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2017 News Releases
May 19, 2017

Telephone Town Hall - May 30th

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May 04, 2017

Deadline for $8,000 UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship is May 8th

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May 01, 2017

NDP have shaped the ballot box question in B.C. Election

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Apr 11, 2017

Join us on May 24 for our Pub Night benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada

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Mar 02, 2017

1st General Membership Meeting Telephone Town Hall a Huge Success!

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Feb 27, 2017

1st Quarter General Membership Meeting via Telephone Town Hall - February 28 @ 7 pm

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Feb 03, 2017

$18,000 in scholarships and 2 iPads available through UFCW Canada

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Jan 26, 2017

UFCW Canada activists out in full force at Women's Marches - January 21

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Jan 19, 2017

Founder of the Vancouver Shoe Memorial, Pat Kelln, passed away

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2016 News Releases
Dec 12, 2016

UFCW Canada and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada celebrate 31 years of changing lives

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Dec 12, 2016

Shoe Memorial - December 6th

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Dec 08, 2016

UFCW Canada and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada celebrate 31 years of changing lives

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Dec 05, 2016

Sobeys Announces Intent to Re-Open Burquitlam Store Under Safeway Extra Banner

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Dec 01, 2016

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women - December 6th

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Dec 01, 2016

Ratification Meeting for PB Distribution

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Dec 01, 2016

Members at Steve's No Frills in Castlegar Ratify New Deal

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Nov 25, 2016

Paid Leave for Survivors of Domestic Violence NOW!

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Nov 24, 2016

Ratification Meeting for Steve's No Frills

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Nov 10, 2016

B.C. teachers union wins landmark appeal at Supreme Court

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Nov 07, 2016

Aramark UBC Members Ratify New Deal

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Oct 25, 2016

2016 Scholarship and Education Grant Winners

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Oct 25, 2016

Light the Night Walks raise over $100,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC)

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Oct 21, 2016

Canada's leading union applauds federal government action on repealing anti-worker laws

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Oct 11, 2016

Safeway Extra Final Offer Selection: What it Means

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Oct 06, 2016

Light the Night Walk Illuminates the Prairies in support of LLSC

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Sep 26, 2016

Arbitrator selects Union submissions in Safeway Extra FOS Award

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Sep 22, 2016

Last chance to win a scholarship or an ipad for 2016

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Sep 01, 2016

Safeway Extra Contract Dispute: Arbitrator Sets Out Process for FOS Arbitration

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Aug 31, 2016

Ken Saunders to be Arbitrator for Safeway Extra FOS

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Aug 29, 2016

Questions and Answers About the Safeway Extra Final Offer Selection (FOS)

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Aug 26, 2016

Versacold Derwent Members Ratify New Deal

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Aug 26, 2016

New Superstore #1551 South Surrey Opens

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Aug 25, 2016

New webCampus Courses for September

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Aug 24, 2016

UFCW Locals Rejects Sobeys Unreasonable Final Offer for Safeway Extra Stores - Issue to go to Final Offer Selection Arbitration

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Aug 22, 2016

YIP Session Builds solidarity amongst youth activists in Western Canada

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Aug 19, 2016

Safeway Extra Negotiations: Employer Tables Agreement Full of Concessions

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Aug 17, 2016

Job Security the Main Issue as Safeway Extra Negotiations Set to Begin

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Aug 15, 2016

Versacold Derwent Ratification Vote

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Aug 08, 2016

BDM Scholarship Winner: Jenna Olsen, UFCW 247

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Jul 15, 2016

Message Clear to Sobeys- Job Security Essential to any Deal for Safeway Extra

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Jul 04, 2016

UFCW Canada calls on government to introduce pay equity legislation

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Jun 27, 2016

ARBITRATOR MARK BROWN ISSUES AWARD-RULES THAT SAFEWAY EXTRA IS A NEW BANNER, ORDERS PARTIES TO NEGOTIATE APPROPRIATE AGREEMENT

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Jun 16, 2016

Union Still Awaiting Arbitrator Decision "Safeway Extra" Case

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May 31, 2016

$18,000 in scholarships, no essay required

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May 20, 2016

UFCW Canada Locals 401 and 1118 to raise more than $1 million to assist members in Fort McMurray, Local 247 Pledges $50,000

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May 19, 2016

Arbitrator Mark Brown Hears Submissions in "Safeway Extra" Case

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May 06, 2016

Safeway Extra- Company Gives Formal Notice for Dawson Creek Store

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May 06, 2016

UFCW Canada stands in solidarity with Fort McMurray community, Please Donate at RedCross.ca

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May 02, 2016

Safeway Extra/ Langley Willowbrook Update- Arbitrator Assigned

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Apr 28, 2016

National Day of Mourning - April 28, 2016

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Apr 21, 2016

Union Files Grievance - Safeway Extra/ Langley Willowbrook Update

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Apr 15, 2016

Safeway Extra/ Willowbrook Update

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Apr 15, 2016

Walmart to pay $151 million in unpaid wages after losing U.S. Supreme Court Appeal

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Apr 08, 2016

New Banner Announced by Safeway

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Apr 04, 2016

April 13th, 2016 - International Day of Pink

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Mar 31, 2016

Dave's No Frills Special Meeting Re: Negotiations and NDF Vote

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Mar 31, 2016

Steve's No Frills Special Meeting Re: Negotiations and NDF Vote

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Mar 29, 2016

Deadline fast approaching for $8,000 UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship

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Mar 07, 2016

Members at Crown Royal distillery hit the picket line - UFCW 832

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Feb 24, 2016

Foundations for Success

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Feb 23, 2016

SheTalksYVR  March 5th, 2016 - Free Tickets Available

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Jan 14, 2016

IGA Special Meeting Re: Sale of Corporate Stores

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Jan 07, 2016

Union launches national campaign to support fairness at Covered Bridge Potato Chips in New Brunswick

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2015 News Releases
Dec 02, 2015

Memorandum of Agreement for Versacold Logistics 3rd Party ULC formerly Atlas Logistics

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Nov 19, 2015

Members at Versacold Third Party Logistics Surrey Ratify New Agreement by 65%

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Nov 05, 2015

Superstore/Western Grocers Agreement

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Oct 05, 2015

2015 UFCW 247 Scholarship Winner - Stephanie Argitos

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Oct 05, 2015

UFCW Canada activists Light the Night across the country

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Oct 05, 2015

Attention Superstore members

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Oct 02, 2015

2015 Scholarship Winners

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Sep 22, 2015

Shoe Drive- September 21 to November 21

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Aug 21, 2015

Sheltersafe.ca- Stop Violence Against Women

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Aug 21, 2015

IGA Store #2 Member Selection Process Begins

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Aug 20, 2015

Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

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Aug 06, 2015

Win a scholarship!  Win an iPad! 

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Aug 05, 2015

Loblaw Begin Voluntary Buyout Process

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Jul 28, 2015

Union representing more than 80,000 Loblaw members pledges solidarity with members affected by announced closure of 52 stores 

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Jul 24, 2015

UFCW International President Marc Perrone featured in Washington Blade

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Jul 23, 2015

Loblaw announce 52 store closures across country

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Jul 09, 2015

NDF Convention focuses on political action, building bargaining strength

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Jun 26, 2015

2015 Real Canadian Superstore Memorandum of Agreement

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Jun 23, 2015

UFCW Local 247 presents $102,034 cheque at Leukemia Gala in Toronto 

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Jun 12, 2015

Loblaw Members Ratify New Agreement by 74%

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Jun 08, 2015

BDM Scholarship Winner: Karen Tse, Local 247

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May 18, 2015

Agreement Reached, Whats Next??

