Toronto – August 3, 2022 – Despite underproducing by nearly 5 percent during the country’s latest quota period, Canada's chicken market is up nearly 8 percent year-over-year, which is good news for domestic suppliers as import problems persist.
Surrey, B.C. – August 2, 2022 – UFCW 247 member-dependent Dorsa Mir Mohammad Sadeghi is a trailblazer in her family as the first to attend university in Canada where she intends to pursue a career in dentistry after completing her Bachelor of Science degree at Simon Fraser University (SFU).
Toronto – July 29, 2022 – UFCW Canada and Uber held their second quarterly meeting to address health and safety, representation, and advocacy issues, marking six months since the two parties signed a historic national agreement to better serve drivers on the platform.
Elmvale, Ont. – July 28, 2022 – Health care members at Revera Sara Vista Long-Term Care Home can breathe a sigh of relief after securing a new three-year contract that increases wages, shift premiums, and more, which is good news for an embattled sector that has been grappling with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Saint-Félicien, Que. – July 27, 2022 – UFCW Local 501 members working at Usine de congélation de Saint-Félicien have ratified a new collective agreement that provides wage gains, additional vacation time, and more.
Hamilton, Ont. – July 26, 2022 – Workers at Darling International’s processing plant recently voted to join UFCW Local 1006A, weeks after members in the company’s fleet division also opted for unionization.
Ottawa – July 25, 2022 – Another victory has been achieved through UFCW’s advocacy for drivers and delivery people on the Uber platform, this time involving an Uber Eats courier who was deactivated without being able to explain his side of the story.