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Canada Safeway Reaches Tentative Agreement with British Columbia Clerks Union

Canada Safeway Reaches Tentative Agreement with British Columbia Clerks Union

VANCOUVER, April 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Safeway yesterday reached a tentative agreement with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Union Local 1518, covering approximately 6,600 company employees in British Columbia. The deal will be presented by Local 1518 for ratification by union members.  In the meantime, details of the settlement are being withheld pending ratification.

The Company negotiates independently with UFCW Local 247 and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Local 468 which represent the remainder of BC retail employees.

ABOUT CANADA SAFEWAY Canada Safeway, a wholly owned subsidiary of Safeway Inc. operates 224 stores across Western Canada.  Safeway Inc. is a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, based on sales. The company operates 1,641 stores in the United States and western Canada and had annual sales of $44.2 billion in 2012. The company's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SWY.

Canada Safeway Contact:  John Graham, (204) 487-5736

SOURCE: Canada Safeway Limited

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