Posted July 20, 2020
Civic Service Union 52 stands in solidarity with the workers at Safeway/Sobeys who are members of UFCW Local 401. We oppose binding arbitration to resolve this dispute and support the recommendations from the mediator to be voted on by the workers affected.
In the event of a legal strike or lockout, CSU 52 will help pressure the company for a fair deal. We will publicly declare our support for the workers letting the company know we are prepared to:
- Walk alongside UFCW Local 401 members on the picket lines;
- Help inform the public to support the workers through their economic sanctions;
- Ask our members to NOT cross the picket line to purchase groceries, gas, or any other goods.
We are committed to stand in solidarity with our fellow Coalition of Edmonton Civic Unions’ partners to ensure the workers get a fair deal. If there is anything further either I or our members can do to assist, please do not hesitate to contact me.