Referee Vince Ready issued the decision regarding Safeway-UFCW 1518 contract SOURCE: United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1518 1. All UFCW 1518s must be fully maximized in their regular classification; However, due to the high volume of work, Clerks or cashiers can work between classifications. Signed by: Suzanne Hodge, UFCW Local 247 President; Kim Novak, UFCW 1518 President; Sean Naldrett, Sobeys Director, Labour Relations Overwaitea Members authorize the transfer of their membership to Local 1518 Dan Goodman, Secretary of State of UFCW 247, said, “We will monitor the operation of this agreement for members.” Westfair members in Manitoba ratify the new five-year collective agreement For more information: Media Contact: Kate Milberry, Press Secretary, UFCW 1518, 604.329.1272 or firstname.lastname@example.org Loblaw DC Committee and Company reach an agreement – (updated with details) 8. Regardless of the work done, members will continue to pay EU royalties to their home associations and will be covered by the terms of their current collective agreement. 6. Any member of UFCW 1518 or UFCW 247 in a company wishing to deduct its ATO or holiday banks can do so upon request. 3. Similarly, once UFCW 247 members have maximized their hours in their home department, and there is need for more support in the department, UFCW 1518 members can perform the work in the department in distress, there should be a lack of people. 7. Any new candidate, who works primarily in the “cashier” or “General Clerk” classification, is recruited as a member of UFCW 1518 and a member recruited for Deli, Meats, etc. will also be a member of UFCW 247.
UFCW 1518 represents approximately 4,000 members working in Safeway stores in BC. The terms of the above agreement are time-limited and will be reviewed by the parties in 30 days to determine whether it is necessary to extend it if high volume and demand persist in Den Safeway`s subsidiaries. Due to the unprecedented and highly unusual circumstances resulting from the high demand and volume in Safeway B.C stores, COVID-19, UFCW 1518, UFCW 247 and Sobeys Inc. collaborated to find ways for members to continue to operate for hours due to temporary changes to the operation. President Limpright said he hoped the 99 per cent no vote would encourage Sobey to return to the negotiating table. “We hope that this strong reaction from our members will bring Sobeys back to the table with the support of the special officer to negotiate a fair and reasonable collective agreement and that Sobeys will finally provide our committee with the disclosure of their plans and finances,” Limpright added. “It`s a chaotic time in stores,” says Suzanne Hodge, president of UFCW 247, “and we negotiated this agreement with Sobeys and UFCW 1518 to give members better options and flexibility at this point. Important news for Safeway members: 3-way agreement between Sobeys, UFCW 247, UFCW 1518 1518 Comparison shows shopping at Pricesmart Not All That Smart! Local 1518 Extra Foods Members Begin Strike, 247 Members Effected NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, August 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Safeway employees, represented by UFCW 1518, voted against Special Representative Vince Ready`s recommendations in a national vote this week. 2. Once all UFCW 1518 members have maximized their hours, all UFCW 247 members who see a reduction in hours (due to service counters changing in the factory) OR, in case more support is required outside their regular service, can perform work in the cash register and/or General Clerk.