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
Workers at Superette Wellington in Ottawa have ratified their first union contract, after joining the local less than six months ago.
May is Asian Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the achievements and contributions that Asian Canadians have made to building a stronger and more inclusive Canada.
In the long battle for racial justice, a glimmer of hope appeared this week as an American jury found former police officer, Derek Chauvin, guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
At a No Frills in Shelburne, Kyle Morrell is busy resolving workplace issues, from scheduling to workplace abuse to pay discrepancies.
UFCW 1006A members at NexCycle Plastics Brampton have voted to ratify a new union contract with gains, after successfully fighting back during negotiations against company proposals which would have negatively impacted members.