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Last day of voting on Special Officer report
Voting on the recommendations handed down by Special Officer Vince Ready in the ongoing dispute between UFCW 1518 and Sobeys continues until 7:30pm today. Polling stations opened Monday and Safeway members across the province had the opportunity to review the recommendations and ask questions of the Safeway bargaining committee, union representatives and leadership before casting their vote. The recommendations, which deal with the UFCW 1518’s right of first refusal ...read more 
Sobeys censors union communication in Safeway stores
In the midst of an ongoing labour dispute with UFCW 1518, Sobeys has begun censoring union communication to members in stores. The union has confirmed that Sobeys is directing their managers at Safeway stores in British Columbia to remove a meeting notice that had been posted on the union bulletin board. The meeting notice alerts members to a province-wide vote being held for all Safeway members this week. The ...read more 
Bargaining committee recommends rejection of Special Officer’s report
UFCW 1518’s bargaining committee has rejected recommendations made by Special Officer Vince Ready in the ongoing dispute with Sobeys and is strongly encouraging members vote against them in next week’s province-wide vote. Within the Lower Mainland, voting takes place from 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., with a presentation at 5:00 p.m. Please click hereĀ for dates and locations. Outside the Lower Mainland, voting takes place from 2:30 p.m. – 7:30 ...read more 
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