Shoppers Drug Mart, Regent
Deal Reached on New Agreement for Members at Shopper’s Drug Mart
UFCW Local 832 union negotiator Blake Crothers is pleased to inform that a tentative collective agreement has been reached for the members working at Shopper’s Drug Mart-Regent Avenue.
As such, the union has scheduled a ratification vote for Wednesday, March 15. The bargaining committee—Blake Crothers, Greg Medwedew and Wanda McPhee—are unanimously recommending acceptance of this new deal. The details of the settle will be reviewed with the members prior to taking the vote.
Shoppers Drug Mart Regent Negotiations Underway
The negotiating committees for Shoppers Drug Mart Regent met on January 26 to exchange proposals and begin the bargaining process towards a new collective agreement.
Union negotiator Blake Crothers and union member Wanda McPhee, who comprise the negotiating committee representing the members at Shoppers, were able to work through most of the non-monetary proposals on the first day of bargaining. The parties have further meetings set for March 2 and 3. The union will continue to provide the members with additional updates regarding the status of their negotiations.
Agreement reached for Shoppers Drug Mart Regent
A tentative agreement has been reached with your employer on the renewal of your collective agreement. All outstanding issues were resolved during conciliation that took place between the parties on August 18 & 28, 2014. The new agreement provides improvements to existing wages and contract language.
RATIFICATION VOTE SET
A meeting has been set for a ratification vote for:
Tuesday September 16th, 2014
9:30 a.m. OR 6:30 p.m. (PLEASE ATTEND ONLY ONE MEETING)
Canad Inn Regent Avenue (attached to the Club Regent Casino)
Union applies for conciliation at Shoppers Drug Mart
Since our last negotiation dates with the company in April, the parties have not met again to negotiate. The union has made numerous attempts to get in contact with the employer and was not successful in getting further dates to negotiate.
Shoppers Drug Mart Regent negotiations update
The union negotiating committee met with the employer on February 12 to continue talks toward the renewal of your collective agreement. During these meetings both sides resolved all non-monetary items and have now progressed on to monetary. The union and the company will be meeting again on March 7 & 14, 2014, in hopes of moving closer to a new collective agreement. It is very important that you continue to watch your mail for important updates and possible dates/times of any votes that may be necessary.