Toronto – April 1, 2020 – While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, UFCW Canada security members remain on the front lines of the crisis working hard to protect essential businesses, government buildings, and other facilities across the country.
Whether they work at G4S Secure Solutions, Condor, Paragon Security, Primary Response, ASP Security Services, VP Protection, ASG Security Group, the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires, GardaWorld, Impact Security Group, or airports throughout Canada, UFCW security members are playing a vital role in keeping Canadians and their families safe, and their efforts are all the more important in this time of uncertainty.
“As governments, public health officials, businesses, and citizens continue working together to contain the spread of COVID-19, the need for security services remains – and UFCW Canada security members are doing a fantastic job of rising to the occasion to keep everyone safe and secure,” says Paul Meinema, the national president of UFCW Canada.
“I would like to sincerely thank security members for their outstanding efforts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Your work on the front lines is not only appreciated by your union, but all Canadians,” the UFCW leader adds.
As the union for security guards, UFCW Canada represents thousands of security workers across the country. To read more about UFCW’s presence in the security sector, see our union’s latest Annual Report.
UFCW Canada is the country’s leading private sector union, representing more than 250,000 union members across Canada working in food retail and processing, transportation, health care, logistics, warehousing, agriculture, hospitality, manufacturing, and the security and professional sectors. UFCW is the country's most innovative organization dedicated to building fairness in workplaces and communities. UFCW Canada members are your neighbours who work at your local grocery stores, hotels, car rental agencies, nursing homes, restaurants, food processing plants, and thousands of other locations across the country.