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Save-on-Foods Shop Stewards: Check your emails!
During the implementation of the Save on Foods re-opener, we will be sending important information to Shop Stewards by email. We remind shop stewards to please check their email. If you are not on our email list please contact reception@ufcw1518.com or call 1.800.661.3708 and ask to speak to Member Records.
FreshCo Agreement Reached in Manitoba
An agreement has now been reached by UFCW 832 with Sobeys that will cover FreshCo stores in Manitoba. We will post details once they have been made available by UFCW 832. UPDATE: July 19th, 2018 Details have been made available by UFCW 832 FreshCo Conversion Language – Appendix F FreshCo CBA – Appendix G
New courses for community health!
Two new courses designed for members working in community health and social services will launch this fall. Shop Steward Fundamentals and Advanced Shop Steward will join Health & Safety Essentials on the roster of trainings created with a specific health care focus. “At the 2018 Health Care Conference, we committed to offering more education for our members working in the community health and social services sectors, and I’m pleased to ...read more 
New union seminar launches in Prince George
Throughout the summer and fall, shop stewards at Save-On-Foods stores across the province will be invited to attend a special seminar held by the union to discuss ways to empower stewards as well how to make their meetings with management more productive. The seminars will be facilitated by Secretary-Treasurer Kim Novak, along with various shop stewards throughout the province. The seminar kick offs in Prince George next week . ...read more 
Update Magazine takes home Ed Finn Award
UFCW 1518’s Update Magazine took home a prestigious award at the Canadian Association of Labour Media Awards last week. The first issue of the rebranded Update won the Ed Finn Award for Excellence in Writing for Print for the feature story: Dangerous Homes: Exploring Violence in Homecare Work. Ed Finn is a trade unionist and journalist with a long and illustrious career in labour media. The story, written by ...read more