(Carrs/Safeway)-Employees with one (1) or more years of service must select their vacation week(s) in writing no later than February 1, 2018. After February 1st, the Employer shall respond to requests as soon as possible but within 14 days of the request being made. Vacations selected after February 1st will be approved on a first come/first serve basis in accordance with your Union Contract. Remember, Employees are NOT allowed to schedule vacations during the Christmas period from November 15th to December 31st except by mutual agreement between the Employer and the Employee. If your request is rejected for any other reason, please contact The UFCW Local 1496 Office and speak to your representative. For more information on Vacations, refer to your Union Contract. (Fred Meyer)-A vacation schedule will be given to each Meat Department Associate for them to complete by February 1st for submission to the Regional Office, where it will be put on a master schedule for the region and sent back to the stores to be approved by seniority. The Employer reserves the right to change and/or cancel vacations due to unexpected developments, such as illness of Associates, accidents, reduction in business, etc., and to block out certain weeks due to the needs of the business.
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