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May 15, 2015

Tentative Agreement Reached With Loblaw

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May 15, 2015

Loblaw Negotiations Update #7-Union Response Tabled

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May 15, 2015

Loblaw Negotiations Update #6-Company Tables Full Monetary Package

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May 15, 2015

Loblaw Negotiations Update #5-Wage Scales, Wage Increases, Proposals Exchanged

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May 14, 2015

Loblaw Negotiations Update #4-Progress Made, Money on the Table Today

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May 12, 2015

Loblaw Negotiations Update #3-Company Yet to Table Monetary Offer

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May 08, 2015

Loblaw Negotiations Update #2- Four Days in the Books

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May 06, 2015

Loblaw Negotiations Update

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Apr 28, 2015

Loblaw Negotiations to Begin May 4th

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Apr 28, 2015

National Day of Mourning for workers injured or killed on the job

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Apr 10, 2015

Kute Recycling Depot Employees Join UFCW 247

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Mar 30, 2015

Another iPad winner of the UFCW BDM Scholarship Contest

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Mar 19, 2015

Buy Bottles, not cans, to support striking workers at Crown Holdings

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Mar 09, 2015

Deadline for $8,000 UFCW International Scholarship is March 22!

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Feb 24, 2015

Members at Centennial Foods ratify new agreement

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Feb 13, 2015

Centennial Foods Ratification Meeting

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Feb 06, 2015

Apply now for the 2015 UFCW International Scholarship

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Feb 02, 2015

Supreme Court says Canadian workers have constitutional right to strike

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Jan 28, 2015

Sobeys West Corrects Payroll Error

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Jan 28, 2015

Target's package for ex-CEO matches package for all 17,600 Canadian workers

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Jan 20, 2015

New report shows nearly half of global wealth held by the 1%

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Jan 19, 2015

RCSS/ Western Grocers Proposal Survey

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Jan 16, 2015

Bully tactics doomed Target in Canada says UFCW National President

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Jan 16, 2015

UFCW International Scholarship Program

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Jan 06, 2015

Sobeys Winnipeg warehouse workers join UFCW 832

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Jan 06, 2015

The 2015 Election is a chance to put the disastrous Harper era behind us

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2014 News Releases
Dec 09, 2014

Retirement Security for Everyone-EXPAND THE CPP

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Nov 28, 2014

It's #NOTokay- Take Action to End Violence Against Women

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Nov 27, 2014

Irene Lanzinger elected the new president of the B.C. Federation of Labour.

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Nov 17, 2014

UFCW activists prepare for global day for decent work at Walmart

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Nov 04, 2014

Stop Bill C-377- Harper's Invasion of Your Privacy

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Oct 22, 2014

Vancouver Light the Night Raises over $600,000!

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Oct 22, 2014

Statement by National President Paul Meinema on the shooting at Parliament Hill and the War Memorial

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Oct 17, 2014

Duncan Light the Night Walk a Success!

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Oct 14, 2014

Scholarship Winners Announced

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Sep 25, 2014

NDP forces Commons debate on murdered, missing indigenous women

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Sep 17, 2014

UFCW Canada Battles Quebec Legislation that Strips Rights of Agriculture Workers

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Sep 15, 2014

A Fact a Day from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Sep 04, 2014

Superstore, Western Grocers and Capri Extra Foods Members Join NDF

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Sep 01, 2014

Watch Thomas Mulcair's Labour Day Message

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Sep 01, 2014

Happy Labour Day- A Message From National President Paul R. Meinema

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Aug 12, 2014

UFCW Local 247 and UFCW Canada Scholarships

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Jul 28, 2014

UFCW Canada Launches New Website

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Jul 18, 2014

Loblaw Companies LImited Announces Appointment of Galen G. Weston as President

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Jul 17, 2014

Sobeys weekly pay grievance: Update and Arbitrator Ready Award

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Jul 16, 2014

Sobeys weekly pay grievance: Arbitrator Ready rules in favour of bi-weekly pay, with conditions

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Jul 16, 2014

UFCW Canada helps launch Jack Layton School for Youth Leadership

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Jul 10, 2014

Sobeys Bi-Weekly Pay Issue to Be Heard July 11

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Jul 10, 2014

NDF 28th Convention builds strength, solidarity and fairness

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Jul 02, 2014

Update on Grievance Re: Sobeys Bi-Weekly Pay

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Jun 30, 2014

Supreme Court rules Wal-Mart owes damages to former Jonquiere employees

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Jun 26, 2014

BC Safeway stores not affected by Sobeys store closure announcement

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Jun 19, 2014

Sobeys Announces Payroll Changes

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Jun 10, 2014

Vantage Foods Members Ratify New Deal

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Jun 09, 2014

Deadline for $8,000 UFCW International Scholarship is June 20

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May 22, 2014

Target Canada fires president, brings in another American executive

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May 22, 2014

Local 247 raises over $17,500 for blood cancer research in the Nike Women's Half Marathon

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May 15, 2014

Western Waffles Corp- SEPPS negotiatons summary

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May 05, 2014

UFCW Canada activists out in full force as CLC Convention opens in Montreal

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May 05, 2014

Tentative Deal Reached with Western Waffles Corp- SEPPS

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May 01, 2014

May 1- International Workers Day

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Apr 29, 2014

Harper Government's Half-Hearted Announcement on TFWs in Food Services Does Nothing to Protect TFWs from Ongoing Employer Abuse

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Apr 28, 2014

On April 28, we remember workers killed and injured on the job

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Apr 17, 2014

Members Ratify New Wholesale Club Agreement

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Apr 11, 2014

Tentative agreement reached with Wholesale club

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Mar 21, 2014

Loblaw-Shoppers deal approved by Canada's Competition Bureau

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Mar 20, 2014

Richmond Ikea strike reaches 11 months

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Mar 19, 2014

Phone lines are down at Surrey Head Office

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Mar 06, 2014

UFCW Canada launches survey on impact of domestic violence on members and workplaces

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Feb 20, 2014

Local 247 forms second "Team in Training" to support blood cancer research

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Feb 18, 2014

UFCW Canada recognized by Oxfam for disaster relief fundraising

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Feb 13, 2014

Sobeys Inc Announces Sale of Stores to Overwaitea Food Group

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Feb 04, 2014

IGA Negotiations on Hold

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Jan 31, 2014

Overwaitea members approve the transfer of their membership to Local 1518

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Jan 21, 2014

U.S. Government charges Walmart with labour violations

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Jan 21, 2014

U.S. Government charges Walmart with labour violations

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Jan 16, 2014

Union helps at high school

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Jan 13, 2014

2013 UFCW Canada BDM Scholarship Winner: Abigaile Chua, Local 247

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Jan 07, 2014

Report by UFCW and allies slams IKEA over lockout in Richmond, BC

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Jan 07, 2014

A better direction for Canada in 2014

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2013 News Releases
Dec 06, 2013

FG Deli Group employees vote to join UFCW Local 247

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Nov 21, 2013

In wake of super typhoon Haiyan, UFCW Canada donates over $40,000 to support relief efforts in Philippines

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Nov 20, 2013

UFCW 401 celebrates Supreme Court victory for workers' rights and freedom of speech

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Nov 19, 2013

Breaking: Wal-Mart faces warehouse horror allegations and Federal Labour Board complaint

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Nov 15, 2013

Statement from B.C. Federation of Labour President Jim Sinclair on the passing of Jack Munro (1931-2013)

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Nov 15, 2013

Remember December 6th- Join us for Canada's National Day of Mourning

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Nov 14, 2013

Paul Meinema elected President of the UFCW Canada National Council

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Nov 13, 2013

Wal-Mart workers strike, Target workers threaten to join Black Friday walkout

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Nov 13, 2013

Sears to close Richmond location while Target sets sights on Nov.13 opening

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Nov 12, 2013

TOK transit operators join the Union, UFCW 206

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Nov 07, 2013

New contract for UFCW 509 food processing members at Fromagerie Albert Perron Inc.

