“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.
It is important that members know what their compensation options are if they are exposed or contract COVID-19 at work.
Your union has created this resource to help our members develop a better understanding of the programs available to help all Canadians during the COVID-19 crisis.
Local 1006A is proud to report that members on the job at our corporate Swiss Chalet locations will receive premium pay during this difficult time.
Emily Derouin’s COVID-19 symptoms began mildly enough, with her throat “feeling off” and fatigue.
UFCW Canada Ontario Provincial Council advocated on behalf of union members at the Ontario government’s Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.
Since the onset of the pandemic, UFCW Canada Local 1006A advocated for the members, asking that employers to do the right thing and pay a pandemic premium for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.
When Ontario went into lockdown, Maria Cabral was among the thousands of workers in the meat processing sector going into work every day.
Protective shields will go a long way to reducing the spread of COVID-19 and protecting transit drivers, who provide essential transportation service to residents of York Region.
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.