“It doesn’t make sense to cancel pandemic pay when we’re still experiencing a pandemic situation,” said National President Meinema during the committee meeting. “Pandemic pay must stay, must become permanent, and actually, must be increased.”
UFCW Canada Local 1006A is currently aware of the breakout of positive COVID-19 cases, at the Loblaws store at Dupont and Christie. Several members are at home in isolation.
“Just as customers are worried, so are we. But we are out there supporting our communities.” 1006A spoke to grocery workers who provide insight and advice about life on the frontlines.