PRESS RELEASE: JUNE 03, 2013

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Safeway Ratification Meetings Vancouver Island, Okanagan, Kootenays, North & North Coast- Dates and Locations

The following are the meetings dates and locations for the Safeway Ratification Meetings for all of our out of town locations on Vancouver Island and in the Okanagan, Kootenays North and North Coast

Local 247 members employed at Safeway may attend and vote at any 1 of the meeting locations for their area.

Members may also attend and vote at any meeting location in the Province.

Members who are voting out of their area will be treated as a challenge ballot until such time as their identification is confirmed and cross checked for duplication with the voting list from their area.

The Memorandum of Agreement will not be distributed before the meetings and will only be available at the meeting locations.

Voting poles will be open during the times listed for your meeting location.

Voting by proxy or mail is not permissible.

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

 

Safeway
Ratification Meetings

Ratification meetings will take place for
UFCW Local 247 members employed at Canada Safeway as follows.
You may attend any one of the meetings listed for your area.
Picture ID is required for admittance to the meeting.

 COURTENAY
7:00pm to 10:00pm
    Monday June 10     
Best Western Westerly, 1590 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay

POWELL RIVER
12:00pm to 3:00pm
     Tuesday June 11      
Powell River Town Centre, 4660 Joyce Ave, Powell River

PORT ALBERNI
12:00pm to 3:00pm
      Wednesday  June 12      
Best Western Barclay, 4277 Stamp Ave, Port Alberni

 DUNCAN/LADYSMITH
7:00pm to 10:00pm
 Wednesday June 12 
Best Western Cowichan Valley, 6474 Trans Can Hwy, Duncan

 VICTORIA
7:00pm to 10:00pm
     Thursday June 13      
Sandman, 2852 Douglas St, Victoria

SALMON ARM
11:00am to 2:00pm
      Monday June 10      
                                 Prestige Harbourfront, 251 Harbourfront Dr. N.E., Salmon Arm                                                

KAMLOOPS
7:00pm to 10:00pm
     Monday June 10       
Hotel 540, 540 Victoria St, Kamloops

VERNON
7:00pm to 10:00pm
      Tuesday June 11      
Prestige Inn, 4411 32nd Street, Vernon

 PENTICTON
7:00pm to 10:00pm
 Wednesday June 12 
Penticton Lakeside Resort, 21 Lakeshore Dr. W., Penticton

 KELOWNA
7:00pm to 10:00pm
     Thursday June 13      
Fairfield Inn, 1655 Powick Rd,  Kelowna

NELSON
7:00pm to 10:00pm
   Tuesday  June 11    
Prestige Lake Resort, 701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson

  CASTLEGAR/TRAIL
7:00pm to 10:00pm
     Wednesday June 12 
Sandman Inn, 1944 Columbia  Ave, Castlegar

 CRANBROOK
7:00pm to 10:00pm
     Thursday  June 13    
Prestige Rocky Mtn Resort, 209 VanHorne St  S., Cranbrook

SMITHERS
7:00pm to 10:00pm
      Tuesday June 11      
Hudson's Bay Lodge, 3251 Hwy 16, Smithers

   PRINCE RUPERT
  
7:00pm to 10:00pm
        Wednesday June 12     
Crest Hotel, 1st Ave West, Prince Rupert

TERRACE
7:00pm to 10:00pm
 Thursday June 13  
Coast Inn of the West, 4620 Lakelse Ave., Terrace

QUESNEL
12:00pm to 3:00pm
        Sunday June 9         
Best Western Tower Inn, 500 Reid St., Quesnel

100 MILE HOUSE
9:00 am to 12:00pm
       Monday June 10       
Red Rock Grill, 94 Cariboo Hwy, 100 Mile House

WILLIAMS LAKE
7:00 pm to 10:00pm
        Monday June 10        
Coast Fraser Inn, 285 Donald Rd, Williams Lake 

FORT ST.JOHN
 
7:00pm to 10:00pm
  Wednesday June 12 
Quality Inn N. Grand, 9830 - 100th Ave, Ft  St.John 

DAWSON CREEK
7:00pm to 10:00pm
     Thursday June 13      
George Dawson Inn, 11705 - 8th St,  Dawson Creek

 

Each meeting will begin promptly at the time listed above for your location. Please make sure that you arrive for registration and are seated in the meeting room prior to the start time. Registration will be open a half hour prior to the start time in each meeting location.

The memorandum of settlement will be available and distributed only at the designated meeting locations.  At the start time listed for your meeting location a condensed presentation and overview of the settlement will take place and voting will open approximately 15 to 20 minutes later.

 A full presentation of the settlement will immediately follow including questions at the conclusion. The voting poll will remain open until the time listed for your meeting location.  Members may vote at any time after the conclusion of the condensed presentation and up to the close of poll listed in each location and as listed above. Once a member has cast their ballot they should leave the meeting room and voting area. The votes will be counted after the conclusion of the last meetings on Thursday evening and will be announced shortly after.

 

                                                            Suzanne Hodge                                       Dan Goodman

                                                                President                                         Secretary-Treasurer

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