Ottawa, Ont. — March 17, 2020 – A new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds that most workers in Canada lack access to paid leave and two out of three Canadians do not qualify for Employment Insurance (EI).
Montreal – March 16, 2020 – UFCW Local Unions in Quebec representing workers at RONA and Réno-Dépôt welcome the decision of parent company Lowe’s to create a new Commercial Sales Department in 14 RONA stores and 12 Réno-Dépôt stores whose staff are unionized with UFCW Locals 500 and 501.
Toronto – March 13, 2020 – The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) is calling for urgent action from all levels of government to ensure that Canadian workers do not have to choose between their health and economic wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Saskatoon, Sask. – March 12, 2020 – Dozens of UFCW Canada women activists and allies from across Saskatchewan recently gathered in Saskatoon for the annual Saskatchewan Women's Conference, hosted by UFCW Canada Local 1400.