No Place for Hate!

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United Way Spirit Awards

Please join us on April 20th, 2023 at our Annual Spirit Awards in celebration of you, and your community support! Through United Way Waterloo Region Communities annual fundraising and community impact, we helped 135,688 individuals and families last year and contributed 2,104 hours to agency projects right here in Waterloo Region. We gather to celebrate […]


Gig workers played an essential role keeping our neighbours safe and keeping the restaurant industry afloat during the pandemic, yet they are denied basic rights at work available to all other employees. Now the Ford Conservatives are attacking all Ontario workers. Recommendations from the Ontario Workforce Recovery Advisory Committee would create a third class of […]

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Why Organize UW?

The University of Waterloo is one of the last universities in Canada without a union for graduate student teaching assistants, research assistants, contract faculty, technicians, and other academic research and teaching staff positions. The lack of a union has meant diminished ability to affect our working conditions, get fair wages, lower health and safety protocols, […]