Toronto – April 25, 2017– Each year on April 28, Canadians from across the country gather to light candles, wear ribbons, and remember the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured, or made ill as a result of work-related incidents.
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.
Dhaka, Bangladesh – February 16, 2016 – A new report slams the government of Bangladesh for failing to comply with agreements made after the Rana Plaza tragedy to ensure workplace safety and the right of workers to form unions without reprisal.
Rangiuru, New Zealand – February 8, 2016 – UFCW Canada is calling on all activists to show their support for workers at Talley’s/AFFCO meat plants in New Zealand, where their safety and labour rights are under attack by their employer.
Toronto – January 14, 2016 – The project manager who oversaw the Toronto construction crew involved in a deadly 2009 Christmas Eve scaffold tragedy – in which four migrant workers were killed and another seriously injured – has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison.