Ottawa – October 1, 2020 – We need high quality, accessible, and public childcare now. Send a message to your local Member of Parliament, and Canada’s federal party leaders, urging them to make universal childcare a reality for all families.
New Westminster, B.C. – September 11, 2020 – On September 9, Uber announced that they will seek approval to expand into Victoria and Kelowna, British Columbia. The company has applied to the province’s Passenger Transportation Board for the right to operate in these cities, and the union for Uber drivers in B.C. – UFCW 1518 – is urging Uber and the board to recognize drivers as employees.
Toronto – August 21, 2020 – Calling all UFCW Canada activists, family members, and allies! Your urgent support is needed to help save Ontario’s Deposit Return Program (ODRP) for beer, wine, and liquor containers – a world class recycling program proudly run by UFCW Local 12R24 members at The Beer Store.
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.
Toronto – June 26, 2020 – UFCW Canada welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling that Uber’s mandatory arbitration process is invalid and inaccessible to drivers – paving the way for Uber drivers to be recognized as employees.