UFCW WORKERS AT WESTFAIR STORES APPROVE WALKOUT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- More than 2,100 cashiers, shelf-stockers, butchers and bakers in 18 Westfair Foods-owned Superstores and Extra Foods outlets across Manitoba have voted to strike Nov. 10, one day after their present union contract expires.The United Food and Commercial Workers union members voted in favor of a walkout to force Westfair to boost a larger number of part-time employees to full-time

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- More than 2,100 cashiers, shelf-stockers, butchers and bakers in 18 Westfair Foods-owned Superstores and Extra Foods outlets across Manitoba have voted to strike Nov. 10, one day after their present union contract expires.

The United Food and Commercial Workers union members voted in favor of a walkout to force Westfair to boost a larger number of part-time employees to full-time status.

UFCW spokesman Don Keith said only 8.5% of Westfair's staff is full-

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