Montreal – July 5, 2017 – A new report exposes recruitment practices that saddle many Guatemalan agricultural workers recruited to Quebec with heavy debt and a fear of complaining about unsafe or unjust working conditions.
Ottawa – June 28, 2017 – UFCW Canada recently joined dozens of food activists and industry experts at the Infinity Convention Centre in Ottawa for the Government of Canada’s “A Food Policy for Canada” Summit.
Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ont. – June 5, 2017 – UFCW Canada activists attended the 9th Annual Migrant Farm Worker Summer Festival and Information Fair this past weekend to support seasonal agriculture workers labouring in Ontario.
Vancouver – January 25, 2017 – The British Columbia Labour Relations Board (BCLRB) has upheld charges that the owners of a B.C. agriculture operation broke the labour laws in attempting to derail the union rights of migrant agriculture workers at Floralia Plant Growers Limited in the Lower Mainland. The workers are members of UFCW Canada Local 1518.
Toronto – January 6, 2017 – When it comes to workplace safety and rights for cannabis workers in Canada, the recent report by the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation leaves some labour advocates a bit dazed and confused.
Toronto – December 20, 2016 – UFCW Canada and Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA) activists recently joined labour allies from Canada, the United States, and Mexico for the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation's Tri National Conference, held in Toronto.