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Nov 04, 2013

UFCW Canada BC Team Lights the Night in Vancouver

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Oct 31, 2013

TSM Security Guards Vote to Join the Union, UFCW Canada Local 333

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Oct 25, 2013

Loblaw members in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba ratify new contracts

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Oct 25, 2013

Agriculture workers at Novafruit in Montreal join the Union, UFCW 501

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Oct 25, 2013

New contract at Provigo Gilbert Ouellet Inc. in Granby

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Oct 25, 2013

New Union contract for UFCW 832 healthcare workers at Vista Park Lodge

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Oct 24, 2013

Bangladesh garment workers to get compensation from Loblaw

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Oct 23, 2013

Sobeys to Sell 23 Stores in 3 Provinces

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Oct 17, 2013

Upcoming Membership Meetings and Bylaw Changes

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Oct 08, 2013

Proud and Enthusiastic Picket Lines Result in Tentative New Collective Agreement

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Oct 06, 2013

2013 Scholarship Winners Announced

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Sep 27, 2013

LOBLAWS- Tentative agreement reached in Manitoba. Possible strike actions at stores in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

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Sep 26, 2013

BC Tree Fruit Ratification Meetings Notice Dates and Locations

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Sep 23, 2013

Staples workers make history with first union contract in North America

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Sep 20, 2013

Ikea vs. middle class

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Sep 19, 2013

Long-time member Rosie Masini-Pieralli

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Sep 13, 2013

Join UFCW 247 in supporting the 2013 Light The Night Walk!

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Sep 12, 2013

Shoppers Drug Mart confident Competition Bureau will OK merger with Loblaw

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Sep 12, 2013

18 Scholarships are available through UFCW Canada- ACT NOW!

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Sep 08, 2013

Notice of Dues Increase

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Jul 16, 2013

Loblaws inks deal for pharma retailer Shoppers worth $12.4 billion

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Jul 11, 2013

Overwaitea Members Ratify New Agreement

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Jul 04, 2013

Overwaitea Ratification Meetings Notice Dates and Locations

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Jul 04, 2013

Tentative Agreement reached with Overwaitea

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Jun 28, 2013

Overwaitea Negotiations Grind to a Halt, Continue Next Week

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Jun 25, 2013

Monetary Package Received from Overwaitea

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Jun 24, 2013

Overwaitea/Save-On Foods Bargaining Continues this Week, Progress Made

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Jun 17, 2013

Versacold Corpak Members Ratify New Deal

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Jun 14, 2013

Canada Safeway Members Ratify New Agreement

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Jun 12, 2013

Target Canada Refused Most Zellers Workers, Hired Tory-Linked Lobby Group: UFCW

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Jun 12, 2013

Empire Co.(Sobeys)to buy Safeway Canada

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Jun 07, 2013

Attention UFCW Canada Members: Deadline for $8000 International Scholarship June 15 

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Jun 03, 2013

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

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May 31, 2013

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

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May 30, 2013

Tentative Agreement reached with Safeway

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May 30, 2013

Monetary Package Recieved from Safeway

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May 30, 2013

CALLING ALL ACTIVISTS: Please Support Walmart Strikers!

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May 28, 2013

On to the Monetary Issues in Safeway Bargaining

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May 27, 2013

UFCW honoured by international labor rights group 

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May 25, 2013

Safeway Bargaining Continues This Week, Progress Made

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May 17, 2013

Walmart Canada sales decline in first quarter

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May 17, 2013

Wal-Mart refuses to support Bangladesh safety pact while 24 other retailers sign on

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May 16, 2013

Canada's largest retail union applauds Loblaw decision to sign Bangladesh Accord

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May 09, 2013

First Day of Negotiations With Safeway in the Books

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May 06, 2013

Canada's leading voice for retail workers supports Loblaw effort in Bangladesh

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May 03, 2013

UFCW Local 247 at Extra Foods Fernie, Grand Forks, Creston and Vanderhoof Ratify New Agreement

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Apr 25, 2013

Activists discuss strategies to strengthen Canada's best union

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Apr 25, 2013

Dates set for Safeway Bargaining

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Apr 24, 2013

UFCW Local 247 has reached tentative agreement with Extra Foods Fernie, Grand Forks, Creston and Vanderhoof

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Apr 15, 2013

UFCW forms largest union delegation at historic NDP convention

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Apr 12, 2013

Canada's bet union advances member education with over $335,000 in union scholarships

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Apr 05, 2013

Local 1518 Reaches Agreement with Canada Safeway

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Mar 13, 2013

Union protests job lost in Target takeover of Zellers’ leases

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Mar 11, 2013

Retail Union activists take campaign to first-ever Target store in Canada

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Mar 04, 2013

Your sneak peek at the first Canadian Target stores set to open

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Mar 04, 2013

Membership approves Reduction Vote by 91%

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Mar 01, 2013

Canadian debut hurts Target’s Q4 profits

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2011 News Releases
Dec 21, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Planning on Quitting Smoking??

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Dec 08, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Union Dues Increase

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Dec 08, 2011

H&M Associates in Quebec Join the Union

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Dec 08, 2011

H&M Mississauga workers vote YES for the union FIRST UNIONIZED H&M STORE IN CANADA

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Dec 08, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


To all fulltime members employed at Western Grocers Distribution Centres.

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Nov 01, 2011

Jeff Traeger elected the new President of UFCW Canada Local 832

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Nov 01, 2011

Metro forges into ethnic food market with stake in Marché Adonis

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Nov 01, 2011

European Quality Meats & Sausage workers vote to join Union

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Oct 13, 2011

H&M Mississauga workers vote YES for the union FIRST UNIONIZED H&M STORE IN CANADA

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Oct 13, 2011

Clearwater workers say "Union Yes!"

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Oct 13, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Congratulations to the 2011 UFCW Local 247 Scholarship Winners!

