Toronto – May 21, 2020 – While Canada is still in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, our efforts in physical distancing and other measures have helped slow the spread of the coronavirus, to the point where governments are now looking at slowly reopening parts of the economy.
Washington, D.C. – May 20, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the deadline to apply for the 2020 UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship, worth up to $8,000, has been extended to July to give applicants more time to complete their applications.
Guelph, Ont. – May 16, 2020 – New analyses from food manufacturing and retail expert Kevin Grier reveal that prices, production, and profit margins in Canada’s meat processing industry have changed substantially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with pork prices collapsing, chicken demand increasing, and beef production taking a major hit in April.
Toronto – May 15, 2020 – We’re UFCW union members and your neighbours on the frontline, working day and night across the country to make sure you have the food, healthcare, security and vital services you need to stay safe during the COVID-19 crisis.
Toronto – May 14, 2020 – With the COVID-19 pandemic presenting a range of new stressors and challenges for workers across the country, UFCW Canada has launched a new series of webinars aimed at helping Canadians maintain their mental health in this time of crisis.
Toronto – May 13, 2020 – May 17 marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Created in 2004, IDAHOBIT seeks to raise awareness of the discrimination and violence that is experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, and two-spirit (LGBTQI2S) persons around the world.