UFCW Canada Local 1006A’s Women’s Issues Network (WIN) Region 3 hosted its first yard sale of the year, raising $1,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. An additional $125 was raised and donated to Red Door Family Shelter, an organization which provides services for families and individuals who need safe and supportive emergency shelter.
"In my store, my managers would treat me and a couple others unfairly compared to others because they know we wouldn't speak up. When I brought it to the union, I started seeing a change and it makes going to work a much better feeling." - Maranda Djankovic, Superstore Ajax
It is with great sadness that we report Tony Agostini passed away on Saturday July 9, 2016 at the age of 57. Tony was a beloved union representative with UFCW Canada Local 1006A and was a part of the local union family for more than 36 years.
Local 1006A members at Dewe’s Your Independent Grocer in Belleville ratified a fair union contract with wage increases and other improvements.
UFCW 1006A member Deniese Burrell, who works at Loblaw Great Food, is one of the winners of our Share Your Pandemic Story contest!
UFCW 1006A member Michael Burger, who works at Aspect Retail Logistics, is one of the winners of our Share Your Pandemic Story contest!
1006A activists are coming together for the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence, by raising awareness in their workplaces and communities.
1006A Members at Weston Bakeries have achieved gains in their new contract.
Cannabis workers are increasingly voting ‘Union Yes,’ as workers from Tokyo Smoke (Wellington St., Ottawa) became the latest group to join the union family.
Shoeboxes full of the holiday spirit are making their way to local women’s shelters in Ottawa and Pembroke, thanks to UFCW 1006A’s women issues network activists and staff.
New stewards from across Ontario came together for Local 1006A’s online stewards training this November, to gain skills and tools to help their co-workers on the shop floor.