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

*Sobeys West Inc. has changed its name to Sobeys Capital Incorporated.


Safeway Workers Ratify New Contract

April 1, 2022

Friday, April 1, 2022 – Safeway workers in Manitoba voted overwhelmingly in favour of accepting their new five-year collective agreement, making them the highest paid, unionized retail workers in the province….
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Ratification Vote Details

March 23, 2022

Your bargaining committee unanimously recommends voting YES to this agreement. Information on the agreement was emailed to members on March 24 and mailed out to those we do not have…
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Safeway Ratification Vote

March 21, 2022

Your bargaining committee unanimously recommends voting YES to support the agreement.  You will be able to vote online or by telephone. Because of COVID-19, we will not have in-person voting…
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Safeway Telephone Town Hall

March 21, 2022

Safeway members will receive a call at both times to invite them into the meeting. If you’re a Safeway member and do not receive a call, you can:Call 1-877-229-8493 and enter…
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Safeway Telephone Town Hall

March 21, 2022

Safeway members will receive a call at both times to invite them into the meeting. If you’re a Safeway member and do not receive a call, you can: Call 1-877-229-8493…
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Good News! Tentative Agreement Reached!

March 17, 2022

Click above to watch President Traeger’s update or read the full transcription below. Hi, I’m Jeff Traeger, president of UFCW Local 832, and I’m coming to you today from our…
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President Traeger gives a crunch-time update

March 16, 2022

Hi, I’m Jeff Traeger, president of UFCW Local 832 and the lead negotiator for this round of talks with Safeway. Here to give you an update from crunch time, it…
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We’re getting close to the deadline!

March 15, 2022

The deadline is coming up fast, and your bargaining committee is pushing hard to get you fair wages and conditions to vote on. We sat down with your committee and…
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Tough days at the bargaining table

March 11, 2022

Hi, I’m Jeff Traeger, president of UFCW Local 832 and the lead negotiator for talks with Safeway. I got to tell you, I’ve been at the bargaining table most of…
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Negotiations Update for Safeway and FreshCo

March 4, 2022

Retail workers like you sent a serious message to Sobeys Capital Incorporated this week by voting overwhelmingly in favour of a strike mandate. You’ve worked hard and deserve to have…
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