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.
Vancouver and Montreal – December 12, 2018 – UFCW Canada activists stepped up to raise awareness at December 6 Shoe Memorials in British Columbia and Quebec to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
Montreal – December 10, 2018 – UFCW Canada is proud to announce that applications to represent employees at SQDC cannabis retail locations in both Rosemont and Rimouski, Quebec have been certified by Quebec’s Administrative Labour Tribunal (Tribunal administratif du travail, or TAT).