Strikes, Lockouts, & Boycotts

“Please respect the unions’ picket lines in the following disputes, and do not patronize these businesses until the dispute is settled.”

United Steelworkers 2009 – VS – Compass Group Canada (dba Morrison Group)
Major Issues: Wages, Concessions
Commenced: September 26, 2011

Teamsters, Local 31 – VS – The Great Canadian Railtour Company Ltd. (operating as Rocky Mountaineer Vacations)
Major Issues: Overtime Pay, Seniority, Progressive Discipline
Commenced: June 21, 2011

United Food & Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), Local 1518 – VS – Extra Foods (Maple Ridge)
Major Issues: Wages, Job Security
Commenced: December 15, 2008

Construction and Specialized Workers’ Union, Local 1611 – VS – Wescon Enterprises Ltd. (Trivern) (Armstrong)
Major Issues: Seniority, Benefits, Concessions
Commenced: July 25, 2001

 

Boycotts

Sodexo run Cafeteria at Air Canada Operations Centre Vancouver Airport – UNITE HERE! Local 40

Sklar Peppler, Alan White branded furniture, AW Manufacturing – CLC/USW

Philips Electronic Products, Quebec – CLC – USW 781