May 5 is Red Dress Day, also known as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people.
UFCW 1006A elected delegates were proud to join more than 2,000 UFCW members from across North America for the 9th UFCW International Convention.
UFCW 1006A activists helped raise worker safety awareness during the National Day of Mourning on April 28.
Wage increases were among the many gains achieved by members at Parker’s Your Independent Grocer (YIG) in North Bay in their new union contract.
UFCW Canada Local 1006A is one of Ontario’s largest private sector local unions.
We are the union for workers in diverse sectors from Grocery Retail, Food Processing, Restaurant, Hotels, Security, Retail Commerce, Laundry, Warehousing/Distribution, Transit, and Cannabis.
Our members work for a variety of employers such as Loblaws, Superstore (RCSS), No Frills, Swiss Chalet, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Marriott, Garda Security, Canadian Linen, LensCrafters, Aramark, HMS Host and many more. For a complete list of click here.
You will find our union members working in communities across Ontario from the Greater Toronto Area, Ottawa to Windsor, Thunder Bay to London, Kingston to St. Catharines to Kitchener and the many towns and cities in between.
""I was working 40 hours and even though I was hired full-time, I was getting paid at a part-time rate. My Union Rep raised the issue with my new owner and helped make sure I got paid correctly for the hours I had worked." – Mark Zanin, No Frills.Read More
"I have never been part of a union before and never really understood the big deal until I became a member of UFCW Canada Local 1006A. I feel very secure knowing that I have rights and that I have someone to back me up and help me argue my point when I need it." – Angel Vernon, Tok Transit Viva.Read More