Toronto – March 20, 2019 – Recent media reports of consumers being forced to use self-checkouts at retail stores across Canada suggest that some major retailers are becoming increasingly out of touch with their customers’ needs and preferences.
Future Skills initiative should focus on needs of workers
Toronto – March 18, 2019 – In the age of automation, artificial intelligence, and robotics, we know that new and emerging technologies are impacting every aspect of Canadians’ lives, particularly the workplace.
Hospitality members at Manitoulin Hotel & Conference Centre win gains
Little Current, Ont. – March 16, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 1006A members working at the Manitoulin Hotel & Conference Centre in Little Current, Ontario have achieved a new union contract that provides wage gains, better benefits, and more.
UFCW observes International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21
Toronto – March 15, 2019 – March 21 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a day to commemorate the victims of the 1960 Sharpeville massacre in South Africa, and acknowledge the struggles faced by racialized and Indigenous communities around the world.
Service members at Indigo Park secure better wages, benefits – UFCW 501
Quebec City – March 14, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 501 members working at Indigo Park locations across Quebec City have ratified a new collective agreement that includes wage gains, higher premiums, and more.