Toronto – April 29, 2021 – Along with allies from the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL), Justice for Migrant Workers (J4MW), Migrant Workers Alliance, and Ryerson University, UFCW Canada will host a three-part series that explores the experiences of migrant agricultural workers in Ontario.
Ottawa – April 27, 2021 – After two years without a budget, and with COVID-19 wreaking havoc in many parts of the country, one could have expected a budget that was transformational in addressing the issues laid bare by the pandemic.
Brampton, Ont. – April 26, 2021 – UFCW 1006A members at NexCycle Plastics in Brampton, Ontario have voted to ratify a new union contract with important gains after successfully pushing back against harmful concessions proposed by the company.
Toronto – April 23, 2021 – As Kevin Grier Analysis and Consulting continues to breakdown 2020 data on consumer-packaged goods (CPG) in the food sector, the numbers indicate that $15.5 billion, or 37 percent, of manufacturer sales were exported.
New Westminster, B.C. – April 22, 2021 – UFCW 1518 has called on BC municipalities to grant free short-term parking to app-based delivery drivers while they work. The union’s request is made in partnership with drivers for Uber Eats, DoorDash, and other platforms who make a living bringing food and other supplies to people during COVID-19.
Ottawa – April 21, 2021 – This year, the National Day of Mourning – April 28 takes on a whole new meaning, with many of us knowing a co-worker, friend, or family member who has been personally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.