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Oct 01, 2011

Only real union provides real representation

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Sep 23, 2011

New No-Cost Life Insurance Benefit for AWA Members

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Aug 12, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Lump Sum increases for RCSS, Western Grocers and Corporate Extra Foods

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Aug 09, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Long Time Member James "Reg" Godard Passes Away *Updated with Service Details*

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Jul 11, 2011

UFCW locals merge into ‘superlocal'

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Jul 11, 2011

Mediated settlement reached at Alberta meat plant

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Jun 29, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Health & Welfare Trust benefit eligibility for Grid B members

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Jun 24, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Change in UFCW Union Pension Plan Custodian

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Jun 17, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


B.C. still worst in country on child poverty: advocate

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Jun 17, 2011

Tentative Settlement at Air Canada

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Jun 06, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Grimm's Members Ratify by 92%

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Jun 01, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Victory for the Union- Price Smart Judicial Review

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May 31, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Grimm's Members to Vote on Deal

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May 31, 2011

Zellers Workers Warned

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May 12, 2011

Layton revs crowd at Canadian Labour Congress

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May 11, 2011

Historic Election

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May 11, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Steve McCabe Retirement Party

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May 02, 2011

Rights of Ontario Farm Workers Abandoned by Supreme Court

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Apr 28, 2011

NDP's Jack Layton riding ‘seismic shift' into second place, poll shows

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Apr 28, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Swiss Water Members Ratify New Deal

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Apr 27, 2011

Supreme Court to Rule on Farm Workers' Rights

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Apr 27, 2011

2010 Migrant Workers Scholarship Winners Announced

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Apr 05, 2011

UFCW Local 401 Helps Bring Hope to Lubicon

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Apr 01, 2011

Workers Occupy Legislature After Bill to Ban Replacement Workers Defeated

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Apr 01, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


What Sex Has to Do With Getting Ahead at Wal-Mart  

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Mar 30, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart case hits high-court skepticism  

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Mar 29, 2011

Time For a New Government

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Mar 17, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


B.C. minimum wage to vault to $10.25

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Mar 07, 2011

Labour Board orders end to Malteurop strike in Winnipeg 
  

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Feb 25, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Atlas/ Western Grocers Engineered Labour Standards

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Feb 24, 2011

Loblaw President Steps Down  

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Feb 15, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Swiss Water Members Unanimously Vote Strike  

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Jan 31, 2011

Canadian pension plans earned 10.4% in 2010 
  

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Jan 31, 2011

New webCampus Courses  

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Jan 31, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Migrant Workers File $10 Million Lawsuit against Denny's in British Columbia

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Jan 31, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart Targets Grocery Buyers  

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Jan 26, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


No Deal for Swiss Water Members

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Jan 17, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Aramark Vancouver Members Ratify New Deal

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Jan 10, 2011 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Aramark Members to Vote on Memorandum of Settlement

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2010 News Releases
Dec 21, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Premium Brands Members Ratify New Agreement

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Dec 20, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Union Declares Victory Over Walmart in Free Speech Battle  

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Dec 11, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Overwaitea 4000+ Hours, Members Issues Resolved

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Dec 03, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Loblaws Members ratify new Collective Agreement

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Nov 26, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Ratification Meetings for Loblaws Members 

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Nov 26, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement for Loblaws Members 

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Nov 24, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Back to the Bargaining Table for Loblaws Members 

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Nov 14, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


President Gib Whitlock Passes Away 

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Oct 20, 2010

150 Walmart Workers Gain Union Contract  

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Oct 18, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Cold Logic Members Vote to Join Local 247 

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Oct 18, 2010

Ontario RCSS and Great Food Members Ratify New Deal  

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Oct 15, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement reached With Premium Brands 

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Oct 15, 2010

Court upholds union certification at Wal-Mart store in Saskatchewan  

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Oct 15, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Quebec Superior Court ruling brings Jonquiere Walmart workers one step closer to justice  

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Oct 08, 2010

Zehrs/RCSS Strike Postponed 

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Oct 07, 2010

Majority of UFCW Loblaw Members Ratify Deal 

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Oct 07, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Congratulations to the 2010 UFCW Local 247 Scholarship Winners! 

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Oct 04, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Loblaws to open Delta and Richmond Superstore on Christmas Day 

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Oct 03, 2010

UFCW Ontario locals reach tentative settlement with Ontario Loblaw stores

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Sep 28, 2010

Western Western Waffles Members Ratify New Deal

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Sep 13, 2010

Ontario Loblaw Workers Set Strike Deadline

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Aug 31, 2010

Western Western Waffles Members Reject Memorandum

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Aug 27, 2010

Canada Malting Workers Strike in Calgary 

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Aug 25, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement for Western Waffles 

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Aug 24, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Lets Get Back to the Table  

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Aug 24, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Aramark and Premium Brands Negotiations Begin  

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Aug 17, 2010

XL Beef to Close Permanently 

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Aug 04, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Information for RCSS Members on: Deal of the Week; 

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Aug 04, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Scholarships Available to UFCW Members or Dependant Children, Children of Migrant Workers  

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Jul 20, 2010

Quebec- Loblaw Banner Contract Talks Heating Up 

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Jul 20, 2010

Ontario Loblaw talks resume after massive strike mandate 

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Jun 14, 2010

Saving Lives, Making History 

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Jun 08, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Safeway Special Job Transfers 

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Jun 07, 2010

RWDSU Joins National Council 

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Jun 07, 2010

webCampus making the mark 

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Jun 04, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Change in Administration for UFCW Pension Plan 

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May 31, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Update on Safeway PeopleSoft Issuess 

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May 06, 2010

Loblaw Profits Rise as T&T Purchase Helps Lift Sales

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May 06, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Talks Break Off for 30,000 Loblaw Workers in Ontario

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May 03, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Mediator to Resolve Outstanding OTF Issues

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Apr 22, 2010

Premeir Stelmach: End the Harvest of Death! 

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Apr 22, 2010

UFCW Canada union victory for Quebec farm workers 

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Apr 14, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


New Agreement for Centennial Foods 

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Apr 09, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


One More Day For OTF Bargaining

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Mar 26, 2010

Cows Slaughtered at XL Beef

 

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Mar 26, 2010

Back to Work for CNIB Employees

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Mar 17, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart worker fired over medical marijuana

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Mar 05, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Safeway Responds to T-4 Errors

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Mar 04, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW 247 & 1518 Supporting Journeyperson Accreditation 

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Feb 16, 2010 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Mediator Helps Find Solution For OTF Issue

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Jan 29, 2010

Winning Recipes From the UFCW 247 Cookbook!

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Jan 29, 2010

Surprise Executive Departure Seen A "Loss" For Loblaw

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Jan 18, 2010

New Resource for New Parents

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Jan 15, 2010

Strike vote held by UFCW members working at Springhill Farms

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Jan 06, 2010

Maple Leaf workers approve contract

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2009 News Releases
Dec 17, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


BC Minimum Wage Still Frozen

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Dec 01, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Walmart escapes Supreme Court Decision on technicality

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Nov 20, 2009

UFCW Loses a Friend with Nelson Reeds Passing

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Nov 15, 2009

Breakthrough at Old Dutch!

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Nov 15, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


How's Your Work Enviroment? Take the Survey!

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Nov 13, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Mediator Issues Decision on OTF Wages

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Nov 11, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


J.S. McMillan Members Ratify New Deal

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Nov 11, 2009

National Resolution on CCWIPP

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Nov 05, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Walmart to Finally Pay Some Workers

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Oct 31, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Fruit Industry Award Released

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Oct 22, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Atlas Logistics Employees Join Local 247 and Ratify Agreement

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Oct 22, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Swiss Water members ratify new deal

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Oct 08, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Congratulations to the 2009 UFCW Local 247 Scholarship Winners!

