This September 4, Labour Day events will take place across Ontario to celebrate all that workers have achieved – and for good reason.
Unions have continually been at the forefront of pushing for a fairer and more progressive vision for workers and their families.
At the bargaining table, unions with the support of their members have raised the bar on employment standards and labour law.
The 8-hour work day, parental leave, and public pensions – are just a few examples of the labour movement’s past wins.
This Labour Day we’ll be celebrating the Ontario government’s annoucement to increase the minimum wage. We’ll also be recommiting ourselves to keep pushing for futher rights to improve the lives of Ontario’s workers.
On September 4, I hope you take a moment to reflect on the value that we all bring to building a fairer Ontario.
President, UFCW Canada Local 1006A
Labour Day Events
Labour Day events will take place across Ontario to celebrate all that workers have achieved. UFCW Canada Local 1006A members, activists, staff and officers will be participating in the annual Labour Day parade on September 4, 2017 in downtown Toronto.
Your union will be providing t-shirts to members and their families to wear in the parade. Wristbands for free entrance to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) will also be distributed.
Join us at the southeast corner of Queen Street and University Avenue. T-shirts and CNE wristbands will be distributed between 8:45 and 10:00 a.m.
**Please note, as more Labour Day events are scheduled throughout the province, details will be posted here.