The series stems from the recent crisis in Windsor-Essex where hundreds of migrant workers contracted COVID-19 and two succumbed to their illness.
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Budtenders at Clarity Cannabis recently ratified their first collective agreement that ushers in major wage and workplace improvements setting historic new standards for the industry.
Given the mutual commitment of both organizations to labour justice, and the many changes in legislation due to COVID-19, UFCW Canada and FoodShare launched the timely, “Know Your Rights" webinar.
The family of Benito Quesada -- UFCW Local 401 Shop Steward and Cargill employee who died on May 7, 2020 of COVID-19 -- has asked the RCMP to investigate his workplace death as a criminal matter.
The Ontario government's recently released outbreak support strategy for COVID-19 in farm workers is destined to fail, in part because the government neglected to consult with migrant workers.
Held online in early October, this year's congress featured a special session on the coronavirus pandemic and occupational health and safety.
In support of World Mental Health Day 2020, UFCW Canada has launched a new mental health resources webpage featuring tools that can help with addressing mental health issues at work.
UFCW Local 1006A is proud to welcome workers from the Park Lawn Preschool -- Humber Bay Child Care Centre to the union.
Here in Canada, UFCW members in all industries have shown tremendous courage and resilience by quickly adapting to the new realities of COVID-19.
A new UFCW report has called for urgent changes to protect the health, safety, and rights of tens of thousands of migrant agricultural workers who are essential to Canada's food supply.