More permanent residency (PR) opportunities for migrants welcomed but much more action needed, says UFCW union
April 15, 2021 12:55 ET | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The voice of Canada’s food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), welcomes the announcement by the federal government to create an...
Ruling by the UK supreme court on Uber employment status should have ripple effects across the globe
February 22, 2021 15:39 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The UK supreme court handed down its decision on Friday that rules Uber drivers are employees and not self-employed as the company has tried to argue for...
UFCW Local 832 calls on Loblaw and the Province of Manitoba to Cancel No Tax Sale on Non-Essential Goods
April 22, 2020 10:31 ET | UFCW Local 832
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW Local 832 has been informed by representatives of Loblaw that their Superstores in Manitoba will be having a “No Tax Sale” from April 24th...
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Les TUAC demandent au gouvernement fédéral de protéger le secteur canadien de la viande à la suite de l'incident des certificats d’exportation
June 27, 2019 10:22 ET | TUAC Canada
TORONTO, 27 juin 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Les TUAC Canada, le principal syndicat des travailleurs du secteur de la viande au pays, demandent au gouvernement fédéral d'agir rapidement en réponse à...
UFCW calls on federal government to protect Canada’s meat sector in wake of certificate mishap
June 27, 2019 10:22 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, June 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW Canada, the country’s leading union for workers in the meat sector, is calling for swift action from the federal government in response to China’s ban...
Toronto Uber drivers join UFCW Canada, calling for fair pay, respect
June 26, 2019 14:19 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amidst a major unionization drive that has seen hundreds of Uber drivers in Toronto join UFCW Canada, Uber drivers and their union held a media conference...
Beer Store Warehouse Clerks in London and Windsor Vote to Ratify – UFCW 12R24
April 02, 2019 17:01 ET | UFCW Canada Local 12R24
LONDON, Ontario, April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beer Store Warehouse Clerks in London and Windsor, Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 12R24, have voted unanimously to...
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...
Ford government’s “Open for Business Act” shuts down fairness for Ontario working families, says UFCW Canada national president
October 23, 2018 19:42 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The plan by the Ontario Ford Conservative government to repeal recent workplace gains for millions of Ontario workers, “will harm vulnerable workers and be...
Canada’s poverty reduction strategy “missing key ingredient,” says national union leader
August 22, 2018 17:45 ET | UFCW Canada
Paul MeinemaNational President, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada) OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As one of Canada’s leading unions, we certainly welcome the federal...