Vancouver – December 20, 2017 – The British Columbia Labour Relations Board has ruled that Sobeys must pay roughly $300,000 in vacation entitlements to more than 500 UFCW Canada Local 1518 members. The ruling confirms the union’s interpretation of the Sobeys collective agreement regarding vacation pay.
Newmarket, Ont. – December 18, 2017 – Activists from UFCW Locals 175 and 1006A and the UFCW Canada National Office were out in full force at a York Region Council meeting on December 14 to stand up for public holidays for retail workers in the region.
Leamington, Ont. – December 16, 2017 – Workers at the Erie Glen Manor Retirement Residence in Leamington, Ontario are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 175 after recently voting to join the union.
Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, and Montreal – December 14, 2017 – Across the country, UFCW Canada activists stepped up to raise awareness at December 6 Shoe Memorials to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.