaw workers need to know that UFCW Canada is very concerned about this survey, and your union feels this survey is tainted and may be used as a tool by the company to undermine your collective agreements, and to cut the benefits you and your coworkers deserve and have rightfully earned.
A newly released study confirms what Sisters who have attended already know: that the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour’sPrairie School for Union Women (PSUW) provides important benefits to the working women of the province. The study was conducted by University of Regina faculty member, Dr. Cindy Hanson.
NDP Leadership candidate Thomas Mulcair has announced his support for a petition that calls on the federal government to review the sale of Zellers to Target, and to join the www.targetfairness.ca campaign in asking the retailer for fairness when it comes to respecting the seniority, wages and benefits of Zellers workers.
Just a month after the terrible Hampstead, Ontario tragedy, another highway collision involving migrant workers has claimed the lives of four Filipino migrant workers and left another seriously injured after a head-on collision on the Queen Elizabeth highway between Edmonton and Calgary. All five victims of the accident were employed as temporary foreign workers in Edmonton.
The deadline for this year’s CALM Awards submissions is rapidly approaching.
The CALM Awards are open to all members and associate members of the Canadian Association of Labour Media, and Local Unions are invited to submit their best print and electronic publications from last year to CALM before March 31, 2012.