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A progressive and inclusive organization that is dedicated to workers’ rights & a better future for members and their families.
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
Turning passion in to action: UFCW Women's Network
May 16, 2016
Working women must stand together to let employers, politicians, and their communities know what they need on the job. The UFCW Women's Network does just that.
Asian Heritage Month -- May 2016
May 5, 2016
Every May, Canadians have the privilege of celebrating Asian Heritage Month. Learn about the rich and exceptionally diverse histories of our large and growing Asian communities from coast to coast.
Asian heritage month
International Workers' Day, May 1
April 29, 2016
May Day is both a celebration of labour's achievements and an annual reminder that the struggle remains as the impact of globalization can only be contested by heightened international solidarity.
International Workers Day
May Day 2016
Walmart to pay $151 million in unpaid wages after losing U.S. supreme court appeal
April 14, 2016
Walmart workers demanding compensation for unpaid wages recently won a huge legal victory after the United States Supreme Court denied Walmart's appeal of a class action lawsuit.
United States Supreme Court
Covered Bridge strike gains worldwide solidarity
April 7, 2016
As the strike by UFCW Canada Local 1288P members at Covered Bridge Potato Chips holds strong, thousands of activists from around the world have added their voices in calling for a fair first contract.
Covered Bridge Potato Chips
2016 SAME Tour builds momentum in fight against migrant exploitation
March 29, 2016
The annual Students Against Migrant Exploitation (SAME) tour has once again hit the road in support of the fight against migrant worker exploitation.
Students Against Migrant Exploitation
UFCW Canada applauds new Manitoba domestic violence workplace leave legislation
March 9, 2016
The government of Manitoba passed Bill 8, which provides victims of domestic violence up to five days of paid workplace leave and up to 17 weeks of unpaid leave with a right-to-return to work.
violence against women
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