We fight for fairness

With 28,000 members, we’re BC’s largest private sector union. Whether you’re already a member, looking to join, or want to find out more about what we do, we can help you find what you need.

What We Do

grocery & Retail sector

We represent thousands of staff  at stores across BC and the Yukon, including Save-on-Foods, Safeway, FreshCo, PriceSmart and Thrifty Foods.

industrial sector

We represent workers all across the food processing industry, fighting for fairer contracts that benefit everyone in this vital sector.

home healthcare sector

Our members are hard at work taking care of people in their homes. While they’re looking after people, we’re looking after them.

cannabis retail sector

Since 2020, the fast-growing BC Budtenders’ Union has represented workers in cannabis production and retail, from individual stores to bigger chains.

Join a union

Are you interested in organizing your workplace? Get in touch now for help and guidance throughout the unionizing process.

Industrial members of UFCW 1518 with President Kim Novak.