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Oct 08, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Fruit Industry Mediation Update/ Summerland Closure

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Oct 03, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


J.S. McMillan Members Vote 94% for Strike

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Sep 30, 2009

Historic victory for migrant farm workers

 

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Sep 24, 2009

XL Beef staff locked out at Moose Jaw

 

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Sep 24, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart loses Quebec Labour Board ruling

 

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Sep 21, 2009

J.S. McMillan Negotiations

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Sep 09, 2009

More women than men employed in Canada in first 6 months of this year

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Sep 09, 2009

Edmonton Warehouse Workers on Strike

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Aug 24, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Binding Mediation for Fruit Industry

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Aug 21, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Fruit Industry Members Join NDF

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Jul 31, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Mediation for Fruit Industry Bargaining

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Jul 31, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Swiss Water Members Reject Settlement

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Jul 29, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Loblaw Purchase T&T Chain

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Jul 15, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Fruit Industry Members Give 99% Strike Mandate

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Jul 15, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Notice of Elections Mailed to all Local 247 Members

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Jul 08, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Local 247 Wins Important Overtime Arbitration at Westfair Warehouse

 

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Jul 03, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Strike Votes for Fruit Industry Members

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Jul 02, 2009

Workers at World's Largest Pork Plant Ratify First-Ever Union Contract

 

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Jul 02, 2009

Workers take aim at Old Dutch

 

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Jun 24, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Westfair Doesn't Want You at Top Rate

 

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Jun 17, 2009

UFCW Canada sets new annual fundraising record of more than $1.6 million for leukemia research

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Jun 17, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Progress Slow and Steady for RCSS/Western Grocers Bargaining

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Jun 08, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Update on Westfair Centralized Meat Cutting Facility

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Jun 02, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Westfair Announces Centralized Meat Cutting Facility

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May 15, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Real Canadian Wholesale Club Members Ratify New Deal

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May 07, 2009

Higher food prices give supermarket chain Loblaw 73 profit boost in first quarter

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May 07, 2009

UFCW CANADA and Allies call to end Canada's Shameful Secret

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May 03, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


VersaCold Members Ratify New Deal

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May 01, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Two Days of Talks but no Deal for Extra Foods/Super Valu Members

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Apr 29, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement for RCWC Members

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Apr 24, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement Reached with Versacold

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Apr 19, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


IGA Members Ratify New Agreement

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Apr 16, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement Reached with IGA

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Apr 15, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


IGA Negotiations a Waiting Game

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Apr 09, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


180-plus Walmart workers gain UFCW Canada contract

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Apr 02, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


IGA Negotiations to Continue With Mediator

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Apr 02, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


RCWC Negotiations Stall

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Mar 31, 2009

Workers locked out at potato chip plant in Calgary

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Mar 30, 2009

SK Labour Board Reaches Decision on Wal-Mart Reconsideration Application

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Mar 16, 2009

Manitoba Safeway Members Accept New Contract

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Mar 13, 2009

Canadian workers hit with more job losses

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Mar 13, 2009

Safeway strike averted in Manitoba

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Mar 08, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


IGA Members vote 98% for Strike

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Mar 02, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Strike Votes for IGA Members

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Feb 06, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Taking on the Wal-Mart giant Unions are fighting an uphill battle in trying to organize the store's employees

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Feb 06, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Canada lost 129,000 jobs in January: StatsCan

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Jan 26, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


"The Boogey Man Has No Boogey"

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Jan 26, 2009

Fix Employmennt Insurance Now!

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Jan 22, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Jonquière Wal-Mart workers get their day in court

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Jan 08, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


IGA Bargaining Stalls

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Jan 08, 2009

CLC ends Petro Canada boycott

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Jan 05, 2009

Canada’s top CEOs reach new pay high

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Jan 01, 2009 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Versa Derwent Members Ratify New Deal

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2008 News Releases
Dec 18, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Stong's Market members ratify new deal

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Dec 18, 2008

Another Wal-Mart unionized in Quebec

 

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Dec 16, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Versa Derwent Mediation Set

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Dec 12, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement for Stong's Members

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Dec 10, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Bargaining Updates for Stong's and Versa Members

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Dec 09, 2008

Wal-Mart in Weyburn certified as UFCW Canada unionized store

 

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Dec 05, 2008

Harper delay tactics doomed to fail as battle for democracy kicks in

 

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Dec 05, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


On December 6, Remember Montreal and More

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Dec 05, 2008

Get Your Act Together! comments CLC Leader

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Nov 05, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Canada: The Union for Sobeys-Thriftys Workers

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Nov 05, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Real Canadian Superstores to Open 24 Hours for Holiday Season

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Nov 05, 2008

National Boycott of Petro-Canada

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Oct 30, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Important Notice for Canada Safeway Members

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Oct 29, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 247 Wins Appeal Regarding PriceSmart

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Oct 22, 2008

UFCW Canada Local 503 members on strike at 13 Maxi stores in Eastern Quebec

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Oct 17, 2008

Wal-Mart chooses cheap oil change over Canada’s constitution

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Oct 09, 2008

Strike averted at Alberta Superstore's

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Oct 09, 2008

Maple Leaf, striking workers return to talks

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Oct 08, 2008

Maple Leaf Poultry Plant plucks more than Chickens

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Oct 06, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Grimm's Members Ratify New Contract

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Oct 06, 2008

Westfair members in Manitoba ratify new five-year collective agreement

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Oct 03, 2008

Superstore strike averted in Saskatchewan but not in Alberta

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Oct 03, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Congratulations to the 2008  UFCW 247 Scholarship Winners!

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Oct 03, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Grimm's Ratification/ Strike Vote Meeting

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Oct 02, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Prairie strikes set to start at Loblaw Companies banners

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Oct 01, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Safeway Negotiations Update

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Sep 28, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Grimms Members Reject Settlement

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Sep 25, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement for Grimms Members

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Sep 21, 2008

Workers return as Maple Leaf plant reopens

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Sep 17, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Mediation for Grimms Members

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Sep 17, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Strike Vote for 1518 Terrace Shoppers Members

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Sep 17, 2008

Farm workers repatriated after exercising human rights

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Sep 17, 2008

Local 1400 Takes Strike Vote at Superstore

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Jun 27, 2008

XL Foods to buy Lakeside Packers

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Jun 27, 2008

Grocery Workers in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama Achieve Fair Agreement with Kroger Company

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May 22, 2008

Appeal Court set to hear Ontario ban on farm unions

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May 22, 2008

Super Marché workers vote to strike

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Apr 21, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Loblaws Announces Executive Changes

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Apr 10, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Hearings Comtinue at Labour Relations Board

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Apr 08, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


New Store Hours for B.C. Superstores

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Mar 25, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


247 Members Vote to Send Smaller Delegation

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Mar 10, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wayne Robinson, 1958-2008

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Feb 27, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Fruit Industry Members Ratify New Deal

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Feb 25, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Negotiating Committees Announced

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Feb 15, 2008

Alberta Safeway deals reached

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Feb 05, 2008

Manitoba farm workers gain equal status under provincial Employment Standards Code: UFCW Canada leader calls on Ontario to follow Manitoba's lead

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Jan 21, 2008 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Agreement Reached on CAO Positions at RCSS Stores

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2007 News Releases
Dec 11, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart Canada CEO to Retire

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Nov 13, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Lawrence Meats Members Ratify New Deal

