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Bargaining Updates
Historic win at PriceSmart foods
UFCW 1518 members working at PriceSmart foods ratified an historic collective agreement that increased wages by 11 percent for the company’s most vulnerable workers. On February 10, members at the Richmond and Metrotown stores turned out in high numbers to vote to accept the contract. The bargaining committee, composed of Pauline Green, Claire Chai, Carrie Cheng and Stephen Chou, worked tirelessly to craft a fair agreement that addressed systemic ...read more 
New contract for J&L Beef brings important gains
UFCW 1518 members at J & L Beef reached a tentative agreement on January 22, 2107, crafting a deal that made great strides for members – notably an economic increase of at least 14.5 percent over five years.  “This does not include other monetary improvements that UFCW 1518 achieved in this round of bargaining,” explains Kim Balmer, Executive Assistant to the President. Over the term of the agreement, the ...read more