UFCW 1518
BC Bud Union Grows
April 09, 2024 09:33 ET | UFCW Canada
Trees Cannabis Makes History as First Private Wall-to-Wall Unionized Cannabis Chain in British Columbia by joining UFCW 1518
UFCW Canada celebrates bargaining success at Seed & Stone cannabis
November 29, 2022 10:12 ET | UFCW Canada
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Budtenders and staff at three Seed & Stone cannabis shops are celebrating after unanimously voting in favour of their first...
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First Private-Sector Cannabis Retail Workers on Mainland Unionize
March 14, 2022 16:06 ET | UFCW 1518
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Workers at an East Hastings cannabis shop are venturing into green territory after a union vote last week. Together, staff decided to...
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More Original Farm Budtenders Join UFCW 1518 and Win Common Employer Application
February 03, 2022 10:22 ET | UFCW 1518
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The BC Bud Union, a division of UFCW 1518, has grown its power significantly after 14 cannabis workers at the Original Farm Hillside...
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Budtender Fired for Unionizing Gets Job Back — UFCW 1518
November 26, 2021 11:32 ET | UFCW 1518
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Nov. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Budtender in Victoria will be going back to work on Friday after he was fired three weeks ago. Niko Kruzel works as a Budtender at...
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UFCW 1518 Welcomes Budtenders at Trees Cannabis
June 24, 2021 15:26 ET | UFCW 1518
VICTORIA, British Columbia, June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Workers at Trees Cannabis have voted to join other budtenders as part of the BC Bud division of UFCW 1518. These workers have been...
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Cannabis Growing Operation First to Unionize in Canada with UFCW 1518
March 31, 2021 16:26 ET | UFCW 1518
PEACHLAND, British Columbia, March 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW 1518 crossed a new milestone today as workers at Potanicals Green Growers joined the union and ratified their first collective...
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Clarity Cannabis Budtenders Vote in First Collective Agreement with Major Workplace Improvements
February 26, 2021 14:24 ET | UFCW 1518
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Budtenders at Clarity Cannabis ratified their first collective agreement on February 25. The contract ushers in major wage and workplace...
UFCW Canada challenges Ontario’s exclusion of cannabis workers from the right to unionize
October 29, 2019 10:07 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) has launched a constitutional challenge to the Ontario government’s exclusion of workers engaged...
Rights of cannabis workers must be respected too, says cannabis union
October 17, 2018 13:54 ET | UFCW Canada
Commentary by Paul Meinema, National PresidentUnited Food and Commercial Workers Union – UFCW Canada TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While adult consumers now have the right to legally...