Politics Blog: We need to support Indigenous fishers in Canada
St. Mary’s Bay, N.S. – October 24, 2020 – Mi’kmaq fishers in Nova Scotia are experiencing violence, vandalism, and harassment and are being denied gas and equipment as they attempt to carry out their treaty rights and earn a modest living.
Canada’s labour movement launches new national survey on workplace violence and harassment
Ottawa – October 23, 2020 – Continuing the work of the UFCW Canada Women and Gender Equity Committee (WGE), the Canadian Labour Congress, in partnership with two universities, has launched a new national survey on workplace violence and harassment that will help advance the WGE Committee’s work tackling sexual harassment and building safer workplaces.
Health care members at Cooperative Home Services LSJE secure gains – UFCW 501
Alma, Que. — October 22, 2020 — After a difficult negotiation process requiring a dozen meetings and conciliation, UFCW Local 501 members working at Cooperative Home Services Lac-Saint-Jean Est (LSJE) have achieved a new collective agreement that provides better wages, additional vacation time, and more.
UFCW Ontario Provincial Council urges province to support workers during COVID-19
Toronto – October 20, 2020 – The UFCW Canada Ontario Provincial Council recently made a submission to the Government of Ontario putting forward our union’s recommendations for the province’s fall 2020 budget.
More retail workers at Chapters-Indigo join the union – UFCW 247
Coquitlam, B.C. – October 19, 2020 – Workers at the Chapters-Indigo location in Coquitlam, British Columbia are among the newest members of UFCW Local 247 after recently saying “Yes!” to joining the union.
Get your walking shoes on to support the LLSC today!
Toronto – October 17, 2020 – Ride your bike, walk your dog, or just go for a daily stroll down the street to join the UFCW Canada fundraising team in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).