UFCW Local 401 takes legal action to stop Cargill High River from reopening amid COVID-19 outbreak
May 01, 2020 17:37 ET | UFCW Local 401
CALGARY, Alberta, May 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While nearly half of Cargill’s 2,000 High River employees tested positive for COVID-19, Cargill announced on Wednesday their intention to reopen...
UFCW members gain wage premiums, more safety protections at Olymel, Cargill, Maple Leaf Foods
March 24, 2020 18:39 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s voice of food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada), is proud to announce that national and local union...
Food workers’ union welcomes Canadian Agri-food pilot
July 12, 2019 13:16 ET | UFCW Canada
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) welcomes the federal government’s announcement regarding an agri-food pilot that...
Workers at Tim Hortons gain better wages, job security by joining the union
July 11, 2019 16:18 ET | UFCW Canada
FORT FRANCES, Ontario, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tim Hortons employees in Fort Frances, Ontario have gained better wages, job security, and seniority rights by joining the United Food and...
Food workers’ union welcomes Food Policy for Canada
June 18, 2019 16:26 ET | UFCW Canada
MONTREAL, June 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The voice of Canada’s food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW), welcomes the announcement of the Food Policy for Canada. The UFCW...
Les TUAC Canada se réjouissent de la nouvelle initiative visant à contrer les mauvais traitements infligés aux travailleurs migrants
June 04, 2019 13:45 ET | TUAC Canada
OTTAWA, 04 juin 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Les TUAC Canada, le principal défenseur et syndicat des travailleurs migrants et temporaires au pays, se réjouit d'une nouvelle initiative gouvernementale...
UFCW Canada welcomes new initiative to counter migrant worker abuse
June 04, 2019 13:45 ET | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, June 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW Canada, the country’s leading advocate and union for migrant and temporary workers, welcomes a new government work permit initiative to protect migrant...
Call centre employees go union with UFCW Canada and become first unionized workers in Ontario’s cannabis sector
March 12, 2019 15:42 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, March 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, workers at the call centre for the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) voted overwhelmingly in favour of unionization with UFCW Canada (United Food and...
Canada's food workers "betrayed" by USMCA and its impact on dairy and poultry sectors, says UFCW Canada Leader
October 01, 2018 19:04 ET | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The national leader of Canada’s food workers union says the trade deal with U.S. and Mexico will weaken Canada’s food system and create uncertainty for...
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Pay inequity major issue as workers set to strike at Moose Jaw Co-op
October 01, 2018 17:51 ET | UFCW Canada
MOOSE JAW, Saskatchewan, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Union members at five Moose Jaw Co-op locations are heading to the picket line to address a number of contract issues — including the...