Significant steps taken in their first collective agreement.
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Nearly 30 employees at the Quadra Village location of Cascadia Liquor applied for union certification early last week with an overwhelming majority supporting unionization.
In all, 40 workers are looking at improvements after four stores in BC ratified their first collective agreement in July.
By the time the weekend was over, hundreds of people had come by and expressed their support.
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They could be on the picket line as soon as Saturday July 8, and have invited the community to join them throughout the summer for what they are calling Solidarity Saturdays.
The 46 members will see numerous improvements in the three-year agreement.
It’s great news for the more than 400 workers at the plant. “This is going to make a real difference in my family’s life,” said Zack Cockle.