Legislation to cancel Master Framework Agreement contract will cost 7,000 jobs and billions of taxpayers’ dollars to put beer in corner store

Campbellville, Ont. – May 30, 2019 – The Doug Ford Ontario PC government’s move to cancel the Master Framework Agreement governing beer retailing “is an assault on good-paying jobs and agreements negotiated in good faith,” says John Nock, the president of UFCW Canada Local 12R24, which represents Beer Store employees.

Read more: Doug Ford breaks another promise to protect jobs

Campbellville, Ont.  – May 24, 2019 – UFCW Local 12R24 President John Nock has sent a letter to the Auditor General and Ombudsman of Ontario asking them to investigate the activities of the provincial government in working together with the convenience store industry to lobby for expanded alcohol sales.

Read more: UFCW Local 12R24 asks Ontario Auditor General and Ombudsman to investigate convenience store lobbying activities

Campbellville, Ont. – May 10, 2019 - UFCW Canada Local 12R24 has launched a campaign to raise public awareness about the high costs to beer lovers, communities and taxpayers if Premier Ford continues to use alcohol retailing to distract voters from more urgent problems like health and education cuts.

Read more: Ford government plan would cut good jobs, harm the community and raise beer prices
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UFCW News

  • Enjoy these UFCW-made products on World Pasta Day – October 25

    Toronto – October 22, 2019 – October 25 is World Pasta Day, a time to celebrate all things pasta by enjoying one of the most beloved dishes across the globe. UFCW Canada members proudly make a number of delicious pasta products, including the ones listed on our Great Canadian Food Products page. On October 25, slurp up these amazing UFCW-made pastas and sauces!

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  • UFCW activists help Light the Night across Canada

    St. John’s, N.L., Halifax, N.S., Montreal, London, Ont., Calgary, and Vancouver – October 21, 2019  – From St. John’s to Vancouver, and numerous cities in between, UFCW activists from across Canada joined families, friends and neighbours at Light the Night walks to support and fundraise for the life changing and life saving work of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).

  • Food retail members at Metro Bayridge achieve new contract – UFCW 175

    Kingston, Ont. – October 19, 2019 – UFCW 175 members at the Metro Bayridge Road supermarket in Kingston have ratified a new collective agreement with a number of gains and improvements.