UNION TO VOTE ON FINAL OFFER IN CANADA LABOR DISPUTE

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The fate of a collective bargaining contract between Canada Safeway, Overwaitea Food Group and two United Food and Commercial Workers locals will be decided this week when union members vote on the companies' final offer.The chains filed for the last-offer vote May 30, when negotiations failed and a strike-lockout affecting 86 Safeway stores, 49 Overwaitea stores and

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The fate of a collective bargaining contract between Canada Safeway, Overwaitea Food Group and two United Food and Commercial Workers locals will be decided this week when union members vote on the companies' final offer.

The chains filed for the last-offer vote May 30, when negotiations failed and a strike-lockout affecting 86 Safeway stores, 49 Overwaitea stores and 14,000 employees was called in British Columbia.

Members of UFCW locals 2000 an

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