Loblaws Bargaining Update: Fourth Round of Bargaining Concludes; Strong Strike Mandate Required to Move Forward

May 6, 2015 at 8:30am

On May 5th your union bargaining committee met with your employer for the 4th round of bargaining.

At this meeting the Union received the employer’s response to our last position of April 23, 2015.

It was clear that the roadblocks to achieving a fair deal still remain. As a result, your union bargaining committee broke off negotiations.

Your committee believes that a strong strike mandate is required from both local union memberships to move the negotiations forward. Your union has scheduled strike votes along with other information meetings to ensure that our members are informed.

Be sure to watch your union bulletin board, website, emails and phone messages this week for further information on these important meetings.

Your participation at these membership meetings is essential. We need you to be engaged and informed to assist your bargaining committee in reaching a fair deal for you and your co-workers. Please encourage all of your co-workers to attend the scheduled meeting in your area.

Together we can make fairness happen at the bargaining table.

Your unions, UFCW Canada Locals 175 & 633 and 1000a, are participating in solidarity bargaining. This means we have the power and strength of 28,000 members coming together; working at Zehrs, Zehrs Great Food and Superstore, Fortinos, Loblaws GreatFood and Superstores across Ontario.

Negotiations will resume on May 25th.