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Nov 05, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Clerk IIs & Junior Clerks to have easier access to Benefits soon

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Oct 15, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart's labour practices face trial yet again

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Oct 04, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart Workers Win $62 Million

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Oct 04, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Scholarship Winners Announced

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Oct 04, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Loblaw's deal could hit warehouse jobs

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Aug 09, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Aramark members Ratify New Deal

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Aug 01, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Kraft Foods Members Ratify New Deal

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Jul 30, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Scholarship Deadline Approaching 

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Jun 19, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Supreme Court ruling opens the way to Ontario farm worker unions

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May 28, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


U.S. Grocery stores brace for another strike

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May 10, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


 J.S. McMillan Members Ratify New Agreement

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Apr 23, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart's Appeal Application Dismissed

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Mar 23, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Anti-scab suffers from MP flip-flops

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Mar 18, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Palace Casino Ordered to Pay Damages to Union

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Mar 13, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Analyst: Union Campaigns Hurt Wal-Mart

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Feb 15, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart's record on health care

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Feb 09, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Former Local 1518 President Rudy Krickan Passes

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Feb 07, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Appeal court allows lawsuit against Wal-Mart to proceed

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Feb 07, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


"Wait Times Guarantees": Who will guarantee the Publics interest over Profit?

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Jan 26, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart settles overtime dispute

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Jan 22, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Loblaw to cut up to 1,000 jobs at offices

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Jan 08, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart Tries Again to Salvage Its Declining Public Image

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Jan 03, 2007 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart employees seek more damages

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2006 News Releases
Dec 15, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Leukemia Cash Draw Winners!!

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Dec 15, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Childrens Christmas Party a Big Success!!

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Dec 09, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Behind the Wal-Mart smile

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Dec 09, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart loses round in Gatineau union fight

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Dec 09, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Olymel Closes Plant

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Nov 24, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Grand Forks Members to Vote on First Agreement

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Nov 23, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


George Weston Limited - Quarterly Report to Shareholders

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Nov 20, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Westfair to Extend Store Hours for Holiday Season

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Nov 19, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Westfair Foods announces the closure of 3 Wholesale Clubs in BC

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Nov 16, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Saskatchewan Court of Appeal Dismisses Wal-Marts Latest Appeal

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Nov 16, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart Employees Awarded $78M for Unpaid Work

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Nov 15, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


To: Kelowna, Vernon and Cranbrook Superstore Meat Production Employees

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Oct 18, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart Employees Awarded $78M for Unpaid Work

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Oct 13, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Westfair Foods cancels plans for Central Meat Cutting Facility

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Oct 12, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Members at Park Royal Extra Foods Ratify New Deal

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Oct 12, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Brooke Sundin Announces Retirement

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Oct 10, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Scholarship Winners Announced

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Oct 04, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Deal reached for Park Royal Extra Foods

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Oct 02, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Mediator to help in Grand Forks Bargaining

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Oct 02, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Loblaw talks continue as workers deliver a strike mandate

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Sep 21, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Mark Foote takes over as Loblaw president

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Sep 06, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


DENTAL PLAN INFO FOR CLERK II's & JUNIOR CLERKS (Save-On/Safeway/Overwaitea Members)

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Sep 01, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Grand Forks Members Vote 83 percent to Strike

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Aug 30, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Westfair Foods Payroll Error Effects 4,000 Local 247 Members

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Aug 14, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Extra Foods/ Westfair Locks Out/ Layoff Prince George members

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Aug 10, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Off- Scale Increases Effective August 13th for RCSS, Western Grocers and Corporate Extra Foods

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Aug 01, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Saskatchewan court rules against Wal-Mart in labour battle

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Aug 01, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart first China union could mean more to come

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Jul 13, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Chilliwack Save-On Foods #913 to be converted to a Price Smart

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Jul 13, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Another bomb alert at Wal-Mart

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Jul 13, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Park Royal Extra Foods strike hits 6 months

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Jul 11, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart employees forced to help search for bomb

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Jul 10, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart says Sask labour board is biased, argues it can't get fair hearing

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Jul 07, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Vancouver City Council delays decision on big-box stores

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Jun 13, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Hanley elected as International Executive Vice President of UFCW International

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May 12, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 1518 members leafleting Westfair stores

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May 11, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Westfair removes "Staff" reference in Leaflet

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May 04, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Company Announces Courtenay Save On Foods to Close

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May 01, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


NDP MP's LAUNCH ANTI-SCAB BILL ON MAY DAY

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Apr 14, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


1518 Comparison Shows Shopping at Pricesmart Not All That Smart!

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Apr 13, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Legal Picket Line at RCSS 1560

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Apr 12, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Union and Canada Safeway agree to Protocol Agreement

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Apr 07, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart promotes executive who warned of sick workers

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Apr 07, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart's dirty secret is out

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Mar 22, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Grievance filed over 247 lanyards and pens.

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Mar 21, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Loblaw executives forgo 2005 bonuses

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Mar 21, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Can Wal-Mart Keep Unions Out?

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Mar 17, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 247 member wins Scholarship

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Mar 11, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Rally held to support striking workers at Super Valu/Extra Foods

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Mar 08, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


A second BC Wal-Mart location goes union with UFCW Canada

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Mar 08, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Extra Foods Members Vote to Join Local 247

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Mar 07, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Jury awards Wal-Mart worker $13.9 million

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Mar 07, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Western Waffles Ltd. Members Ratify New Deal

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Mar 03, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Deal for Western Waffles Ltd. Members

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Feb 22, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


 Loblaw's Joe-Fresh to take on Wal-Mart in apparel retail battle

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Feb 21, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


New Deal for Versacold Members

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Feb 14, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Asda Wal-Mart guilty of anti-trade union activity

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Feb 14, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart denies harassment

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Feb 14, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Former Wal-Mart Worker Files Proposed Class-action Lawsuit 

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Feb 14, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Minister having second thoughts about new labour law for Alberta- Big Suprise!

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Feb 09, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Supreme Court to hear unions' challenge of B.C. law Wednesday

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Feb 03, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Employee: Wal-Mart Fired Me for Being Pregnant

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Jan 20, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Former Wal-Mart Exec to plead Guilty

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Jan 13, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 1518 Extra Foods Members Begin Strike, 247 Members Effected

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Jan 13, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Advance Polls For Federal Election Open Saturday, Monday

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Jan 10, 2006

WAL-MART WATCH
Wal-Mart is the target of health care legislation in 30 U.S. states

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Jan 07, 2006

WAL-MART WATCH
Former exec will plead guilty

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Jan 03, 2006 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 247 Files Grievance over OFG Plans to Convert Whalley Save-On to PriceSmart Store

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2005 News Releases
Dec 22, 2005

WAL-MART WATCH
Wal-Mart Web site makes racial connections

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Dec 12, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


 Creston Extra Foods Agreement

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Dec 12, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


 World Jr. Hockey Draw Winners Announced

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Dec 04, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


 Manitoba Poultry Workers Settle

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Nov 12, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 247 Loses a Friend in George Semeniuk

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Oct 26, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Deal for Swiss Water Coffee Members

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Oct 20, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Update- Westfair Meat Cutting Facility

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Oct 20, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Sign the Petition- Support the BCTF

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Oct 19, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


BC's Teachers Strike- Labour Board Rules Picketing Illegal!

