Toronto – August 13, 2020 – As September fast approaches, provincial governments across the country are scrambling to reopen schools in order to get kids back into the classroom and help parents return to work.
Leamington, Ont. – August 12, 2020 – In response to the series of COVID-19 outbreaks at farming operations across Southwestern Ontario, UFCW Canada and the Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA) have partnered with ConquerCOVID19 and Legal Assistance of Windsor (LAW) to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) and food donations to temporary and migrant farm workers in Leamington, Ontario.
Calgary – August 11, 2020 – UFCW Local 401 is pleased to announce that Safeway members across Alberta have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new collective agreement. With more than half of the Local’s nearly 8,000-strong Safeway membership participating in the contract proposal and ratification processes, 90 percent voted to accept the company’s offer for a new union contract at Alberta Safeways.
Toronto – August 10, 2020 – A new report from UFCW Canada, the country’s leading advocate for agricultural workers, has called for urgent changes to protect the health, safety, and rights of tens of thousands of migrant agricultural workers who are essential to Canada’s food supply.
Toronto – August 7, 2020 – Canada’s leading union for food workers, UFCW Canada, has joined in solidarity with unions and labour allies around the world in calling on global food processing giant Cargill to stop preventing workers in Turkey from expressing their democratic right to join a union.