PRESS RELEASE: MAY 31, 2013

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Safeway Ratification Meeting Notice Dates and Locations
Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

The following are the meeting dates and locations for the Safeway Ratification meetings in the Vancouver, Lower Mainland Fraser Valley area.

As per the instructions in the notice, Local 247 members employed at Safeway may attend and vote at any one of the meeting locations, in the Lowermainland Fraser Valley.

Members may also attend and vote, if neccessary, at any meetng location in the province. Memmbers who are voting out of their area will be treated as a challenged ballot until such time as their identification is confirmed and cross checked for duplication with the voting list from their area.

Voting by proxy or by mail is not permissible.

The memorandum of agreement will not be distributed ahead of the meetings and will only be available at the meeting locations.

Please make every effort to come out and attend the meeting, hear the explanation reagarding the proposed settlement and vote.

 

Ratification Meetings

Ratification meetings will take place for UFCW 247 members employed at Canada Safeway as follows:

YOU MAY ATTEND AND VOTE AT ANY ONE OF THESE MEETINGS.

Picture Identification is required for admittance to the meeting.

 

RICHMOND / LADNER / TSAWWASSEN / DELTA
7:00pm-10:00pm
Sunday, June 9 
                 Delta Vancouver Airport, 3500 Cessna Drive, Richmond

SURREY / LANGLEY
7:00pm-10:00pm
Monday, June 10 
             Sheraton Guildford, 15269 104th Avenue, Surrey

VANCOUVER / BURNABY / NEW WESTMINSTER
7:00pm-10:00pm
Tuesday, June 11
           Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay Avenue, Burnaby

FRASER VALLEY
7:00pm-10:00pm
Wednesday, June 12
 Ramada Plaza, 36035 North Parallel Rd, Abbotsford

COQUITLAM / PORT COQUITLAM / MAPLE RIDGE
7:00pm-10:00pm
Wednesday, June 12
      PoCo Inn & Suites, 1545 Lougheed Hwy, Port Coq.

NORTH & WEST VANCOUVER
7:00pm-10:00pm
Thursday, June 13 
    Holiday Inn North Vancouver, 700 Old Lillooet Rd

Each meeting will begin promptly at 7:00pm. Please make sure that you arrive for registration and are seated in the meeting room prior to 7:00pm. Registration will be open at 6:00pm in all locations. The memorandum of settlement will be available and distributed only at the designated meeting locations.  At 7:00pm a condensed presentation and overview of the settlement will take place and voting will open at aproximatley 7:15pm. A full presentation of the settlement will immediately follow including questions at the conclusion. The voting poll will remain open until 10:00pm. Members may vote at any time after the conclusion of the condensed presentation and up to 10:00pm in each location listed above. Once a member has cast their ballot in the area outside the meeting room, they will not be readmitted to the meeting room. The votes will be counted after the conclusion of the meetings on Thursday evening and will be announced shortly after.

  

                                                           Suzanne Hodge                                   Dan Goodman

                                                                 President                                        Secretary-Treasurer

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