TORONTO – October 17, 2018 — While adult consumers now have the right to legally purchase cannabis, what about the workplace rights and safety of the thousands of cannabis workers at the centre of this burgeoning Canadian industry?
Washington, D.C. – October 13, 2018 – OUTreach, the UFCW constituency group for LGBTQI2S members and allies, is offering five scholarships for UFCW members to attend the 2019 Creating Change Conference in Detroit, Michigan from January 23-27.
Trois-Rivières, Que. – October 11, 2018 – UFCW Canada Local 500 members working at the IGA Famille Paquette in Trois-Rivières have ratified their first collective agreement. The bargaining unit was certified in April 2018.
Windsor, Ont. – October 11, 2018 – UFCW Local 175 leadership recently met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Windsor, Ontario to discuss USMCA, the new trade deal between Canada, the United States and Mexico, and other pressing issues facing the membership.
Thorold, Ont. – October 10, 2018 – UFCW Canada members across the country are raving about the union's ground-breaking online education program, webCampusPLUS, which offers free online courses to all UFCW Canada members, their family members, and community partners.