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Liquor Store Workers

May 5, 2009

BCGEU survey finds 93% of all private store prices higher than government-run stores. None were lower.

May 4, 2009

BCGEU responds to bogus suggestion by Vancouver Province writer on NDP and beer prices.

April 28, 2009

'Unfortunately we are bargaining with an employer that does not realize just how much has changed.' - Vanda Klumper.

April 8, 2009

'When working people do well, business does well.' - LCBO.

March 18, 2009

Over the past five years LCBO profits have totalled nearly $6 billion in Ontario. The agency operates at a profit margin of 48.9% and it still wants concessions from employees.

March 10, 2009

Publicly-owned Ontario liquor board made $1.35 billion in profits for the Ontario taxpayers in 2007-08.

March 4, 2009

'We made a commitment before the last election that we would not be privatizing the liquor stores.' - Dan D'Autremont.

February 12, 2009

Members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE) in 14 public sector bargaining units have voted to accept their tentative agreements.

January 19, 2009

The pressure to privatize liquor sales is relentless. A new round of debate is currently underway in Manitoba. In this article, the case against privatization is outlined by the leader of the province's largest public sector union.

January 5, 2009

MGEU debunks claim that alcohol is just another commodity like blue jeans.