On April 1, your union applied for conciliation. The Ministry of Labour appointed a Conciliation Officer who met with both the union and company committees on Tuesday, April 21. His role will be to assist the parties in reaching a settlement.
On Monday, April 20, your bargaining committee met to review and discuss scheduling and local union specific proposals. The committee then met with your employer on April 21, 22 & 23.
Your union bargaining committee finished three days of negotiations with your employer. Your bargaining committee met on Monday March 2 and then met with your employer on March 3, 4, and 5. Several passes of bargaining proposals were conducted and sub-committees were struck to deal with specific issues.
On February 10 and 11, 2015, your union bargaining committee – led by experienced negotiators, from UFCW Canada Locals 1000A, 175 & 633, met with representatives from Loblaws Supermarkets Ltd.
Based on contract proposals completed by our members, the committee’s key priorities at the bargaining table included:
On January 27, your local union executive and servicing staff met with the elected divisional officers from the local union’s Loblaws Great Food and Superstore Divisions to discuss and prepare for negotiations with Loblaws Supermarkets Ltd.
On January 28, the bargaining committee met to review the proposals and the bargaining process.
Negotiations are set to begin February 10 and 11 for bargaining unit members from Loblaws Great Food stores and Real Canadian Superstores.
Your bargaining committee knows you work hard to make Loblaw the #1 grocery retailer in Canada. You deserve to be treated with fairness and respect. It is our commitment to do everything in our power to achieve a fair and strong contract for you and your co-workers.