Workers at three private liquor stores unionized with SEIU Local 2.
Berezan gave 10% wage increase to staff at non-unionized stores after employees at 3 outlets joined union
Berezan Hospitality Group Liquor Store employees have joined SEIU Local 2 at three locations in the Lower Mainland and Interior
Prince George – SEIU Local 2 Branch 300 members at Prince George’s Pacific Western Brewing Company, which produces the iconic Cariboo Lager, ratified a 3-year Memorandum of Agreement on July 31st. The Agreement was approved with an 83% YES vote and has achieved major gains for the membership.
Chippeway is a shop steward at BDL in Port Coquitlam, BC, and sits on the Joint Health & Safety Committee. He’s been a member since 2007. His family was impacted by the residential school system.
Burnaby B.C – Members of Branch 300 of SEIU Local 2 ratified a new collective bargaining agreement on May 29th with Brewers Distributor LTD’s Port Coquitlam distribution centre, representing truck drivers, warehouse, and bottle sort workers.
Delta, BC – Turning Point Brewery workers ratified their first Collective Agreement on Saturday, with an overwhelming majority voting “yes” to a contract that includes yearly wage increases, various job protections and benefits.
Unionization can open new opportunities for negotiating dignity, safety, and justice for brewery workers countrywide
The SEIU Local 2 members are in the midst of negotiations with their employer, Wine Rack, which is owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan through one of their holdings
Brewery workers vote 93% in favour of unionization in a response to low wages and lack of transparency from management.