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Sep 19, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart found guilty in Quebec store closure

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Aug 29, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Labour Day Rally in Support of TWU Members

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Aug 02, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


New Deal in Vanderhoof

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Jul 25, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Telus Workers Need Our Support: Five Years Without A Wage Increase, While Company CEO Makes $7 Million!

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Jul 21, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Alberta screws Lakeside workers

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Jul 20, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Strike delayed for at least 60 days at Lakeside Packers in Brooks

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Jul 19, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Strike at Lakeside Packers

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Jul 18, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Brooks braces for possible strike at Lakeside

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Jul 04, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Pitt Meadows Warehouse affected by Vancouver Port Closure

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Jun 07, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Ontario Locals tell Loblaws- "No Deal"

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Jun 01, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Vanderhoof Extra Foods Bargaining- Updated

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May 03, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart Store in Jonquière Shuts Its Doors Earlier Than Planned 

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Apr 13, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Fired Wal-Mart Worker On Hunger Strike.

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Mar 29, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Vanderhoof Members Vote 95% for Strike Action

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Mar 23, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Happy Wal-Mart workers? Hardly

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Mar 22, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Loses a Leader and Friend

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Feb 28, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN

S
Representation Vote at IGA

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Feb 25, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN

S
Class Hours Returned to GM Assistants

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Feb 07, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Northern Calif. Grocery Workers Win 3-Year Pacts

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Feb 07, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Answers WAL-MART Ad Pitch With Canadian Gains

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Jan 28, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Zehrs workers asked to reopen contract

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Jan 20, 2005 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Helping Victims of the Disaster in Asia

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2004 News Releases
Dec 16, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


New Agreement forStong's Markets Accepted by the Membership

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Dec 14, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement reached with Stong's Markets Ltd.

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Dec 01, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Mediation for Stong's Markets Ltd.

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Nov 29, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Attention: ALL FRUIT INDUSTRY MEMBERS

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Nov 18, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Open Letter to Ontario Premier from UFCW National Director

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Nov 13, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Kootenays General Membership Meetings

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Nov 13, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Special Union Meeting-Versacold  Corpak Centre

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Nov 12, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement Reached Between Safeway and Local 832

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Nov 09, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Fruit Industry Tentative Agreement

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Nov 05, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Stongs Members Send Message

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Nov 04, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Versa Cold-Annis Island Ratify New Deal

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Nov 01, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Quality Meats workers on strike

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Oct 29, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


First union meeting with Wal-Mart management

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Oct 29, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Manitoba Safeway Workers Vote 97 per cent in Favour of Strike

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Oct 13, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Centennial Foods Members Ratify

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Oct 04, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Centennial Foods Ratification

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Sep 27, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Quebec Labour Relations Board orders Wal-Mart to stop interfering at Brossard store

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Aug 28, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Canada Local 401 wins vote at Lakeside Packers

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Aug 26, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Lakeside will take union vote today

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Aug 16, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart case put on fast track

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Aug 12, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW optimistic about Lakeside

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Aug 03, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart workers in Quebec join UFCW

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Jul 23, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Saskatchewan labour leader tells Wal-Mart to leave if it doesn't like laws

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Jul 19, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Local 501 applies for Wal-Mart store in Brossard

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Jul 12, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 247 Training Centre in the News

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Jul 08, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart workers in Jonquière ask for union again

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Jul 07, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement at Dickson's Coffee

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Jul 06, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Versacold Annacis Island Reject Offer

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Jun 30, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Loses a Friend in Norman Musgrave

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Jun 25, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tenative Agreement Reached with Versacold Storage

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Jun 15, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Terrace Wal-Mart Employees Apply To Join Local 1518

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Jun 13, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


 J S McMillan Members Get New Contract

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Jun 08, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Thompson Wal-Mart workers vote again on union

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May 19, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Local 401 Back in Brooks

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May 17, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Okanagan Training and Education Centre to provide employment assistance

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May 10, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Loblaws warehouse workers stay with UFCW

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May 03, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


B.C. government, health union reach settlement

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Apr 30, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Union defiant as B.C. orders end to hospital strike

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Apr 30, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart discounts the truth in latest pronouncement

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Apr 03, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement Reached in Manitoba

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Mar 25, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


"House" Will Be Missed

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Mar 18, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Union vote set for Jonquière Wal-Mart

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Mar 02, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


"Drive for a Cure" Golf Classic

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Mar 02, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Leif Hansen Tribute Dinner

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Mar 02, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Dority Retires/ Hansen Takes Charge

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Mar 01, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Workers approve deal in landslide

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Feb 27, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW and California grocers reach tentative deal

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Feb 20, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Canada and NUPGE sign Agricultural Workers Protocol

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Feb 12, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Negotiations Resume in California

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Feb 06, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wholesale Club Host Issue Resolved

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Jan 23, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


IGA Agreement Ratified

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Jan 20, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


View the IGA Tentative Agreement

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Jan 19, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Strike Vote Meetings -Click Here

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Jan 19, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Millions in Bonuses for Wal-Mart Execs; Thousands of Unpaid Hours for Wal-Mart Workers

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Jan 16, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Agreement with IGA

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Jan 16, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW International Scholarships 2004

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Jan 14, 2004 SPECIAL BULLETIN


No deal in sight after weekend negotiations break down

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2003 News Releases
Dec 15, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Labour board rules in favour of UFCW Local 1000A

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Dec 15, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Second 50/50 Draw Raises Money  

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Dec 12, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Kroger workers head to Charleston to vote on contract

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Nov 28, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


 Workers ratify contract with Maple Lodge Farms

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Nov 21, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


 Negotiations in Southern California Grocery Strike and Lockout To Resume Saturday

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Nov 20, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


 Maple Lodge Farm Workers still on strike

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Nov 19, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


The Wal-Martization of America

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Nov 17, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


IGA Negotiations

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Nov 10, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Local 247 Scholarship Winners

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Nov 07, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


We Have a Winner!!!

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Nov 03, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Strike Ends In St. Louis

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Oct 31, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Overwaitea Zone 2 Ratifies by 95%

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Oct 23, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


National Director Michael Fraser's Letter to the Toronto Star Editor on Wal-Mart 

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Oct 18, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 19

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Oct 18, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Overwaitea Zone 1 Ratifies by 74%

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Oct 18, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Overwaitea Zone 1 Raifiies by 74%

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Oct 18, 2003

 Westfair Negotiations - Update no. 6

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Oct 17, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Overwaitea Zone 2 Meetings

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Oct 15, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 32
SAFEWAY ZONE 1 SETTLEMENT RATIFIED BY 79%

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Oct 14, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


70,000 on Strike/Lockout in California

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Oct 03, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Overwaitea Zone 1 Ratification Meetings

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Oct 03, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 17

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Oct 03, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 29
Tentative Settlement Reached

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Oct 02, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 17

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Oct 02, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Tentative Deal Reached Between UFCW Local 247 and Overwaitea Foods

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Sep 30, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 29
Tentative Settlement Reached

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Sep 30, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 31
Tentative Settlement Reached

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Sep 29, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 30

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Sep 24, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 1518 Members Accept Safeway Contract by 70.3%

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Sep 23, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 29
Retail (Case) Ready Program

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Sep 23, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 29
Retail (Case) Ready Program

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Sep 23, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Retail Ready (Case) Program

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Sep 18, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Safeway Negotiations Update

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Sep 17, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 1518 Negotiations Continue

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Sep 15, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 28
UFCW Local 247 Safeway Negotiations Continue

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Sep 15, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 16

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Sep 05, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 1518 Rejects Final Offer By 55%

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Sep 02, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 15

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Aug 30, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Negotiations Updates

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Aug 23, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 14

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Aug 23, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 247 and National Office Supporting Fire Relief Fund

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Aug 21, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 27
UFCW Local 247 Negotitations Resume

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Aug 19, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Final Offer Vote For Local 1518 Safeway Members

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Aug 19, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 26
 Final Offer Vote for Local 1518 Safeway Members

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Aug 15, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 1518 Union Negotiating Committee, Safeway To Meet Monday

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Aug 14, 2003

 Westfair Negotiations - Update no. 5

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Aug 14, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 25
 UFCW LOCAL 1518 ZONE 1 MEMBERS REJECT SAFEWAYS FINAL OFFER .

