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UFCW Canada releases latest Annual Report


TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada), the country's leading voice for food workers, has released its latest Annual Report, detailing the union's core activities, growth, and accomplishments in 2017.

The 38-page report showcases UFCW Canada's major organizing and collective bargaining victories in the following sectors:

  • Food Retail and Processing
  • Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Security
  • Industrial
  • Agricultural
  • Office & Professional

In addition, the report explores UFCW's advocacy on behalf of women, young workers, and equity-seeking groups over the previous year, and provides important metrics on UFCW Canada's core activities during that period. As well, the annual document outlines UFCW's charity and fundraising work with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) and United Way Centraide Canada.

"2017 saw our union win major legislative victories for workers and their families, launch bold new initiatives at the UFCW Canada National Convention in August, and continue our outstanding fundraising efforts for the LLSC and United Way, among other notable accomplishments," says Paul Meinema, the National President of UFCW Canada.

"Our union's tireless work in these areas not only helped to advance workers' rights across Canada, but also put us in a stronger position to bring the union advantage to more workers and make a positive, lasting difference in our communities," the UFCW leader adds.

Full copies of the UFCW Canada Annual Report can be downloaded in PDF format at

UFCW Canada is the country's leading and most progressive union, representing more than 250,000 union members in Canada's fastest-growing industries, including the Food Retail and Processing, Hospitality, Health Care, Security, Industrial, Agricultural, and Office & Professional sectors. To learn more about UFCW Canada, visit

Michael Hurley
National Representative, Communications
UFCW Canada
416-675-1104 ext. 2231


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