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.
Group says sectoral bargaining provides a concrete path to improvements .
The BC government announced that the minimum wage will be increasing to $16.75 per hour. SEIU Local 2 member Marissa Iacobucci was invited to speak at the event.
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