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Aug 06, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Local 1518 Reviewing Company Offer

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Aug 06, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


1518 to Launch Rotating Strikes, Voting on Latest Offer

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Aug 05, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


SAFEWAY PICKETING INFO IN EVENT OF LOCAL 1518 -SAFEWAY DISPUTE

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Aug 05, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 13
  Union Prepared to Meet at Any Time...  

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Aug 03, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


SAFEWAY AND UFCW LOCAL 1518 RETURN TO THE BARGAINING TABLE

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Aug 03, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


12:55 AM-Sunday, August 3rd-Safeway Asks To Return To Talks With Local 1518

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Aug 01, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Safeway Issues Lockout Notice to Local 1518

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Jul 31, 2003

 Westfair Negotiations - Update no. 4

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Jul 29, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 24
UFCW Local 1518 Rejects Company Offer.

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Jul 25, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Meeting for Safeway Picket Captains

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Jul 23, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 23
Safeway has today tabled a new offer with UFCW Local 1518.

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Jul 23, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN

Ratification Meeting Notice To all Members at Aramark Coffee

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Jul 21, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN

Grimm's Fine Foods Ltd Employees Vote 82% in Favour of New Collective Agreement

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Jul 20, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 22
UFCW Local 1518 to Vote on Safeway's Settlement Offer.

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Jul 16, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 21
Safeway Rescinds Zone 1 Layoff Notice

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Jul 15, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Safeway Presents Settlement Offer To Local 1518

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Jul 14, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 12
No Bargaining Sessions Scheduled, Local 1518 in Mediation...  

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Jul 10, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Safeway Issues Layoff Notice For Zone 1

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Jul 10, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 20
Union Tables Response to Safeway Proposal....

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Jul 10, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 19
Union Tables Response to Safeway Proposal....

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Jul 07, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 11
No Bargaining Sessions Scheduled, Local 1518 in Mediation...  

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Jul 07, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 18
Safeway to Issue Layoff Notice to 247 Members....

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Jul 02, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 10
Negotiations with the Company continue on June 2nd and 3rd ...  

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Jun 26, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Safeway Strike/Lockout Pay and Picket Registration Form

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Jun 25, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 17
Safeway Tables Outrageous and Insulting Package Offer....

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Jun 24, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Local 1518 and Safeway to meet with Mediator

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Jun 19, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 16
In the afternoon of April 18, 2003 we were advised....

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Jun 13, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


UFCW Local 401 and Safeway reach Tentative Agreement

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Jun 12, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 15
Negotiations with Safeway resumed on June 11, 2003....

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Jun 12, 2003

 Westfair Negotiations - Update no. 3

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Jun 06, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Aramark Canada members reject offer

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Jun 01, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 9
Negotiations with the Company continue on June 2nd and 3rd ...  

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May 28, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


PM responds to UFCW Canada request for EI relief for beef industry workers

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May 27, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Good news for Local 247 Members in Prince Rupert!

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May 23, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 14
Another two days of negotiations concluded on May 21....

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May 23, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Negotiations at Aramark Canada Ltd. and Grimm's Fine Foods Ltd.

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May 23, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Guelph beef workers face massive layoffs

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May 12, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Wal-Mart found guilty of unfair labour practices by BC Labour Relations Board!

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May 09, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 13
Safeway not getting the Message....

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May 06, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 8
Progress made but "status quo" not good enough...  

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May 06, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


BC Government: Stop Violating Workers' Rights!

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May 05, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Safeway reports $162 Million first-quarter profits!!

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May 01, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 12
Strike Vote information notice....

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May 01, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 11
Strike Vote information notice....

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Apr 30, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Results of Election of Delegates for International Convention

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Apr 29, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 7
Negotiations with the Company resumed on April 30th and May 1st...  

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Apr 23, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 10
INFORMATION NOTICE, to all Safeway members in Zone 1....

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Apr 23, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 9
INFORMATION NOTICE, to all Safeway members in Zone 2....

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Apr 22, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Register Now for the Goverments New Pharmacare Program !

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Apr 11, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 6
Negotiations with the Company resumed on April 7th and 8th...  

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Apr 10, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


Upcoming Election and General Membership Meetings

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Apr 07, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 8
Negotiations continued on April 3rd and 4th, 2003....

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Apr 03, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


To All Members of UFCW Local 247- SARS and the confusion surrounding it...
   

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Apr 02, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 5
Negotiations with the Company resumed on March 24th, 25TH, 27TH, and 28th...  

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Mar 27, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


To All Members at Canada Safeway Limited and Overwaitea Food Group...    

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Mar 21, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 7
At the bargaining sessions with Safeway on March 18th, 19th and 20th the parties continued discussions on non-monetary issues...    

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Mar 15, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 4
Negotiations with the Company resumed on March 11th and 12th...    

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Mar 14, 2003 SPECIAL BULLETIN


To All Members in Meat and Related Depts. Employed by Canada Safeway Limited , Overwaitea Food Group and Tober Enterprises (IGA)...    

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Mar 10, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 6
When your Committee met with Safeway toward the end of February we told the Company negotiators that we wanted to know the Company's plans regarding their Retail Ready...    

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Feb 21, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 5
Negotiations with Safeway continued on February 17th and 18th...    

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Feb 11, 2003

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 3
Your Negotiating Committee has now had six bargaining sessions with the Company...    

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Feb 11, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 4
At the initial bargaining sessions on February 4th and 5th, 2003 the Company and the Union exchanged proposals to officially get the bargaining under way...    

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Jan 16, 2003

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 3
As you may know UFCW Local 1518 met with Safeway on January 14th and 15th, 2003...    

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2002 News Releases
Dec 30, 2002

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 2
Following the recent Contract Proposal Conference we contacted the Company regarding the commencement of negotiations to renew the contract...    

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Dec 30, 2002

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 2
Your full Negotiating Committees have now met the Employer on November 12th, November 13th and December 9th, 2002...    

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Oct 30, 2002

SAFEWAY NEGOTIATIONS - Bulletin NO. 1
Following the recent Contract Proposal Conference we contacted the Company regarding the commencement of negotiations to renew the contract...    

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Oct 28, 2002

OVERWAITEA FOOD GROUP NEGOTIATIONS - UPDATE NO. 1
Further to the Special Newsletter which was issued recently we have now contacted the Company regarding the commencement of negotiations...    

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