Politics Blog: Parliament needs to focus on working together, not planning the next election
Ottawa – February 9, 2021 – Since last fall, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been anxious for a federal election. His attempts to bring down the House of Commons failed due to NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, but Trudeau is intent on trying again this spring.
UFCW Canada expresses solidarity with Dutch supermarket workers in their fight for respect
Toronto – February 5, 2021 – The union for grocery and food workers, UFCW Canada, expresses their support of Dutch supermarket workers who are being undermined in negotiations by the Supermarket Employer’s Association.
UFCW 175 President Shawn Haggerty sounds call to action on long-term care crisis
Mississauga, Ont. – February 3, 2021 – In a scathing rebuke of the Ford government’s response to the crisis unfolding in Ontario’s long-term care homes, UFCW 175 President Shawn Haggerty wants to see an end to a system where profits are put before people.
Jeff Traeger elected UFCW International Vice-President
Washington, D.C. – January 27, 2021 – UFCW Canada congratulates UFCW Local 832 President Jeff Traeger on his election to the UFCW Executive Board as International Vice-President. Brother Traeger was sworn into office during the board’s virtual meeting on January 26, 2021.