Lilydale hatchery workers achieve new agreement – UFCW 1118

Edmonton – November 29, 2016 – UFCW Canada Local 1118 members working at the Lilydale hatchery in Edmonton, Alberta have ratified a new collective agreement.

The Lilydale members service Sofina Foods’ agricultural partners and are an integral part of Alberta's poultry industry. Sofina Foods is the parent company of Lilydale.

Highlights of the new four-year agreement include:

“We are very proud of the level of engagement that the members demonstrated towards the bargaining process throughout negotiations,” says UFCW Canada Local 1118 Director Michael Hughes. “We came out of this process with a better collective agreement for the 1118 members, and a strong foundation to build on for future negotiations,” he adds.