During the pandemic, the critical work of negotiating improvements for 1006A members continues with workers at Tremblett's YIG ratifying a new union contract with gains.
“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.
President Hanley spoke with Matt Galloway on CBC’s radio's The Current on the challenges faced by grocery workers during the pandemic.