Toronto – April 7, 2015 – A new report reveals the impact that income and gender inequality have in enforcing poverty, citing that the government can use surplus finances to fight poverty and wage inequality.
Toronto – March 23, 2015 – Walmart is responding to allegations of gender pay inequality by introducing a new Women Owned label to be applied to products from women-owned companies, in a marketing ploy that does nothing to address issues faced by female workers at the retail giant.
Toronto – March 2, 2015 – International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually across the world every March 8th. The origins of International Women’s Day arose from the struggles that women faced at the turn of the 20th century, including dangerous working conditions, long work hours, meager pay, and no right to vote.
Toronto – February 19, 2015 – UFCW Canada activists joined other community members across the country, to take part in the February 14th Annual Memorial Marches in honour of more than 1,200 missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.