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Sobey’s West Inc. (Safeway & FreshCo)

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Keep an eye on this page for bargaining updates for Safeway and Freshco




Meet your Safeway/FreshCo Bargaining Sub-Committee

December 13, 2021

Your negotiations sub-committee provides a critical role in getting key messages out to all members at crucial times during bargaining, as well as ensuring we represent a robust cross-section of…
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Negotiations are officially underway for the Safeway/FreshCo 2022 contract

December 3, 2021

Watch a video update from President Traeger, your lead negotiator. Your negotiating committee met with representatives from Sobeys over the last two days to officially kick off bargaining your new contract and…
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Meet your Safeway & FreshCo Bargaining Committee!

November 26, 2021

Your Bargaining Committee: The proposals are in, the committee is formed, and today, your committee is going through the proposals you’ve all submitted. After today a document will be finalized…
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Bargaining Committee applications are open for Safeway and FreshCo members

September 10, 2021

Apply to join the bargaining committee before October 1, 2021.

Sobeys West Inc. Announces a New “Lockdown Bonus”

November 12, 2020

Earlier today, UFCW 832 was informed by Sobeys West Inc. that they will be reintroducing a new temporary incentive called the “Lockdown Bonus”. “Workers on the frontlines of this pandemic…
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FreshCo Ltd. Frequently Asked Questions

August 10, 2020

Over the past week and a half, the union representatives for the stores that were announced to be converted to FreshCo have been answering questions by email, phone and in-person…
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Pay Options for Members at Sobeys/Safeway

August 10, 2020

During this challenging time, there are many questions and scenarios about your pay when you miss work. Below is an explanation of multiple scenarios for how you would recover pay…
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FreshCo Conversions

June 12, 2020

Hi, I’m Jeff Traeger president of UFCW local 8:32 I’m here to report today on the announcement that Sobeys made yesterday June the ninth that they will be converting three…
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