Saskatoon, Sask. – Dec. 21, 2018 – Labour activists, community allies, and family members came out in force to support UFCW Local 1400 members at Saskatoon Co-op on December 20, calling on Co-op CEOs Grant Wicks and Scott Banda to “Stop the Greed” and negotiate a fair contract as part of a major solidarity rally.
Toronto – December 17, 2018 – Canada’s food workers’ union, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), is calling on the federal government to stand up for the rights of migrant and temporary foreign workers by enacting urgent reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), and the program’s primary agricultural stream in particular.
Abbotsford, B.C. – December 14, 2018 – Food processing workers at Snowcrest Foods, who are members of UFCW Canada Local 1518, have ratified a new contract that provides big gains on wages, leaves, premiums, and more.