Superstore Negotiations

We’ve been planning and preparing for negotiations with Loblaw for a new union contract for Real Canadian Superstore Employees. Check back here regularly for up-to-date information on our bargaining campaign.


Here is a listing of information and updates we’ve shared with Superstore union members related to negotiations with Loblaws in Alberta.

2021-05-07Gains Made But Frustration Builds
Union negotiating committee members grow frustrated with Superstore’s refusal, amid record profits due to COVID, to reinstate hazard/pandemic pay. However, progress is made on improved union representation rights.

2020-08-21Staying Focussed
After a harsh start to the week, we stayed focussed and made some good ground in negotiations this week.

2020-07-24Good Progress, but Let’s Keep Pushing!
Our Superstore Bargaining Committee met with Loblaw again this week and was able to secure a number of meaningful victories. We need to stay engaged and continue pushing.

2020-07-01 – Bargaining Update from our first meeting
Superstore bargaining committee members discuss our initial meeting with Loblaw as we get set to bargain a new contract for Alberta Superstore employees.

2020-05-07Superstore Negotiations Update: 1st Meeting With Loblaw Next Week
In this update, we talk about how your Superstore negotiations team has met the challenge of bargaining during the current unique circumstances. Further, we ask you to check out our latest video explaining union proposals.

2020-04-15Superstore Negotiations Update – Bargaining training begins
With a well-prepared Negotiating Team, we will negotiate hard and push Loblaw to improve the working condition at Superstore. We plan to negotiate through the summer and get Loblaw to agree to a new contract as soon as possible.

2020-04-08Your Negotiations Team, A real connection to you
We introduce to you your Negotiations Team! There to form a real connection between what happens at the negotiations table and the feelings of Superstore members.

2020-04-01A negotiating team that represents you
We discuss how negotiations can proceed during COVID-19 and we introduce our proposed bargaining dates.

2020-03-26 About to get started!
Dates are being scheduled to meet with your employer to begin working toward achieving improvements to your union contract. We will be engaging in “open bargaining”. The concept of open bargaining and a rotating negotiations team is introduced in the accompanying video.

2020-03-18Fighting this together!
We discuss the implications of the COVID-19 crisis and what impact it will have on Superstore negotiations.

2019-11-21Your Superstore Negotiations
The announcement that preparation for negotiations has begun and a request for our Superstore members to make sure their contact information is up to date.

2019-03-29Notice of Proposal Meetings
We provide a notice to all Alberta Superstore employees of upcoming proposal meetings, where we will discuss what we want to change about our union contract at Superstore.