UFCW Canada Local 1006A was proud to observe the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on May 17, 2016.
The day is marked in 130 countries around the world and is intended to raise awareness and spur action against the discrimination, prejudice and violence faced by members of the LGBTQ community around the world.
Local 1006A members will have the opportunity to review and vote on details of the tentative agreement at ratification meetings and polls, which have been scheduled throughout the province.
Your union strongly encourages you to attend the ratification meeting and/or poll in your area and have your say.
"I am very grateful to my union for protecting my rights as a No Frills employee. Upon starting my university studies in 2014, I applied for the UFCW Local 1000A scholarship... Since the union’s scholarship helped reduce the high cost of university, the union has made a positive impact in my life." – Connor Hartson, Gord and Kim's No Frills in Kingston
“We are excited to see increases to the wage rates, and that they are retroactive to June,” said Teodora Milevski, a Housekeeper for over 28 years. “We are happy to get an extra paid sick day, especially during the pandemic."
UFCW Canada Local 1006A is proud to observe the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.
At Loblaw Great Food in Collingwood, Pat McCarl thrives on helping people as a 1006A steward.
Paid Sick Days, Fair Wages and more. “Looking forward to getting this contract was the hopeful light that kept us going during the pandemic. It’s been so uplifting and overwhelming – this was the the boost we needed." – Karen Munk
The Canadian Labour Congress, in partnership with two universities, has launched a new national survey on workplace violence and harassment.
Local 1006A members working at Homewood Suites by Hilton in Markham ratified a new union contract with strong gains in spite of the challenges posed by COVID-19.
“As the union for cannabis workers, UFCW continues to see strong interest from workers looking to make improvements and protect their rights in this growing industry,” said President Wayne Hanley.