Youth activists from UFCW Canada Local Unions across the country recently met in Winnipeg for the second phase of the 2012 Youth Internship Program, which focused on building strength in the retail industry, and followed Phase One where the group met in the Western Region and Ontario.
Walmart workers, with the full encouragement of UFCW members and activists around the world, came out in force on “Black Friday” to make history by leading over 1,000 protests throughout the United States.
The CEDAW Report Card – administered by The West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) – grades the B.C. government on how well it has adhered to the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all forms for Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
UFCW activists from across Canada gathered in Toronto on November 8 and 9 to participate in the 11thUFCW Canada National Council Convention, and to celebrate the union’s tremendous accomplishments over the past five years.