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United Food and Commercial Workers
A progressive and inclusive organization that is dedicated to workers’ rights & a better future for members and their families.
Refugee Rights Day, April 4, 2014
April 4, 2014
In a time when Canada should be moving towards more stringent protections for all refugees, the Harper Conservatives have done the opposite.
Refugee Rights Day
Talk must lead to action on farm safety
March 12, 2014
A legitimate agenda for addressing farm safety must include addressing the gaping legislative holes in the safety net for agriculture workers.
health and safety
Canadian Agricultural Safety Week
Another victory for agriculture workers
March 7, 2014
The Quebec government will grant seasonal agriculture workers the same rights as all workers in Quebec, including, in particular, the right to join a union.
Heinz Leamington plant investors welcomed by Union
February 28, 2014
We welcome the prospect of good jobs being maintained at the plant, which has served as the keystone of Leamington's economy for generations.
Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women on February 14th
February 5, 2014
UFCW Canada activists will join thousands of other women, men and family members in marches and vigils across Canada to remember and honour missing and murdered women.
violence against women
missing and murdered aboriginal women
Preventing occupational breast cancer
January 17, 2014
Exposure to pesticides, chemicals used and released in plastic manufacturing, and chemicals used for motor vehicle mechanical work may increase the risk of breast cancer.
Occupational Health & Safety
By the Numbers: International migration
December 16, 2013
On December 18, on International Migrants Day, the world recognizes and celebrates the rights of migrants.
international migrants day
International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2013
December 9, 2013
International Human Rights Day is commemorated annually on December 10th. Sixty-five years ago, on this date, the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights (UNDHR) was born.
International Human Rights Day
December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 2, 2013
It is a day to reflect on what has been achieved and what must still be done to bring full equality and inclusion for community members living with a disability.
International day of persons with disabilities
UFCW union joins global action for fairness and respect at Walmart
November 22, 2013
UFCW Canada is proud to stand with allies and activists around the globe to urge Walmart to become the responsible employer and corporate citizen that it can and should be.
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