"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
On April 28, your union will join labour and community allies in coming together to mark the National Day of Mourning. This event is about remembering workers killed, injured or made ill on the job and resolving to prevent future tragedies.
The Day of Mourning is an annual tradition that was started by the Canadian Labour Congress in 1984.
Negotiations resumed from November 21 to 24 as UFCW 1006A’s negotiating committee for Loblaws Great Food & Superstore held multiple meetings with the company.
On November 7, your union negotiating committee met to review our contract proposals and affirm our commitment to solidarity bargaining with UFCW 175 & 633.
“This means a beacon of hope, representing not just financial assistance, but also a profound affirmation of my hard work and dedication to education,” said Patel, a second-year student at Lambton College.
UFCW Canada Local 1006A took part in a series of advocacy meetings in Ottawa with elected officials from across Canada.
Significant wage increases were among the key gains achieved by UFCW 1006A members at Brandt Meats in their new union contract.
UFCW 1006A continues to grow as workers from Mountain Equipment Company (Queen Street-Toronto) voted to join the union.