News Release: Union members begin strike action at Zehrs Great Foods and RCSS in Windsor area

July 1, 2015 at 11:45pm

— The 1,600 United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633 members working at Zehrs Great Foods and Real Canadian Superstores (RCSS) in Kent, Essex and Lambton counties, will begin legal strike action on July 2 at 12:01 a.m.

The Ministry of Labour Conciliation Officer has asked all parties involved in this set of negotiations to return to the bargaining table. As such, bargaining will also recommence as of July 2, however, UFCW Locals 175 & 633 members will proceed with their strike action in the meantime.

The nine affected stores where Union members will be picketing are:

RCSS Chatham
RCSS Leamington
RCSS Sarnia
RCSS Walker Road, Windsor
RCSS Dougall Ave, Windsor
Zehrs Great Foods, Kingsville
Zehrs Great Foods Malden Road, Windsor
Zehrs Great Foods Parkway Mall, Windsor
Zehrs Great Foods Manning Road, St Clair Beach

At the request of the Ministry of Labour appointed conciliation officer, the Union will not communicate any further with the media at this time.