Toronto – September 3, 2020 – Each year in September, workers, union activists, and our community allies join together on Labour Day to celebrate the hard-fought gains of working people and to advocate for improvements to the lives of all Canadians.
Winnipeg – September 1, 2020 – UFCW Local 832 has won a province-wide policy grievance regarding Loblaws’ decision to remove anti-fatigue mats from Uscan areas – also known as self-checkouts – in its Manitoba stores.
Toronto – August 31, 2020 – Activists from UFCW Canada’s Indigenous Sub-Committee recently gathered in fellowship and friendship through a virtual meeting with Traditional Indigenous Elder Dr. Duke Redbird, as part of the Myseum of Toronto’s “Ask an Elder” series.
Vancouver – August 29, 2020 – A new survey of attitudes and behaviours during the COVID-19 recovery finds that Canadians are worried the coronavirus pandemic will worsen as children head back to school in September, and amid perceptions that citizens are becoming more relaxed with their precautions.
Hamilton, Ont. – August 28, 2020 – UFCW Locals 175 & 633 and the UFCW Canada National Office recently participated in the City of Hamilton’s Task Force on Economic Recovery during COVID-19, where activists pushed for better pay and more workplace protections for frontline workers in UFCW core sectors.
Toronto – August 27, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on workers and families across the country, but in many ways it has been women who have faced the brunt of the pandemic’s economic fallout.