Workers at a Shoppers Drug Mart in Calgary have become the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 401 after a majority of the employees voted to join the union. The certification was issued by the Alberta Labour Relations Board on September 30.
Critics, activists, and the public have denounced the latest Hudak Tory election scheme to divide Ontario communities by distributing arguably homophobic campaign flyers around the Greater Toronto Area.
Staff of the AWA are scheduled to meet with officials from the Norfolk General Hospital to discuss the death of a Mexican migrant worker who died a day after he was discharged from the southwestern Ontario hospital.
The Agriculture Workers Alliance and Canada’s largest private-sector union, UFCW Canada, have joined the campaign for democracy that calls on the Harper Government to support Canadian Food, Canadian Farmers and the Canadian Wheat Board
The Ontario NDP has pledged to restore the rights of Ontario farm workers that were stripped away by the Harris Conservative government in 1995, if Andrea Horwath and her party form the next Ontario government. On September 25, the Ontario NDP leader signed a pledge to restore the collective bargaining and unionization rights of agriculture workers in Ontario: rights they last had under a previous Ontario NDP government.