The Supreme Court of British Columbia has given more than 70 Temporary Foreign Workers the go-ahead to proceed with their class-action suit against the company that operates Denny’s restaurants in British Columbia.
A broad and dynamic UFCW Canada delegation from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec recently joined more than 1,000 delegates from around the globe at the recently concluded Metropolis Conference 2012 in Toronto, Ontario. Among this year’s delegates were activists from UFCW Canada Locals 247, 401, 500, 501, 832, 1400 and the National Office.
TORONTO,ON - March 1, 2012 - A special assistance fund created in response to the recent Hampstead, Ontario tragedy that killed eleven workers and left three others seriously injured has now surpassed the $105,000 mark.
Together with the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), and the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC), the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada (FNCFCS), a UFCW Canada National Partner, has brought an historic child welfare case to the Federal Court of Canada.
The Commission des Droits de la Personne et Droits de la Jeunesse (Quebec Commission for Human Rights and Youth Rights) is asking the Quebec government to put an end to systemic discrimination against migrant workers.