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A progressive and inclusive organization that is dedicated to workers’ rights & a better future for members and their families.
Activists build momentum to close the gender wage gap
January 17, 2017
UFCW Canada activists recently met with allies in the Ontario Equal Pay Coalition to strategize for the year ahead to end the gender wage gap that is so prevalent in non-union workplaces.
gender wage gap strategy
Ontario Equal Pay Coalition
November 25 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
November 22, 2016
On November 25 at 12 p.m. EST, join UFCW Canada on Twitter and Facebook and show your support to the #NotOkay campaign.
Violence Against Women and Girls
international day for the elimination of violence against women
UFCW Canada activists show their Pride in nation's capital
August 24, 2016
The rain couldn't damper the spirits of UFCW Canada activists who participated in this year's Capital Pride parade in Ottawa.
Labour Day celebrations -- September 5
August 19, 2016
On September 5, share the celebration and the solidarity with UFCW Canada members, activists, family members, and labour allies at Labour Day marches, rallies, picnics and gatherings across the land.
Labour Day 2016
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples -- August 9
August 5, 2016
Each year, on August 9, the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is observed to promote and acknowledge the rights of the world's indigenous communities.
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
Jason Kenney will take Alberta back to the 20th century
July 21, 2016
Harper fanboy Jason Kenney wants to be the next premier of Alberta and turn the clock back on LBTQ rights, women's rights, and bring back Big Oil.
Alberta Progressive Conservative Party
Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership
Why no conservative outrage over Saskatchewan's credit downgrade?
July 8, 2016
When Ontario and Alberta credit ratings were downgraded, the screams from right-wing media and politicians were deafening. But in Saskatchewan all we can hear is silent hypocrisy.
Reconciliation and the pillar of restoration
June 23, 2016
Reconciliation within a workplace environment is about inclusion, belonging, dignity and respect. The UFCW has released a toolkit to educate workers about Indigenous self-determination.
Truth and Reconciliation
Indigenous History Month
Activists rally to demand rights for migrant workers
June 7, 2016
UFCW Canada activists and social justice allies recently rallied in Toronto to defend the rights of migrant workers in Canada.
Strike ends as union wins first contract at Covered Bridge Potato Chips!
May 26, 2016
The workers at CBPC have won. Nothing tastes better than a first contract!
Covered Bridge Potato Chips
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