Empire Company Limited

Empire reaches important five-year labour agreement in Alberta

Today, Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMP.A) announced the ratification of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (“CBA”) for Alberta Safeway stores with UFCW 401, the Union representing the majority of its Safeway teammates in Alberta. The five-year CBA is competitive within the Alberta market, now placing Empire on a level playing field and providing flexibility and stability to better manage operational and labour costs in the province.