March 28, 2022
UFCW Union Pension Plan – Retirement Planning Seminar

Bisland Griffith, the administrator group of the UFCW Pension Plan, has announced that they will be offering a virtual Retirement Planning Seminar on May 15 & 16, 2022.

The seminar is open to any active UFCW 247 member who is between the ages of 50-65 and employed at Safeway, Safeway Extra, Stong’s, Kootenay Markets, IGA 49, Extra Foods 8582 or Fresh Street Markets # 9 & #33. The seminar will address a variety of issues pertaining to the retirement transition and experience, such as financial planning, health management, lifestyle considerations, government benefits, and legal issues. The plan administrator also provides information on the pension benefits available to members under the plan.

This two-day virtual seminar will be held on a Sunday May 15, 2022 and Monday May 16, 2022 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. The seminar is free to members and their spouses. If you attend the seminar, it is mandatory that you stay for the full presentation on both days.

It’s important to add that members can only attend the retirement pension seminar once.

If you are interested in attending the virtual seminar:
• call the Bilsland Griffith Benefit Administrators office at 1-888-345-8329 or
• email
Be sure to provide your full name, date of birth, mailing address and, if applicable, the name of your spouse and your spouse’s date.

Please note that this virtual session will move forward only if enough members register to attend.