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Thousands of BC employees go on strike this week over wages

Approximately 10,000 retail grocery store and warehouse workers at

Loblawstrike this week due to contractual concerns about "wage, fairness, fairness" I will vote.

Workers are employed in 28superstoresand three distribution warehouses throughout the state,United Food and Commercial Workers(UFCW) ) A member of Local247. ..

"These are times of inflation and our members are called pandemic heroes," union branch chief Dan Goodman said in a news release on Sunday.

"Everyone knows the prices of groceries these days, and members put those items on the shelves."

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According to the UFCW news release, union members rejected Robrow's first offer in April, with 97% of members in May. I agreed with the strike.

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Loblaw has since been improved with a signing bonus for all employees, benefiting 6,500 employees. Returned with better offers, including a unified wage scale, and a larger wage increase for long-term senior staff.

Goodman described it as a "significantly improved" proposal, but said the union would set up a picket line if it was rejected. Loblaw has informed the Negotiations Committee that it will issue a corresponding lockout notice if it occurs.

Union member votes are counted on Friday and the results are posted on the website.

The union said thousands of local members had registered for picket obligations and hundreds had received union picket captain training.

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BC Labor Relations Law requires 72 hours of notice for strike voting, but UFCW says Robrow He said he was likely to ask for an extension of that period. Conflicts include fresh goods.

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