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Vote for a better, brighter future on October 19
August 24, 2015
This October 19, say "goodbye" to a federal government that doesn't care about everyday working people and their families.
Federal Election 2015
By The Numbers: The future generation
August 20, 2015
With an ever-changing economic landscape and rates of unemployment and underemployment, young people are among the biggest victims of the stumbling economic recovery.
Fairness is forgotten in search for missing migrant workers
August 7, 2015
UFCW Canada and allies are concerned about sensationalist reports regarding four migrant workers who went missing from a British Columbia orchard operation.
missing migrants workers
The state of Canadian health care
July 29, 2015
A new poll reveals that nearly two out of three Canadians believe that our current health-care system is falling behind.
universal health care
Canadian health care
UFCW pledges solidarity with workers affected by closure of 52 Loblaws stores
July 27, 2015
"The closure will undoubtedly impact a wide number of workers, with varying needs and realities."
Canadian labour movement
New penalties announced for employer abuse of foreign worker programs
July 13, 2015
Employment and Social Development Canada has announced new penalties for Canadian employers that abuse foreign worker programs such as the International Mobility Program and the TFWP.
temporary foreign workers
International Mobility Program
Most Canadians say they'll never retire, new survey finds
July 6, 2015
A new survey has found that more than half of Canadians either plan on easing into retirement by working reduced hours or have no plans to retire at all.
Canadian labour movement
New report reveals Walmart's overseas tax havens
June 29, 2015
A newly released report sheds light on to Walmart's concealment of at least $76 billion in assets.
The Senate should pass Bill C-279 without amendments and without delay
June 8, 2015
An amendment passed by a Senate committee would weaken Bill C-279 protection, and would allow federal agencies discretionary power and impunity to discriminate against transgendered Canadians.
By the numbers: Growth of Canadian debt
June 1, 2015
The proportion of Canadian households in debt and the amount owed has grown in just over a decade according to a new Statistics Canada report.
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