Radio ads highlight savings of up to 35% over private stores and a larger selection of popular products.
'Both sides worked together to make the work site a better place for the staff and clients.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
BCGEU says the province should say no to liquor lobbyists, take back the $160 million it is now spending to subsidize private liquor operators and expand the province's network of publicly-run retail stores.
Public liquor stores offer better selection and prices as much as 35% per cent lower than private stores.
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BCGEU survey finds 93% of all private store prices higher than government-run stores. None were lower.
Preparations now underway in all sectors to reach new agreements before the expiry of current contracts in 2010.
'It means that they will now have protections like a grievance procedure, shop stewards, strong health and safety language and, of course, higher wages."' - Darryl Walker.
Campaign carries the message for public liquor stores in British Columbia