Mississauga, Ont. – February 3, 2023 – Over 260 manufacturing workers at Amcor Rigid Packaging are celebrating an organizing victory four months in the making after the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) counted segregated ballots in dispute since September 2022, sealing the workers victory.
Vancouver – February 2, 2023 – UFCW 1518 members at the Source Office Furniture are celebrating a new contract after ratifying a collective agreement that improves wages, premiums, bereavement leave and more.
Toronto – February 1, 2023 – Every February, we honour Black History Month by reflecting on the past and present contributions and challenges faced by Black people in Canada. This month is a time for all Canadians to educate ourselves on the history of Black enslavement and discrimination in our country, and how anti-Black racism is still deeply entrenched in Canadian institutions.
Calgary – January 27, 2023 – Umair Ahad is the founder of the Pamir Canadian Multiculturalism Council (PCMC) and is a 2022 UFCW Canada Equity Grant Recipient. PCMC is a Calgary-based, non-profit organization that works to provide services in education, environment, project/program management, refugee resettlement, LGBTQ+ and social activism nationally and internationally.
Calgary – January 26, 2023 – UFCW 401 members at Core-Mark facilities in Calgary and Edmonton showed perseverance and resolve in securing a new collective agreement, pushing the company to do better after rejecting its initial offer and mulling a strike vote.
Toronto – January 25, 2023 – On January 29, 2017, six worshippers lost their lives at a Québec City mosque. Ibrahima Barry, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Abdelkrim Hassane, Azzedine Soufiane, and Aboubaker Thabti were fathers, sons, husbands, brothers, and community members.